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Yours in Sisterhood Irene Lusztig

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Yours in Sisterhood is a performative, participatory work filmed across the United States, in which numerous women were invited to discover and perform a fascinating archival source: letters sent to the feminist magazine Ms. in the 1970s. The participants, from a variety of religious backgrounds, sexual orientations, generations and socioeconomic groups, choose to read and react spontaneously to a letter written in the same place, 40 years earlier. Harassment, discrimination, struggle and solidarity: these words from the past resonate powerfully in the age of Trump and the #MeToo movement. Irene Lusztig’s film revisits secondwave feminism through the prism of intersectionality, creating a poignant space for discussion and empathy. (CS)

Presented in collaboration with The Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies de l’Université McGill,la mineure en études féministes, des genres et des sexualités de l’Université de Montréal et le Musée McCord

Yours in Sisterhood

  • Country : United States
  • Year : 2018
  • V.O : English
  • Duration : 102 MIN
  • Cinematography : Irene Lusztig
  • Editing : Irene Lusztig
  • Production : Irene Lusztig
  • Sound Design : Maile Colbert
Filmography of Irene Lusztig :

For Beijing with Love & Squalor (1997)
Reconstruction (2001)
The Samantha Smith Project (2005)
The Motherhood Archives (2013)

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