Distributor:  Terra Nova Films
Length:  25 minutes
Date:  2007
Genre:  Expository
Language:  English
Color/BW:  Color
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Look Us in the Eye: the Old Women's Project

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Founders of the Old Women's Project, an activist organization that challenges ageism

Look Us in the Eye: the Old Women's Project

This spirited award-winning documentary introduces us to Cynthia Rich, Janice Keaffaber, and Mannie Garza, the founders of the Old Women's Project, an activist organization that challenges ageism while supporting issues of social justice. Armed with their signature puppet named POWER (which stands for Pissed Old Woman Engaged in Revolution) we see these irrepressible women warriors 'on the battlefield' as they speak their minds, lifT their voices, and organize protest rallies on numerous social fronts. Moving and passionate, this thought-provoking film reminds us of the power, wisdom, and valuable contributions of 'old women' in our society.

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Main credits

Other credits

Editors, Tara Veneruso, Laura Carter, Diannah Morgan; funding made possible by The Puffin Foundation.


Distributor credits

Jennifer Abod

Jennifer Abod Profile Productions

Docuseek2 subjects

Aging
Ageism
Aging and Geriatrics
Citizenship, Social Movements and Activism
Women's Studies

Distributor subjects

Attitudes about Aging
Cultural/Ethnic Diversity in Aging
Gay and Lesbian Studies
Aging
Women's studies
Cultural Studies
Social Issues

Keywords

Attitudes; Cultural; Ethnic; Diversity; Activism; lesbian; "Look Us in the Eye: the Old Women's Project"; Terra Nova Films; women; aging;

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