Women's Role In American Cinema

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American Cinema has also opened up a new world for those, who were formally thought, to be behind a cooking stove or ironing board. American Cinema did more than just create jobs and movie stars for our leading ladies of our great nation. American Cinema let the nation see keys roles played by woman in the history of our country. The 1979 film, Norma Rae, helped put in perspective the involvement of women in our labor right movement and establishing unions for our workers. The 1980 film, The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter, was able to open many eyes to how important women were in our entry to World War II. Woman’s fight in our culture is still very much real when trying to establish themselves in our workforce. Another film, A League of Their Own, added some comedy to the subject, but focused on the same time frame as World War II struggles for our…show more content…
The list can go on and on with films like; Zero Dark Thirty, Joan of Arc, and Introducing Dorothy Dandridge, that have impacted our nation and allowed insight to the importance of woman in our
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