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Film Review

Women in Japan: Memories of the Past, Dreams of the Future

The stereotype of the Asian woman as subservient, selfless, and obedient to her husband has dominated Western think­ing for over 150 years. The video, Women in Japan: Memories of the Past, Dreams of the Future, presents quite a different version of the modern woman in Japan. Award-winning filmmak­er Joanne Hershfield, Professor of Film and Video Production, and Jan Bardsley, Associate Professor of Japanese Language and Literature Curriculum in Asian Studies, both from the University of North C...

Film Review

Women in Japan: Memories of the Past, Dreams of the Future

English version—Joanne Hershfield/Jan Bardsley 2001. 52:25 Minutes. VHS/DVD. Color. Web site: http://womeninjapan.com Inquiries: orders@womeninjapan.com The stereotype of the Asian woman as subservient, selfless, and obedient to her husband has dominated Western thinking for over 150 years. The video, Women in Japan: Memories of the Past, Dreams of the Future, presents quite a different version of the modern woman in Japan. Award-winning filmmaker Joanne Hershfield, Professor of Film and V...

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