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“If there has been a second through the sixties, seventies, or eighties that modified the background of the women’s movie circulation, B. Ruby wealthy used to be there. half journalistic chronicle, half memoir, Chick Flicks—with its definitive, the-way-it-was number of essays—captures the delivery and progress of feminist film.

For over 3 many years wealthy has been some of the most vital voices in feminist movie feedback. Her presence at movie gala's, her movie reports within the Village Voice, Elle, Out, and the suggest, and her commentaries at the public radio software “The World” have secured her a spot as a important determine within the historical past of what she deems “cinefeminism.” within the wish new iteration of feminist movie tradition can be revitalized by means of reclaiming its personal background, wealthy introduces each one essay with an autobiographical prologue that describes the highbrow, political, and private moments from which the paintings arose. shuttle, softball, intercourse, and voodoo all one way or the other healthy right into a ebook that incorporates vintage wealthy articles protecting such issues because the antiporn move, the flicks of Yvonne Rainer, a Julie Christie stopover at to Washington, and the traditionally evocative movie Mädchen in Uniform.”

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