Tag: film studies

Highlighting Four Great Films in 2017

Jewels for January & February, Online Film Series  This winter we are offering our first member-only online film series. Our thanks to the filmmakers and distributors who have made it possible. Special thanks to Women Make Movies and Grasshopper Films for

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Screen-in of Films to Teach Tolerance

Women Make Movies presents:   Response to Hate:
Teaching Tolerance
, Free Inauguration Week Screen-In Here is the announcement of this one-week opportunity from Women Make Movies to screen important documentaries: “This year’s post-election period revealed deep societal divisions that prompted acts of

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Do You Know about “Women Make Movies”?

  Women Make Movies As we expand our resources to include more media and films, we want to make you aware of organizations that promote and assist the creation of films by women. For over 40 years, Women Make Movies

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“Water Children,” Film Reflecting Conference Themes

Water Children Special Film Screening at ASWM Conference (2011; Dutch and Japanese with English subtitles.) This hauntingly beautiful film by Aliona van der Horst explores the cycles of life and the mysteries of menstruation and fertility through women’s experiences of

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Yemanjá: New Film To Be Featured at 2016 Conference

  Yemanjá: Wisdom from the African Heart of Brazil  is a documentary exploring ethics, social justice, racism, ecological sustainability and power of community and faith, via the stories of four extraordinary elder female leaders of the Afro-indigenous Candomblé spiritual tradition, in

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About the Saga Special Recognition Award

The Saga Award: Contributions to Women’s History and Culture The Saga Special Recognition Award in Women’s History was created by the Association for the Study of Women and Mythology (ASWM) in 2012. Named for the Norse goddess of history and

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Program Schedule for 2014 Conference

Borderlands:  Scholarship as Pilgrimage and Mystery The program for 2014 truly lives up to the promise to explore the borderlands and mysteries of mind and spirit.  Our conference this year follows tracks laid down in prior years, and also offers

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ASWM Launches Film Series

ASWM has a keen interest in quality films on scholarly subjects related to women and mythology.  Such films are excellent educational and community resources.  With this in mind we have launched a Film Series for conferences/symposia.  We will consider documentary,

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Review: “Pink Smoke Over the Vatican”

by Patricia Monaghan, Ph.D. One of the most thrilling moments of the first national ASWM conference in April, 2010, was the world premiere of the documentary “Pink Smoke Over the Vatican” by California filmmaker Jules Hart. Four years in the

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Review: A Modern Mythmaker in Wyoming

A Woman to Match A Mountain: Neal Forsling and Crimson Dawn. Film review by Sid Reger, Ed. D. Are myths and legends only available from ancient sources?  This charming biographical film proves that it’s possible for a modern woman to

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