Russian Feminism: Twenty Years Forward
- Author: Beth Holmgren
- Publisher: INDIANA UNIVERSITY PRESS
- Published: 2009-08-10
- ISBN-10: 0253354315
- ISBN-13: 9780253354310
- Format: DVD
- Size: 5.5 X 0.5 X 7.5
- Weight: 0.2 lbs.
- Copyright: 2009
- Subject: SOCIAL SCIENCE / Feminism & Feminist Theory
Our Price: $21.95
This film portrays how Russians and Americans collaborated in reviving women's activism in the USSR AND post-Soviet Russia and in creating Russian women's studies on both sides of the ocean. The film is based on interviews with 18 experts who eengages in this project, including activists and scholars including Olga Lipovskaia, Nadezhda Azhgikhina and others. Participants assess the project's successes and failures since the days of glasnost and discuss the stiff challenges that Russian feminists face in the Putin-Medvedev era. An accompanying bookley with short summary of Russian women's history contextualizes the film. (Run time: 35 mins.)
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