Occupied territory

United States, 1981

Film
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In a society plagued with decay and political chaos, a woman is arrested for the murder of her lover. This film is a portrayal of a female terrorist group and their actions of protest against our society’s exploitation of women’s bodies. The concepts that are communicated by the film are presented in an experimental form.

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Credits

production company

University of California, Los Angeles

producer/director

Candace Reckinger

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016372

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Exploitation films

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Feminist motion pictures

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Social aspects

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Terrorism

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Terrorism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Exploitation - Psychological aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Feminist motion pictures

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Motion pictures - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Political science

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social action

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social psychology

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social values

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Terrorism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women political activists

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women's rights - United States

Experimental

Experimental → Experimental films - United States

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Exploitation - Psychological aspects

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Feminist motion pictures

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Body image

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Social psychology

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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