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War on Women

A powerful exploration of women’s rights.
4/5

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Brooke Malesan’s documentary is an enlightening and empowering exploration of the ongoing fight for gender equality and women’s rights. From the very beginning, the film captures viewers’ attention with a powerful montage of famous voices, setting the tone for a thought-provoking and educational experience.

One of the film’s greatest strengths is its ability to educate and inform, presenting the various branches of feminism and delving into the complexities of oppression and marginalization faced by women. Malesan skillfully weaves together historical recounts and present-day struggles, painting a comprehensive picture of the tireless fight for women’s liberation.

The film’s scope extends beyond America, shedding light on global movements and highlighting the shared challenges faced by women across the world. This global perspective offers viewers a truly comprehensive understanding of the gender equality movement.

Notably, the documentary fearlessly delves into sensitive subjects, such as sexual abuse and abortion laws. By tackling these issues head-on, it creates a space for important discussions about topics that are often silenced or dismissed. This commitment to addressing difficult topics is what makes the film a powerful tool for education and awareness.

The film’s editing is commendable, seamlessly weaving together interviews, historical footage, and analysis. Combined with the contributions of several activists, these elements come together to create an impactful blend of personal stories and factual information.

In conclusion, Brooke Malesan’s documentary is a powerful and thought-provoking educational tool that sheds light on the ongoing fight for gender equality and women’s rights. By exploring the complexities of this struggle, piecing together historical context, and unapologetically showcasing the voices of activists, the film serves as both a catalyst for change and a testament to the strength and resilience of women worldwide.

Brief Synopsis

Some things aren’t normal; they have been normalized. There’s a difference. War on Women is an informative and reflexive bite-size documentary that explores the historical and ongoing fight for women’s rights. Through interviews, archived footage, and infographics, the film explores four waves of the feminist movement, and the changes that were influenced by challenging societal expectations and laws that ultimately regress women’s rights.
War on Women Short Documentary

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Director(s): Brooke Malesan
Writer(s): Brooke Malesan
Cast: Autumn MacDuff, Nazin Ghaffarizadeh, Nikki Pawluk
Producer(s): Megan Sergerie
Director of Photography: Autumn MacDuff
Animation: Brooke Malesan

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Runtime: 16 min

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War on Women

A powerful exploration of women’s rights.
4/5

Review

Brooke Malesan’s documentary is an enlightening and empowering exploration of the ongoing fight for gender equality and women’s rights. From the very beginning, the film captures viewers’ attention with a powerful montage of famous voices, setting the tone for a thought-provoking and educational experience.

One of the film’s greatest strengths is its ability to educate and inform, presenting the various branches of feminism and delving into the complexities of oppression and marginalization faced by women. Malesan skillfully weaves together historical recounts and present-day struggles, painting a comprehensive picture of the tireless fight for women’s liberation.

The film’s scope extends beyond America, shedding light on global movements and highlighting the shared challenges faced by women across the world. This global perspective offers viewers a truly comprehensive understanding of the gender equality movement.

Notably, the documentary fearlessly delves into sensitive subjects, such as sexual abuse and abortion laws. By tackling these issues head-on, it creates a space for important discussions about topics that are often silenced or dismissed. This commitment to addressing difficult topics is what makes the film a powerful tool for education and awareness.

The film’s editing is commendable, seamlessly weaving together interviews, historical footage, and analysis. Combined with the contributions of several activists, these elements come together to create an impactful blend of personal stories and factual information.

In conclusion, Brooke Malesan’s documentary is a powerful and thought-provoking educational tool that sheds light on the ongoing fight for gender equality and women’s rights. By exploring the complexities of this struggle, piecing together historical context, and unapologetically showcasing the voices of activists, the film serves as both a catalyst for change and a testament to the strength and resilience of women worldwide.

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No artists for this title have been featured on Spotlight.

Brief Synopsis

Some things aren’t normal; they have been normalized. There’s a difference. War on Women is an informative and reflexive bite-size documentary that explores the historical and ongoing fight for women’s rights. Through interviews, archived footage, and infographics, the film explores four waves of the feminist movement, and the changes that were influenced by challenging societal expectations and laws that ultimately regress women’s rights.
War on Women Short Documentary

Credits

Director(s): Brooke Malesan
Writer(s): Brooke Malesan
Cast: Autumn MacDuff, Nazin Ghaffarizadeh, Nikki Pawluk
Producer(s): Megan Sergerie
Director of Photography: Autumn MacDuff
Animation: Brooke Malesan

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Country:
Language:
Year:
Runtime: 16 min
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