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Women and Film


General Sites

Angles: Women Working in Film and Video
An international publication which recognizes "the innovative and important contribution women have made and continue to make in the field of film and video."
http://www.people.virginia.edu/~pm9k/libsci/Angles/angles.html
Camera Obscura
A publication devoted to the critical study of the representation of women in film, popular culture and media, and the arts. Includes Tables of Contents, password required to view articles.
http://www.iupressjournals.indiana.edu/camera 
Concentric Media
An educational video production company whose mission is to "document social issues", many of which include women.
http://www.concentric.org/
Film Studies
From the WSS "core list" of printed publications on women and film by Ellen Broidy.
http://www.library.wisc.edu/libraries/WomensStudies/core/crfilm.htm
Films and Documentaries about Women in Southeast Asia
Organized by country, a filmmography of films at UC Berkeley some with lengthy descriptions and reviews.
http://globetrotter.berkeley.edu/GlobalGender/film.seas.html
Films and Documentaries by and about Women in Africa
A filmmography of films at UC Berkeley, some with lengthy descriptions and reviews.
http://globetrotter.berkeley.edu/GlobalGender/africafilm.html
Great Women of Film
Resources for the development and documentation of the work of women in the film industry by the authors of the book, Great Women in Film.
http://www.womenfilmmakers.com/links.html
Scary Women in Film
From the UCLA symposium on this topic.
http://www.cinema.ucla.edu/women/
Syllabi on the Web for Women- and Gender-Related Courses
A list published by the Center for Women and Information Technology, University of Maryland.
http://www.umbc.edu/cwit/syl_film.html
Women and Film in Europe
Information on International Film Festivals, links to resources about international women and film.
http://www.womenfilmnet.org/
Women in Film
Text and Art by Maria Pearse
http://www.hal-pc.org/~questers/womanhood/women_in_film.html
Women of Film and Color Film Festival
Sponsored by University of California, Santa Cruz.
http://www2.ucsc.edu/woc/fvf.html

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Directories, Criticism and Reviews

Feminist Film Criticism
From the University of Oregon's guide to library and Web resources.
http://libweb.uoregon.edu/subjguid/women/femfilm.html
Feminist Film Reviews
From the University of Maryland's Women's Studies database.
http://www.inform.umd.edu/EdRes/Topic/WomensStudies/FilmReviews/
Films and Video on Women, Gender, and Feminism
From the Northern Arizona University's Women's Studies database.
http://www.nau.edu/~wst/access/media/media.html
Grrls Gyrls Girls
Screenwriting resources: links for writers, screenwriters, filmmakers, television, film arts and entertainment.
http://www.madscreenwriter.com/womens.htm
OutTakes
Lesbian film reviews.
http://www.outtakes.net/
PopcornQ
"The ultimate online home for the queer moving image."
http://www.planetout.com/pno/entertainment/
South Asian Women's Cinema
Articles and Reviews from South Asian Women Network (SAWNet) of films by and/or about S. Asian women.
http://www.umiacs.umd.edu/users/sawweb/sawnet/cinema.html
 
Women and Gender Studies Videotapes
Listing of videos from UC Berkeley's Moffit Library.
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC/WomenVid.html
 
Women in Cinema: A Reference Guide
Comprehensive reference source including bibliographies, biographies and reviews.
http://www.people.virginia.edu/~pm9k/libsci/womFilm.html

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Organizations

New York Women in Film and Television
A nonprofit membership organization dedicated to helping women achieve the highest standard of professionalism in film, television and other programming media.
http://www.nywift.org/
Women in Film
Women In Film is a professional organization founded in Los Angeles in 1973 with the commitment to recognize, develop, and actively promote the unique visions of women in the global communications industry.
http://wif.org/home/index.html
Women in the Director's Chair
A media arts organization dedicated to exhibiting and promoting films and videos by women artists that reflect a diversity of cultures, experiences and styles.
http://electrapages.com/wom3435a.htm
Women Make Movies
"A national non-profit feminist media arts organization whose multicultural programs provide resources for both users and producers of media by women."
http://www.wmm.com/

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