Appropriate for: College/University
Dear Lisa: A Letter to My Sisterby J Clements
Women's dreams, women's stories
"Remember how our parents told us we could do or be anythings we wanted? Well that was fine, but what if I wanted to be Tonto or Sky King?" The film maker questions her sister, herself and others about the dreams and hopes they had growing up as girls in contrast to the reality they face as women. Topics include: play, sports, careers, motherhood, body image, sexual assault and self-esteem.
Video Rating Guide for Libraries, Vol.2, No.4
full review Nancy McCray
...a haunting portrayal of that moment between girlhood and womanhood. It's moving and very real.
Dr. Arlie Hochschild
Sociology, University of California
One of the best films I've seen on women's issues, perspectives, and sexism.
Education Foundation, La Crosse, Wisconsin
...provides a tapestry of women's voices, inviting the audience to identify at will and develop a sense of mutuality.
Journal of Sex Education and Therapy
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Subject: Women's Studies/Men's Studies