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Ghost in the Shell will be shown on November 19.

Exploring the Role of Gender in Society

These films, chosen by the faculty of the Women, Gender, and Sexual Studies Department, will be shown this fall. The films, all related to topics about women and gender, were produced in four different countries, Japan, the Netherlands, France, and the U.S. The film series is free and everyone is welcome. All films start at 5 pm in Humanities 480.

November 5
(Denis, 1988), a French feature film about women in a chocolate shop who tackle issues of abuse and intolerance in their community, 105 mins. It will be introduced by Thorn Chen.

November 12
A Question of Silence (De stilte rond Christine M.)
(Gorris, 1982), a Dutch feature film about women and violence, 92 mins. It will be introduced by Tineke Ritmeester.

November 19
Ghost in the Shell (Kokaku Kidotai)
(Oshii, 1995), Japanese science-fiction and anime about a strong female police officer, 83 mins. It will be introduced by George Hoagland.

December 4
The Business of Being Born
(Epstein, 2008), a documentary about childbirth in the U.S., 87 mins. It will be introduced by Andrea Sande.

For info contact Women, Gender, and Sexual Studies, 218-726-7953,

Cheryl Reitan, November, 2013.

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