Taking our bodies back

United States, 1974

Film
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This film documents a growing movement of women to regain control of their bodies, and it shows women becoming aware of their rights in dealing with the medical industry. The film explores critical areas of the women’s health movement, including self-help and self-examination; giving birth at home; breast cancer and abortion.

Credits

production company

Cambridge Documentary Films

Duration

00:33:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1974

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33869

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Abortion

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women

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

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

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Abortion

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Women's rights

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Abortion

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Assertiveness (Psychology)

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Breast - Cancer

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Medical care

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Pregnancy

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Self-care - Health

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Women - Health and hygiene

History → Women's rights

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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