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Reclamation Film Series

June 15 - September 8, 2018

2 images side-by-side. The left image is a blurred photo of a waterfall by Catherine Opie. The 2nd is a closeup of a woman with long dark blonde hair smiling and looking directly at the camera with greenery in the background.

Reclamation \ ˌre-klə-ˈmā-shən \ : Noun; the process of claiming something back or of reasserting a right. 

This exhibition of film was curated by Rachel Moore, and in collaboration with Stowe Story Labs, Scout Film Festival, and other directors and filmmakers. It presented women in film as active participants, engaging in non-stereotypical roles that support body positivity, gender balance, women in power, etc.

These short and feature length films were directed, edited by, and/or star women and were looping throughout the course of the exhibition and changed on a weekly basis. 


Week 1—Relationships/Sexuality:

Week 2—Women in the Workplace:

Week 3—Economic/Class/Societal Diversity amongst Women:

  • On the Verge directed by Jessica King, choreographed by Paige Calderella

  • The Furies directed by Jessica King, choreographed by Paige Calderella, Kaitlyn Webster, and Erin Kilmurray

  • Bottomless written/directed by Véronique Vanblaere; produced by Jen West

Week 4—Women & Family:

Week 5—Women & Age:

Week 6—Women & Health:

  • REI directed by Gina Hara

  • Crush written/directed/produced by alum Jen West & Rebecca Pugh

  • Control by Alison Becker & Kimmy Gatewood

  • 24 Girls directed by Eva Ilona Brzeski


Stowe Story Labs, 

Scout Film Festival, 

Seed and Spark

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