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180 Ratings

Yours in Sisterhood

Directed by Irene Lusztig
United States, 2018
Documentary

Synopsis

What might be revealed when revisiting 1970s feminism in 2017? In Yours in Sisterhood, hundreds of strangers in communities all over the US were invited to read aloud and respond to letters sent to the editor of Ms. Magazine, the first mainstream feminist magazine in the US.

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Yours in Sisterhood Directed by Irene Lusztig

Critics reviews

The result is a unique performative documentary, a project about “embodied listening, empathy… and the lost art of letter writing.”
November 10, 2018
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It’s completely absorbing. The sequences gradually open up to include more conversation with the readers, and while marking the advances (and lack of same) made through and for feminism, also become resonant portraits of women from all walks of life, laden with genuine emotional impact and even a couple of surprise reveals.
September 24, 2018
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