!Women Art Revolution Reviews

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January 30, 2018
On the bright side though, it works as a good introduction to the subject and it highlights radical feminism as a political ideology.
November 7, 2013
An intimate, insider portrait of the most influential art movement of the late 20th century.
May 14, 2012
...a real trip down memory lane for people involved in the early feminist movement in the United States (the soundtrack alone will push your nostalgia button), and a great resource for teaching...
November 3, 2011
Contrasting with the ferment of the times, the film is orderly and rather subdued, but it's an excellent introduction to a movement that produced artists as diverse as Yoko Ono, Cindy Sherman, and Miranda July.
October 26, 2011
A compelling story emerges of a feminist art movement inspired by the civil rights and anti-war movements, its loosely organized members striving for equality and recognition through guerrilla protest tactics that were in themselves art.
October 26, 2011
This doc is real gem -- as relevant to the feminist art movement as Exit Through the Gift Shop was for street art, albeit less flashy in its composition.
October 26, 2011
An important film about the women's art scene which has never really received its due.
October 26, 2011
What the director succeeds in doing is constructing a powerful educational tool that incorporates primary documents and oral histories of the women who made the movement, giving them space to finally have their voices heard.
September 27, 2011
[The] footage -- some 125 hours of it -- became perhaps the only known record of an entire movement of art that was otherwise unseen and undocumented.
August 26, 2011
A staunch declaration of identification and reverence.
August 26, 2011
Has meaningful things to say about race, class, power, sexuality, and economics as well.
August 25, 2011
By the end of the film, you'll be searching out the work of Judy Chicago, Sheila de Bretteville, Faith Ringgold, Miranda July and the Guerrilla Girls, among many others.
August 19, 2011
It's both enlightening and a bit messy, but then history is always messy.
July 14, 2011
These women deserve to have their voices heard, and this film finally lets them have their say.
June 16, 2011
An astute mix of interviews with artists, critics and experts on the movement.
June 14, 2011
It's affecting, and the tone, which is polemical, is also rueful and realistic.
June 1, 2011
To see this seismic subculture memorialized with such an amazing trove of archival clips is worth tolerating pretentious blather; you feel like you're bearing witness to a monumental act of reclamation.
May 31, 2011
Passionate, contentious, funny, sincere, politically attuned.
May 31, 2011
!Women Art Revolution moves briskly, unfolding as one lively sit-down after another with artists, scholars, and curators who established themselves at the height of second-wave feminism.
February 15, 2011
Rich portrait of the Feminist Art Movement.
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