Representation of women in film - very basic overview

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Representation of women in film - very basic overview

  1. 1. Representation of Women in Film A Basic Overview
  2. 2. Bechdel Test • To pass this ‘test’ a film has to: 1. Have at least two [named] women in it 2. Who talk to each other 3. About something besides a man • Can you think of any recent films that might pass this?
  3. 3. 1940s – the femme fatale • http://youtu.be/Gz-5wKegyOw
  4. 4. 1950s - Marilyn • http://youtu.be/e5_GTzZFwwI
  5. 5. 1960s - Audrey • http://youtu.be/buIAtvhEpFQ
  6. 6. 1970s – getting more diverse?
  7. 7. 1980s – from power dressing to action to motherhood • http://youtu.be/AQBAc1qCMOc
  8. 8. • http://youtu.be/c4Jo8QoOTQ4 • http://youtu.be/zNE0dlHcmgA
  9. 9. 1990s – the game changer • http://youtu.be/PRr0HY9MPZ0
  10. 10. 1990s – or did they change?
  11. 11. 2000s – some ideas • http://youtu.be/kC5L4IJoERM
  12. 12. 2000s – some ideas • http://youtu.be/dad4-gQfhMs
  13. 13. 2000s – some ideas • http://youtu.be/ot6C1ZKyiME
  14. 14. 2000s – some ideas • http://youtu.be/4eHOGvEr15I
  15. 15. 2000s – some ideas • http://youtu.be/KAOmTMCtGkI
  16. 16. 2010 • http://youtu.be/5jaI1XOB-bs
  17. 17. Did you notice? • • • • Every film mentioned is American They all feature white women They’re all slim They’re all mainstream films • Your task: research a wider variety of films and representations of young women, focusing on countries other than the US

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