!Women Art Revolution
!Women Art Revolution (2011)

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… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 19, 2012
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Though a tad messy in spots, !Women Art Revolution is a worthy chronicle of an influential art movement seldom explored or documented.

Andrea Gronvall
Chicago Reader

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.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

An astute mix of interviews with artists, critics and experts on the movement.

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Elisabeth Subrin
Film Comment Magazine

An intimate, insider portrait of the most influential art movement of the late 20th century.

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G. Allen Johnson
San Francisco Chronicle

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.

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Sebastian Smee
Boston Globe

It's affecting, and the tone, which is polemical, is also rueful and realistic.

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Sarah Boslaugh
Playback:stl

...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...

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Tom Long
Detroit News

It's both enlightening and a bit messy, but then history is always messy.

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Stephanie Merry
Washington Post

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.

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Stan Hall
Oregonian

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.

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Flixster Audience Score: 61% Flixster User Reviews
John Ballantine
A fabulous introduction to a number of female artists that I had never been exposed to. It was a tremendous educational opportunity as well as a great film. I… More