Film Series

Thursday Night Judy Chicago Film Series for Spring 2014
6:30-8:30 p.m. in 207 Arts Cottage
(calendar may be revised throughout the semester)

The public film showings provide an opportunity to discuss the films together in person. Many of the films are also available on the Chicago Channel and linked by their title in the calendar below. Both during the film showings and afterwards, the conversation can continue with social media. Instructions on how to use the social media set up for the Judy Chicago Film Series is below.

Jan. 16 Judy Chicago: A Conversation With Her Younger Self  (2012, Pomona College, 1:12 min)

Makers: Women Who Make America, Part 1: Awakening (2013, Barak Goodman, 57:44 min)

Tropes v. Women, Straw Feminists (2011, Anita Sarkeesian, 10:20 min)

Jan. 23 Guerrillas in Our Midst (1992, Amy Harrison, 35 min)

Right Out of History (1980, Johanna Demetrakas, 75 min) 

Jan. 30 The Dinner Party: Tour of the Exhibition (1976, 45 min.)

Makers: Women Who Make America, Part 2: Changing the World (2013, Barak Goodman, 57:44 min)

Feb. 6 No Compromise: Lessons in Feminist Art with Judy Chicago (2002, Susanne Schwibs, 54 min)
Feb. 13
No film this week.
Feb. 12-15:  Cultural Conversations. THE RIGHT TO REMAIN VIOLENT: GUN CONTROL F/OR A NEW CIVILIZATION. Performances at 7:30 p.m. at The Penn State Downtown Theatre Center on Allen.
Feb. 20 PowerPlay (2012, Judy Chicago in conversation with Dr. Jonathan D. Katz about “ReViewing PowerPlay”, July 7, 2012, moderated by Merry Scully at the New Mexico Museum, 57:59 min)
Feb. 27 !W.A.R. ! Woman Art Revolution (2010, by Lynn Herschman Leeson, 83 min)
March 6 Womanhouse (1974, Johanna Demetrakas, 47 min)

Woman’s Building (Susan Mogul, 8:55 min)

Judy Chicago and California Girls (1971, Judith Dancoff, 24 min)

At Home: A Kentucky Project (2002, John Warren Oakes, 20 min)

March 20 Judy Chicago: The Birth Project (1985, Vivian Kleiman Productions, 20:35 min)
The Last Taboo: Identities Politics of Motherhood 
(2012, Kate Kretz, 24:56) 

Silence Broken: Korean Comfort Women (1998, Dai Sil & Kim-Gibson, 60 min)

March 27 no film this week
April 3 From Darkness into Light: Creating the Holocaust Project by Judy Chicago & Donald Woodman (1993, Directed & Edited by Kate Amend, 29:17 min) (2008-2014, Evelyn Stermitz, 14 min)

April 10 Makers: Women Who Make America, Part 3: Charting a New Course (2013, Pamela Mason Wagner, 57:44 min)
April 17 Resolutions: A Stitch in Time (2000, Directed & Edited by Kate Amend & Johanna Demetrakas, 15:17 min)Why Quilts Matter: History, Art, Politics (2011, The Kentucky Quilt Project, Inc., three 26 min)
April 24 Gun Hill Road (2013, Simons, Ron; Small, Michelle-Anne M; Green, Rashaad Ernesto; Morales, Esai; Santana, Harmony; Reyes, Judy. Virgil Films.)
May 1 Wadjda (2012, Haifaa al-Mansour, 98 min)

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PARTICIPATE in Judy Chicago Film Conversations by finding and following follow JCARTED.
Use the hashtag #JCfilms

See who is talking about #JCfilms:

Note: each Tweet needs to be 140 characters or less.

Not familiar with Twitter? See this page:
Getting Started with Twitter for more information.

For particular questions on the social media set up for the film series contact Yen-Ju Lin at

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