We’re Back! Birthday girl, Bonnie starts off movie month with Kathleen Shannon a Canadian film director and producer who founded Studio D. Government funded this film studio was dedicated to women filmmakers, a first in the world. Fellow gal-pals, Leah Leach, Katie Harris, and Denise Jaeckel also start voting for syphilis again. Anything can happen on this show and we have the t-shirts to prove it! (Psst…. visit our Red Bubble shop). #DirectedbyWomen
Show Notes & Extras
- Gal Pals this month are Dr. Leah Leach, Bonnie Fillenwarth, Katie Harris, and Denise Jaeckel.
- Bonnie’s new 100th Anniversary Suffrage Pin.
- It’s Movie Month! Existing articles we mentioned are Wonder Woman’s Armpit Controversary, Scott Pilgrim vs The Manic Pixie Dream Girl, Female Friendships in Movies, Film Pioneers.
- Oh yeah, the “I Vote For Syphillis” t-shirt is available in our Red Bubble shop.
- Bonnie’s 1 Cool Movie Thing is Kathleen Shannon
- Documentary On Film, Feminism, and Other Dreams
- Studio D 1974-1996
- The lawsuit in America for female directors DGA filed a class-action suit against Warner Bros
- Films & Awards
- Quote “Trust the wisdom of your own experience” – Kathleen Shannon
- She did a review of vintage films of women’s lives
- Book on the train she read was Voices From Women’s Liberation
- Kathleen produced a documentary about abortion featuring 6 women’s experiences Called Abortion: Stories from North and South (1984)
- Polish Mountain by Simply Nailogical
- Gal’s Guide School Outreach Program – we can come to your school!
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