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Saturday, November 18 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
The Bechdel Test vs. the Mako Mori Test

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A discussion of what constitutes feminist film-making. The Bechdel Test originated in Alison Bechdel's comic from the '80s-'90s, "Dykes to Watch Out For." To pass, a film must feature at least 2 female characters, who talk, to each other, about something other than a man. Mako Mori is a lead character in "Pacific Rim," who is entirely strong and admirable, who is the heroine of the film, and who has a story arc that is not about her love-life. But "Pacific Rim" fails the Bechdel test; so, some have proposed a "Mako Mori Test" for films.

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Roget Ratchford

Owner / Principal Engineer, Rose Eye Photography / Aperia Technologies
"Mechanical Engineer by day, body painter by night" has been the tagline on my various online profiles for over 15 years (gosh, how has it been so long!?) | | During my time as both, I have had the pleasure to interact with some of the most interesting humans I have ever met... Read More →


Saturday November 18, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Jyn - 156b

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