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” In her latest documentary Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines, Guevara-Flanagan talks with TV’s Wonder Woman Lynda Carter, The Bionic Woman Lindsay Wagner, second-wave feminism icon Gloria Steinem, and third-wave feminist/punk rocker Kathleen Hanna about this comic icon’s influence on the American zeitgeist over the past 70 years. And as the clip below—courtesy of THR —shows, the filmmaker also reveals how Wonder Woman has inspired everyday women, like Carmela Lane, a Wonder Woman fan and mom… ” Cinema Blen
Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines
WONDER WOMEN! THE UNTOLD STORY OF AMERICAN SUPERHEROINES traces the fascinating evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, WONDER WOMEN! looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society’s anxieties about women’s liberation. WONDER WOMEN! goes behind the scenes with Lynda Carter, Lindsay Wagner, comic writers and artists, and real-life superheroines such as Gloria Steinem, Kathleen Hanna and others, who offer an enlightening and entertaining counterpoint to the male-dominated superhero genre.
Small Faces (1996)
Directed by Gillies MacKinnon
“Small Faces (1996) is a Scottish film directed by Gillies MacKinnon about gangs, specifically the Tongs, in 1960s Glasgow. The film received a BBFC Certificate of 15 (intended for audiences aged 15 and over) within the United Kingdom. Some[who?] argued that because of the high levels of violence and adult themes portrayed in this film, an 18 Certificate would have been more suitable.”
Small Faces Trailer (1996)
WE ARE THE MODS (2O1O)
Director: E. E. Cassidy
” Sadie’s art is her photography. Nico’s art is her life. Together they explore Britain’s 60’s mod culture of music, fashion, drugs and vintage scooters in contemporary Los Angeles. Sadie observes the world through the lens of her 35 mm camera, but everything changes when she meets Nico, the new “mod” girl who was born with Milroy’s disease that causes her to have abnormal swelling in her foot. Nico doesn’t hide her disability, in fact she loves the spotlight. Sadie is drawn into Nico’s thrilling world of aesthetics where Sadie learns about herself and who she really is. “