This Zine seeks to explore the various roles of women in several films across a multitude of genres and their significance, or lack thereof, in their respective films. Genres explored include romantic comedy, science fiction, action/adventure, and horror/thriller. Films often depict the state and views held by a society during its inception, either intentionally or subconsciously. Women have often been relegated to roles in films that affirm gender and cultural stereotypes.
film, women, movies, female characters
Arts and Humanities
Bahnline, Ryann; Donovski, Dimitar; Ryan, Kelly; and Simon, Emily, "Women on the Silver Screen: A Look at the Various Roles of Women Across Film Genres" (2023). Spring 2023. 7.