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She's French

Seegers, Charlotte, (film director.). La Baume, Josephine de, 1984- (on-screen participant.). hoopla digital. (Added Author). Josephine De La Baume. (Cast).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 55 min.)) : sd., col.
    electronic resource
  • Publisher: [United States] : Espresso Media International, 2022.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Directed by Charlotte Seegers.
Participant or Performer Note: Josephine De La Baume.
Summary, etc.: Put the word 'French' before 'woman' and who do you see? The 'chic' ideal of fashion and beauty campaigns? The female protagonist of a French film? Or the woman written about in endless media articles who has become the subject of dozens of books that sell in their millions around the world? This documentary asks where this obsession with French women originates and how our thinking about her might be a foreign invention: has the French woman become falsely imprisoned by a myth? Pitching real, French women in London and Paris alongside professionals from the worlds of fashion, film, education, politics, and journalism, She's French plays with and strips bare our assumptions about la femme fran├žaise. At a time when populist movements have gained political prominence for looking back to an era when national identity was largely homogenous and when social movements such as #Metoo and #TimesUp are challenging Western societies to revise their values, She's French makes a timely contribution to the global debate about female identity and empowerment.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Women France
Women France Social conditions
Gender identity France
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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