Academic Video OnlineThis link opens in a new windowAcademic Video Online delivers more than 67,000 titles spanning a range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. It includes documentaries, films, demonstrations, and other content types. Films in the Boston University Libraries catalog are licensed to Boston University for educational and research use only, for BU students, faculty, and staff.
KanopyThis link opens in a new windowKanopy is a provider of documentaries, training films, and theatrical releases available as streaming video. Clips from the videos can be embedded in presentations or shown in class. Films in the Boston University Libraries catalog are licensed to Boston University for educational and research use only, for BU students, faculty, and staff.
Ethnographic Video Online, Volume I-II: Foundational FilmsThis link opens in a new windowEthnographic Video Online, Vol. I-II: Foundational Films contains classic and contemporary ethnographies, documentaries and shorts from every continent, providing teachers visual support to introduce and contextualize hundreds of cultural groups and practices around the world.
Films in the Boston University Libraries catalog are licensed to Boston University for educational and research use only, for BU students, faculty, and staff.
BU Libraries Search (BULS)This link opens in a new windowBU Libraries Search provides a single place to search for a wide variety of academic material provided by the library. The material covered by the search includes books, journals, scores, video and audio recordings, and other physical items held by the library. The search also covers ebooks and ejournals owned by the library, as well as online material provided by the library from a variety of sources.
She's Beautiful When She's Angry (streaming, Academic Video Online)An essential documentary about the birth of the women's liberation movement. Beginning in the late 1960s, featuring never-seen before archival footage and new interviews. She's Beautiful When She's Angry tells the story of one of the most important social movements of the 20th century, bringing to light the efforts of lesser-known activists, including the Boston authors of Our Bodies, Ourselves, the Chicago Women's Liberation Union, and grassroots organizations across the country who played a pivotal role in the struggle.
Date Rape Backlash: Media & the Denial of Rape (streaming, Kanopy)How did date rape shift from a "shockingly frequent... outrage," as Newsweek once called it, to a controversy over "crying rape," as New York magazine later labelled it? Susan Faludi, bell hooks, Mary Koss, Katha Pollitt, Neil Malamuth, and others, analyse a classical case study in media "backlash."
Dreamworlds 3: Desire, Sex & Power in Music Video (streaming)Dreamworlds 3 examines the stories contemporary music videos tell about girls and women, and encourages viewers to consider how these narratives shape individual and cultural attitudes about sexuality. Illustrated with hundreds of up-to-date images, Dreamworlds 3 offers a unique and powerful tool for understanding both the continuing influence of music videos and how pop culture more generally filters the identities of young men and women through a dangerously narrow set of myths about sexuality and gender. In doing so, it inspires viewers to reflect critically on images that they might otherwise take for granted.
Netizens (streaming, Academic Video Online)After their lives are overturned by vicious online harassment, 'Netizens' follows three women as they confront digital abuse and strive for equality and justice online. Directed by 'Bully' producer/writer Cynthia Lowen, the film bears witness as a courageous wave of individuals transform the web as we know it.
Equal Means Equal (streaming, Academic Video Online)EQUAL MEANS EQUAL is an unflinching look at how women are treated in the United States today. By following both real-life stories and precedent-setting legal cases, director Kamala Lopez discovers how outdated and discriminatory attitudes inform and influence seemingly disparate issues, from workplace matters to domestic violence, rape & sexual assault to the foster case system, the healthcare system, & the legal system.
The Purity Myth: The Virginity Movement's War on Women (streaming, Kanopy)"The virginity movement" is an unholy alliance of evangelical Christians, right-wing politicians, and conservative policy intellectuals exploiting irrational fears about women's sexuality to roll back women's rights. Includes dad-and-daughter "purity balls," taxpayer-funded abstinence-only curricula, political attacks on Planned Parenthood, and recent attempts by legislators to de-fund women's reproductive health care and narrow the legal definition of rape.
Hindsight: Looking Back at 100 Years of Women's Suffrage (NPR)Hindsight: Looking Back at 100 Years of Women's Suffrage is a six-episode podcast series from KMUW. Historian and host Dr. Robin Henry examines the history of women's suffrage, political involvement, and social activism in the United States from the middle of the 19th century through today.
The History ChicksOur goal is to introduce you to female characters in history, factual or fictional via our podcast and shownotes. An introduction, an overview and a little push to explore and learn more on your own.
Sexing HistorySexing History is a podcast about how the history of sexuality shapes our present.
What'sHerNameWhat’sHerName women’s history podcast is hosted and produced by academic sisters Dr. Katie Nelson and Olivia Meikle. Committed to reclaiming forgotten history, What’sHerName tells the stories of fascinating women you’ve never heard of (but should have). Through compelling interviews with guest historians, writers, and scholars, Olivia and Katie bring to life the “lost” women of history. Fascinating and funny, thought-provoking and thoughtful, What’sHerName restores women’s voices to the conversation.
The Guilty FeministWelcome to The Guilty Feminist, an award-winning podcast and live show hosted by Deborah Frances-White. We’re a supportive forum to discuss the big topics all 21st century feminists agree on, whilst confessing our “buts” – the insecurities, hypocrisies and fears that undermine our lofty principles.
Call Your GirlfriendCall Your Girlfriend is a podcast for long-distance besties everywhere co-hosted by Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman, and executive produced by Gina Delvac. Every week, Aminatou and Ann call each other to discuss the intricacies of pop culture and the latest in politics.