Female Authorship in Documentary: Issues and Approaches

Friday, August 4 – 9:00 -10:30 A.M.
Margot Benacerraf – Alianza Francesa
Chair: Aparna Sharma, UCLA (USA) & Anna Backman Rogers, University of Gothenburg (Sweden)

1. Lisa French, RMIT University (Australia),
“‘Female aesthetics’ and documentary film”
2. Ania Ostrowska, University of Southampton (UK),
““The best thing to do was just to keep filming”: two women’s documentaries about ailing mothers”
3. Aparna Sharma, UCLA (USA),
“Filming in Dialogue: Constructing Assamese Women Weavers on the Documentary Screen”
4. Kerreen Ely Harper, Curtin University (Australia)