The Feminist Movement: Film Analysis

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It is a known fact that women are the main victims of sexual violence because of their gender. Sexual violence has become such a popular act that a movement alluding to a series of political campaigns on women empowerment came to light in the 1940s; this movement was called ‘The feminist movement’. Women from all around the world had fought for gender roles, opportunities to a workplace, and numerous of women’s rights for many decades before several countries brought interest to feminism. Of course, many decades later feminism is still an important topic today worldwide. The only difference now is the way we are able to reach out to a bigger audience. In the 1940s, many ideologies, political, and social movements were the most successful ways…show more content…
Many new forms of technology influence the way we live our lives. Technology has taught us about the society we live in as well as brought us entertainment for all to see. Since we now live in an advanced and modernized world, there are many ways people are reaching out to others about topics that matter to our society the most-specifically through the film industry. Instead of holding as many political campaigns as we used to, the entertainment business has used its platform to bring interest to topics like sexual violence. Now, you must be wondering, “Didn't we have a film industry during the 1940s when the feminist movement began?” The answer to that is yes. Ok, then you might be asking yourself, “Why does the entertainment business today make such a larger impact than it used to?” Well, the reason for this is because children animated films are becoming more popular than ever. Yes, there were animated cartoon films in the 1900s but they never discussed or subtly display most social issues with women. Children today are becoming more aware of what is going on with sexual violence and the everyday problems many women face. Children are able to notice and discover social issues through the actions of these many animated characters. Filmmakers are beginning to incorporate many social problems in each film and showcase the outcomes they have on the society and people in the society. Many modern children’s movies create…show more content…
Women, in general, are often viewed as inferior figures, therefore, are believed to have a softer and gentle side than men. It is evident that Judy was gentle when she comforted the little bunny bullied by Gideon but that side of her did not benefit her. Judy was not taken seriously by Gideon Gray for the first time. Few tries later she immediately brought out her strong, tough side. This brought attention to the fact that women can be superior at times and be just as masculine and strong as men. The number of attempts it took for Judy to be taken seriously is what should be the main focus here. Zootopia portrayed how gender and women’s feelings in the workplace are often taken for granted. Judy could not confront Gideon and fix the problem the first time. It took her numerous of times to get the outcome she wanted. Just because of her gender and even the type of animal she was no matter what uniform or badge she has on, she still couldn’t be taken seriously for the first time. The first impression the fox probably had of her was was just an innocent, little, female bunny with only a gentleness. I looked into an article on a study which was conducted on the initial training of the Public Security Police; their main focus was to distinguish the role of women and men and how they cooperate in the police force. An
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