Onwards and Outwards Resources: Feminist Film Theory

"[It] is the presupposition of the category of woman itself that requires a critical genealogy of the complex institutional and discursive means by which it is constituted." Judith Butler

"Looking and looking back, black women involve ourselves in a process whereby we see our history as counter-memory, using it as a way to know the present and invent the future." bell hooks

"In their traditional exhibitionist role women are simultaneously looked at and displayed." Laura Mulvey