Films for Feminist Classrooms : NEW publication from Signs!!

This will be a great resource! Right now it is a new OAJ (open access journal) and hopefully it will remain available to all. Contains reviews of many of the best new films from documentaries to popular that might be used in a feminist classroom. Here’s part of the contents of Vol 1 issue 1. Think about submitting your reviews to this publication.

Films for Feminist Classrooms

Journal Issue 1.1

Spring 2009

Edited by Ariella Rotramel and Julie Ann Salthouse



To See if I’m Smiling (dir. Tamar Yarom, 2007)

Leila Khaled: Hijacker (dir. Lina Makboul, 2006)

My Daughter the Terrorist

(dir. Beate Anestad and Morten Daae, 2007)

go to films review

Reviewed by

Dorit Naaman


(dir. by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmorland, 2006)

La Quinceañera (dir. by Adam Taub, 2007)

go to films review

Sarah E. Ryan

No! The Rape Documentary

(dir. Aisha Shahidah Simmons, 2006)

go to film review

Cheryl Clarke

Child Brides: Stolen Lives (dir. Amy Bucher, 2007)

go to film review

Emily Bent

All of Us (dir. Emily Abt, 2008)

Living on the Fault Line, Where Race and Family Meet (dir. Jeff Farber, 2007)

I Have No Memory of my Direction
(dir. Midi Onodera, 2005)

go to films review

Kristen W. Springer

Rosenstrasse (dir. Margarethe von Trotta, 2003)

go to film review

Belinda Davis

The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo

(dir. Lisa F. Jackson, 2007)

go to film review

Rachel Zaslow

The Aggressives (dir. Daniel Peddle, 2005)

Black and White (dir. Kirsty MacDonald, 2006)

Boy I Am (dir. Sam Feder and Julie Hollar, 2006)

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C. Riley Snorton

Never Perfect (dir. Regina Park, 2007)

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Andrew Mazzaschi

Slumdog Millionaire (dir. Danny Boyle, 2008)

go to film review

Laurel Mei Turbin and Ashwini Hardikar

The Breast Cancer Diaries

(dir. Linda Pattillo, 2006)

go to film review

Kim Gilmore

Generation M: Misogyny in Media & Culture

(dir. Thomas Keith, 2008)

Women behind the Camera

(dir. Alexis Krasilovsky, 2007)

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Agatha Beins

Born into Brothels: Calcutta’s Red Light Kids
(dir. Zana Briski and Ross Kauffman, 2005)

go to film review

Sarah E. Ryan


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