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Art House Films & More

A guide to films that express social realism or escapism; and a guide to culturally important films that may reveal a character's thoughts, dreams, or motivations.

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Bechdel Test

The Bechdel Test is a measurement used to determine if a film includes two or more female characters, their interaction, and if they discuss something other than a man.

 

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Women in Society

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