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I wrote this post shortly after the Toronto International Film Festival and before “17 Girls” was shown in U.S. theaters. Having organized the Milwaukee Feminist Film Series for the last two years, I was ecstatic when Milwaukee Film Festival contacted me in July and said that it wanted us, that...
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I love listening to my dad’s girlfriend, Mimi, belt out “Rock around the Clock” in perfect pitch at the piano bar. She is always smiling and composed. Yet, I realize that there was a time in her life when she sang with a less carefree attitude. During the Vietnam War, she was a young, South...
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