Women’s History Month: Streaming Video Content

Did you know that the Class of 1945 Library provides access to streaming video collections?  In honor of Women’s History Month, we have compiled a selection of videos on women that can be found in Classroom Video on Demand and Academic Video Online. These videos can be viewed on or off-campus with a PEA login.

The Ascent of Woman: A 10,000 Year Story
“In this four-part series, Dr. Amanda Foreman traverses countries and continents to uncover and interrogate key stories of the strong, radical and revolutionary women that have made and changed the course of human history from 10,000 BC to the present day.” Classroom Video On Demand

!Women Art Revolution
“An entertaining and revelatory ‘secret history’ of Feminist Art, !Women Art Revolution deftly illuminates this under-explored movement through conversations, observations, archival footage and works of visionary artists, historians, curators and critics. Starting from its roots in the 1960s antiwar and civil rights protest, this film details major developments in women’s art through the 1970s and explores how the tenacity and courage of these  pioneering artists resulted in what is now widely regarded as the most significant art movment of the late 20th century.” Academic Video Online

Reel Herstory: The REAL story of Reel Women with Jodie Foster
“Jodie Foster takes us on a sweeping journey that looks at the remarkable achievements of femal filmmakers from 1896 into the 21st century who transforme dthe way we look at movies. Academic Video Online

Her Story: The Female Revolution
This fascinating four-part series from the BBC “explore how, from the highest echelons of society, to the lowest rungs of the global ladder, a quiet revolution has been taking place.  Women today have the power of self-determination; the autonomy to choose their own life paths and identities, rather than those enforced on them.  And while there is still oppression and repression from West to East, females the world over are grasping opportunities denied to those who went before them.” Classroom Video On Demand

“In this series of eight programs from PBS NewsHour, women and men speak up about sexual harassment.” Classroom Video On Demand