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Does It Matter If the Bechdel Test "Fails" Feminist Films?

  • By Sam Adams
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  • November 13, 2013 11:02 AM
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Swedish theaters' decisions to rate movies according to the female-focused metric revives the debate over how to measure the presence of women in film.

Sweden Introduces Female-Focused Movie Ratings

  • By Sam Adams
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  • November 6, 2013 9:57 AM
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  • 3 Comments
Instead of violence or profanity, a new system in Sweden rates moves according to whether female characters talk about something other than men.

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