The Radcliffe Institute conference "Who Belongs? Global Citizenship and Gender in the 21st Century" opens with a discussion about questions of citizenship and gender as expressed through film.
Three prominent filmmakers and a film critic discuss the portrayed (and real) experiences of women, men, and people of color as they seek the most fundamental rights of citizenship.
Lizabeth Cohen, dean, Radcliffe Institute, and Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies, Department of History, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
CITIZENSHIP, GENDER, AND FILM (8:38)
(13:17) Cynthia López, former commissioner, City of New York Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment; former executive vice president and co–executive producer, American Documentary and POV
(28:59) Heather Courtney, documentary filmmaker
(46:27) María Agui Carter, writer/director; assistant professor, Department of Visual and Media Arts, Emerson College
Moderated by Claudia Puig, president, Los Angeles Film Critics Association; former lead film critic, USA Today
PANEL DISCUSSION (1:06:16)
AUDIENCE Q&A (1:29:45)