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W.A.R. !women art revolution / A Hotwire Production ; A Film by Lynn Hershman Leeson ; Executive Producer, Sarah Peter ; Co Producer, Alexandra Chowaniec ; Producers, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Kyle Stephan ; Wiriter, Editor, Director ; Lynn Hershman Leeson.

Hershman-Leeson, Lynn, 1941- (Added Author). Hotwire Productions. (Added Author). Zeitgeist Films. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (83 min.) : sound, color, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Zeitgeist Films, 2012.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced in the United States as a motion picture and released in 2010.
Special features include: interviews with Lynn Hershman Leeson, comic artist Spain Rodriguez and philanthropist Elizabeth A. Sackler; featurette on RAWWAR, the film's interactive companion piece; theatrical trailers.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Original score, Carrie Brownstein.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Lynn Hershman Leeson.
Summary, etc.:
An entertaining and revelatory 'secret history' of feminist art,!Women Art Revolution deftly illuminates the under-explored movement through conversations, observations, archival footage, and works of visionary artists, historians, curators, and critics. Starting from its roots in the 1960s antiwar and civil rights protests, the film details developments in women's art through the 1970s and explores how the pioneering artists created the most significant art movement of the late 20th century.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen presentation, 1.78:1 aspect ratio; NTSC, all region; Stereo.
Language Note:
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Women artists.
Feminism and art.
Genre: Documentary films.
Feature films.

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