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Through intimate interviews, art, and rarely seen archival film and video footage, !Women Art Revolution reveals how the Feminist Art Movement fused free speech and politics into an art that radically transformed the art and culture of our times. --(c)Official Site

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 83%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"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."
‑ Andrea Gronvall, Chicago Reader
"An astute mix of interviews with artists, critics and experts on the movement."
‑ Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times
"An intimate, insider portrait of the most influential art movement of the late 20th century."
‑ Elisabeth Subrin, Film Comment Magazine
"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."
‑ Kim Voynar, Movie City News
"[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."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"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."
‑ G. Allen Johnson, San Francisco Chronicle
"It's affecting, and the tone, which is polemical, is also rueful and realistic."
‑ Sebastian Smee, Boston Globe
"...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..."
‑ Sarah Boslaugh, Playback:stl
"An important film about the women's art scene which has never really received its due."
‑ Don R. Lewis, Film Threat
"A staunch declaration of identification and reverence."
‑ Sara Maria Vizcarrondo, Boxoffice Magazine
"It's both enlightening and a bit messy, but then history is always messy."
‑ Tom Long, Detroit News
"We weren't all there watching the struggle take place, and a more clearly stated thesis or a simple delineation of cause and effect could have gone a long way."
‑ Stephanie Merry, Washington Post
"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."
‑ Stan Hall, Oregonian
"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."
‑ Matt Mazur, PopMatters
"Has meaningful things to say about race, class, power, sexuality, and economics as well."
‑ Kelly Vance, East Bay Express
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