The Hand That Holds the Camera

The Hand That Holds the Camera : Interviews with Women Film and Video Directors

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Images of girls and women in books, ads, films and on television influence the way that girls and women see themselves. This book, considering it important that women control the images in these powerful media, interviews seven female film and video makers and questions their thoughts on their subject and theme choices and the role that they play in presenting women differently. It presents an overview of the lives of these women and discusses how they developed their careers. The interviews were conducted shortly before the book was originally published in 1988. This is a fascinating detailed insight into feminism and film and the importance of gender in both the creation and presentation of film.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 306 pages
  • 158.75 x 234.95mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138989398
  • 9781138989399

Table of contents

Introduction  1. Doris Chase  2. Michelle Citron  3. Kavery Dutta  4. Tami Gold  5. Amalie Rothschild  6. Meg Switzgable  7. Linda Yellenshow more