Feminist Lens

The long history of gender inequity in the film industry continues to be an important issue.
Our aim is to support women in film by ensuring the documentation of
women's creative contributions to film both in front of and behind the lens.
 
Upcoming Screenings and Events

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Featured Screening of the 2016 Peabody Award Winner

March 30, 2017, 7pm
Followed by a discussion with filmmaker Mikaela Shwer and Angy Rivera

Kathleen W. Ludwig Global Village Living Learning Center

April 25, 2017, 6pm
New Brunswick Free Public Library

Don't Tell Anyone (No Le Digas a Nadie) is a film about courage, facing insurmountable obstacles and the determination to fight for justice. In an environment where silence is often seen as necessary for survival, 24 year-old Angy Rivera steps out of the shadows to share her parallel journey of being undocumented and sexually abused, an ordeal all too common in her community. We follow Angy's personal story from poverty in rural Colombia to the front page of The New York Times, as she becomes a beacon in a movement for national change. Along her journey, Angy inspires her undocumented mother Maria to speak openly about her status as well. Through verite footage and candid interviews, we witness firsthand the all too real consequences faced by over 11 million undocumented people in America today, many of whom have no options for a pathway to citizenship.
71 minutes, film by Mikaela Shwer.
This program is in conjunction with the exhibition Living in the Shadows: Underground Immigrant Communities.


Past Screening and Events


2016

Co-Sponsored Events

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Audrie & Daisy
November 20, 2016, 6:30pm
Rutgers Cinema

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Washington Jewish Film Festival
February 24 - March 6, 2016
Various Locations in Washington, DC

 
 

2014

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MTV: Momentum Technology Videos
Online Film Festival
October 1, 2014 - April 1, 2015



2014 Co-Sponsored Events    

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Blue Like Me: The Art of Siona Benjamin
November 12, 2014
Flomenhaft Gallery, New York, NY

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An Evening with Debra Zimmerman
November 3, 2014
Trayes Hall, Douglass Student Center, Rutgers University

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The Punk Singer: A Film About Kathleen Hanna
October 22, 2014, 7pm, followed by Q&A with Director Sini Anderson
NJC Lounge, Douglass Campus Center, Rutgers University

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W.A.R.! Women Art Revolution
March 9, 2014, 3pm, followed by a discussion with Filmmaker
Lynn Hershman Leeson
Princeton Public Library, Princeton, NJ

   


2013

Co-Sponsored Events

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My Beautiful Women: Films of Brigitte Cornard
March 23, April 13, and April 20, 2013
French Institute | Alliance Francaise, Tinker Auditorium, New York, NY

   

2012

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Lady Kul El-Arab
by Ibtisam Salh Mara'ana

December 4, 2012, 7pm
Princeton Public Library, Princeton, NJ

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Iranian Film Festival:
Mainline and
We are Half of Iran's Population
November 28, 2012, 5:30pm
College Avenue Campus Student Center, Rutgers University

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Iranian Film Festival:
Heiran

November 20, 2012, 5:30pm
College Avenue Campus Student Center, Rutgers University

     

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Iranian Film Festival:
Daughters of the Sun

November 15, 2012, 5:30pm
Livingston Campus Student Center, Rutgers University

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Persepolis
November 14, 2012, 7pm
Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton, NJ

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Women, Film, and Storytelling
in the Middle East

A hands-on filmmaking workshop for high school students
November 10, 2012
New Brunswick Public Library, New Brunswick, NJ

     

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Iranian Film Festival:
Offside

November 6, 2012, 5:30pm
NJC Lounge, Douglass Campus Center, Rutgers University

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Rutgers Jewish
Film Festival:
Fertile Crescent
Film Series

October 30-November 10, 2012

Regal Theatre, North Brunswick, NJ

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New Jersey Film Festival:
Women Without Men
by Shirin Neshat and
Faridoun Farrokh

October 27, 2012, 7pm
Voorhees Hall, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University

     

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New Jersey Film Festival:
Caramel by Nadine Labiki

October 26, 2012, 7pm
Voorhees Hall, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University




2011

Co-Sponsored Events

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Passionate Politics:
The Life and Work of Charlotte Bunch

April 11, 2011, 6pm
Ruth Dill Johnson Crocket Building

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The Heretics
March 3, 2011, 7pm, followed by a conversation with Director
Joan Braderman
NJC Lounge, Douglass Campus Center, Rutgers University


 


2010

Co-Sponsored Events

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A Woman Like That
November 17, 2010, 5pm, followed by a Q&A with Filmmakers Ellen Weissbrod
and Melissa Powell
Zimmerli Art Museum

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The Heretics
March 12, 2010, 7:30pm, followed by a conversation with Filmmaker and Princeton University Professor Su Friedrich
Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton, NJ