“Nelly” —  New Film Looks at Life and Work of Canadian Writer

Arcan was both appreciated and reviled. She was a finalist for the revered French literary awards, the Prix Médicis and the Prix Fémina. Perhaps the public couldn’t forgive her for living the life that she wrote about.

Lou Andreas-Salomé, The Audacity to be Free

Reminiscent of two big movies of the late 1960s, “Isadora” and “Women In Love” — both made when the Women’s Movement was gaining traction — the film is a rich tapestry of history, emotion, and visual imagery.

Lauren Zapf: Changing the Dialogue For Women Vets

Female vets must be recognized as contributing members of society, with valuable abilities and talents to bring into their communities.

“Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life”

Adriana Zavala, guest curator, qualified Kahlo’s home as an “extension of her personal cosmology,” saying, “There are still things to learn about Kahlo.”

A Conversation with Derrick Adams

The need for an ongoing “dual identity,” as a means of survival for the adult black male, is a theme that repeatedly manifests itself in Adams’s work.

A Conversation with Grace Graupe-Pillard

“The work is a commentary on the age I have lived in. I am a documentarian, recording the critical moments of my life and those of society.”

Feminist Stories From Women’s Liberation: 1963-1970

Lee’s film yields a “complex and multilayered” account which she hopes will instruct her daughter, and future generations of girls, about the struggle that preceded them.

A Conversation with Kendall Shaw

While his father’s side of the family inspired a progressive path for Shaw, his mother was aghast at his choice—at age 26—to travel to New York City to study with Stuart Davis.

Eve Ensler Unveils “One Billion Rising”

It hasn’t exactly been a stellar start to 2012 for American women. Rick Santorum’s theory that birth control is “harmful to women” would have Margaret Sanger spinning in her grave. Then there was Fox pundit Liz Trotta’s question to those who have been raped in the military, “What did you expect?” The landscape has appeared […]

“Gloria: In Her Own Words” — A Life in Activism

Repeatedly referenced as a “feminist icon,” Steinem often functions as a blank slate upon which others imprint their own anxieties, appreciation, disapproval or angry resentments.