Category: Documentaries

Documentaries about lesbianism, queerness, feminism and feminine spiritualities.

Renée Vivien, Relecture (French podcast)

A French documentary aired in 1978, thought by Hubert Juin and directed by Anne Lemaître. With Nicole-Lise Bernheim, Elula Perrin, Bernard Delvaille, Vénus Khoury-Ghatae et Régine Deforges. Renée Vivien was a British poet who wrote...

Lesbian imagery from the 1900s

This playlist is composed of some self-talking lesbian couples pictures from the last century. After the Victorian era, some couples of women continued to express their love and affection for each other in studio...

Women in Soul (II) The Temptresses

Considering the impressive amount of mythological figures composing the retinue of Aphrodite, it wouldn’t be reasonable to list them all. So I chose to retain three of her attendants. The first one is Peitho,...

Djuna Barnes – Nuits magnétiques (French podcast)

A french documentary by Françoise Werner, Pierre Mine and Paméla Doussaud (aired for the first time on the radio “France Culture” in November 1983); with Michèle Causse and Berthe Cleyrergue as guest. Djuna Barnes,...

Keep an eye on Chavela

Chavela is a documentary film created by Catherine Gund and Daresha Kyi. Through its lyrical structure, Chavela will take viewers on an evocative, thought-provoking journey inside the iconoclastic life of game-changing artist Chavela Vargas. Centered around a never before-seen...

Women in Soul, after IWD

Yesterday, it was the International Women’s Day (IWD). It provides an opportunity to recall the cross-border impact of Clara Zetkin’s initiative on women’s rights, and it also revives the traditional substantive divergences related to gender equality, intersectionality and...