Images in Action

Images in Action

A Guide to Using Women’s Film and Video

By Ferne Cristall and Barbara Emanuel



Images in Action offers practical information on designing film programs, planning small and large group showings, and animating discussions with audiences. It includes discussions of feminist filmmaking and the women’s movement, Hollywood’s images of women, and documentary filmmaking in North America.

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This book is definitely user-friendly.

– Frances Rooney, editor of Resources for Feminist Research

This brief handbook is attractive and clear in layout and in writing style. Even those who are not exclusively concerned with “women’s films” may find this Canadian guide a handy reference for ideas new or overlooked.

– CLA Magazine