Womder Woman http://kalw.org en Film explores the untold story of America’s heroines http://kalw.org/post/film-explores-untold-story-america-s-heroines <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On Monday night, </span><a href="http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/wonder-women/" style="line-height: 1.5;">PBS</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is airing the documentary, </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Wonder Women: the Untold Story of America’s Heroines</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp; The film looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect something more subtle, that is: society’s anxieties about women’s liberation. It features TV stars </span><a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0004812/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Lynda Carter</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> (Wonder Woman) and Lindsay Wagner (The Bionic Woman), along with </span><a href="http://www.gloriasteinem.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Gloria Steinem</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and others talking about feminism through a pop culture lens. Bay Area documentary filmmaker </span><a href="http://wonderwomendoc.com/team/filmmakers/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Kristy Guevera-Flanagan</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> made the film. She spoke with </span>KALW<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> contributor Kevin Robinson, who runs the website <a href="http://www.mediumraretv.org/">Medium Rare</a>.</span></p><p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 00:29:00 +0000 Kevin Robinson 17843 at http://kalw.org Film explores the untold story of America’s heroines