Tuesday, February 21, 2012

WONDER WOMEN! The Untold Story of American Superheroines Trailer

Almost everybody knows their superheroes, and majority of us are mostly familiar with the male characters that continue to entertain and dominate the pages of comic books with their powers and abilities. However, we must not forget that there are female counterparts as well, and they have equally displayed amazing feats and talents that have saved the world countless times over in their adventures. That being said, an upcoming documentary premiering in SXSW aims to showcase these heroines, and how their image continues to grow and inspire many across the globe. Check out the trailer to "WONDER WOMEN! The Untold Story of American Superheroines", and see how the superheroine was born and came to prominence in American comics!

WONDER WOMEN! The Untold Story of American Superheroines - SXSW 2012 Accepted Film

Here's the official synopsis for the documentary:

"WONDER WOMEN! THE UNTOLD STORY OF AMERICAN SUPERHEROINES traces the fascinating evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, WONDER WOMEN! looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society’s anxieties about women’s liberation. WONDER WOMEN! goes behind the scenes with Lynda Carter, Lindsay Wagner, comic writers and artists, and real life superheroines such as Gloria Steinem, Shelby Knox and others who offer an enlightening and entertaining counterpoint to the male dominated superhero genre."

Be sure to stay tuned for this exciting look at female American comic book heroes! For more info, visit the source post at Slash Film and First Showing!

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