WorldCat Identities

Congdon, Jessica 1972-

Overview
Works: 11 works in 60 publications in 4 languages and 4,108 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Biography  Biographical films  Case studies  Historical films  History  Drama  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Film editor, Author of screenplay, Director, Editor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jessica Congdon
Miss Representation by Jennifer Siebel Newsom( Visual )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 1,937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores how mainstream media contributes to the under-representation of women in influential positions in America and challenges the media's limiting and often disparaging portrayals of women, which make it difficult for the average girl to see herself as powerful
The mask you live in( Visual )

13 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines "hyper-masculinity" as a destructive force in the personal development and socialization of boys and young men. Discusses the roles of popular culture and peer pressure in influencing boys to adopt a masculine pose
Dolores( Visual )

7 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dolores Huerta is among the most important, yet least known, activists in American history. An equal partner in co-founding the first farm workers unions with Cesar Chavez, her enormous contributions have gone largely unrecognized. Dolores tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice, becoming one of the most defiant feminists of the twentieth century
Race to nowhere( Visual )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Race to Nowhere is an award-winning documentary that highlights the unintended consequences of our pressure-cooker culture and education system. An eye-opening call to action, the film challenges our deepest-held assumptions about how we can best prepare young people for the future
Dopamine( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rand is a computer animator who has designed an artificial intelligent life form named Koy Koy. When forced by investors to test Koy Koy in a kindergarten classroom, Rand meets Sarah. Sparks fly, and Koy Koy becomes the catalyst for Sarah and Rand's spirited dialogue on the nature of romantic attraction and attachment, all the while getting to the root of whether love is the natural chemical our bodies produce when we fall in love or just plain courtship chemistry
Big Girls Don't Cry by Niclas Frisk( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in German and French and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kati and Steffi have been best friends forever. Now that their love lives are heating up, they're hitting the books less and going out to nightclubs more. But when Steffi sees her father out with another woman, her life begins to spiral out of control. Steffi hatches an outrageous revenge plan against her father's mistress. Meanwhile, Kati begins a fun romance with an older man. As the two girls begin to grow apart, they realize that they need each other more than ever."--Container
Speed & angels( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jay and Meagan purse their childhood dream of becoming naval aviators flying the F-14 Tomcat
Miss representation : you can't be what you can't see( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Like drawing back a curtain to let bright light stream in, Miss Representation uncovers a glaring reality we live with every day but fail to see. Directed by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, the film explores how mainstream media contributes to the under-representation of women in influential positions in America and challenges the media's limiting and often disparaging portrayals of women, which make it difficult for the average girl to see herself as powerful. Stories from teenagers and provocative interviews with politicians, journalists, activists, and academics like Condoleezza Rice, Nancy Pelosi, Katie Couric, Rachel Maddow, Lisa Ling, Rosario Dawson and Gloria Steinem build momentum as Miss Representation accumulates startling facts and statistics that will leave the audience shaken and armed with a new perspective."--Container
Mi vida empieza hoy = Grosse Madchen weinen nicht( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Kati y Steffi han sido desdeniñas muy buenas amigas. Ahora han crecido y se han dado cuenta que hay cosas en la vida que les interesa más que estudiar, salir, divertirse, conocer a chicos. Cuando Steffi descubre que su psdre esta saliendo con otra mujer, toda su vida comienza a desmoronarse y planea la peor de las venganzas contra la amante de su padre. Por su parte Kati empieza a salircon un hombre mayor que ella. Aunque la vida las está separando, las dos amigas decubren que ahora se necesitan más que nunca
Dolores : rebel, activist, feminist, mother( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dolores Huerta is among the most important, yet least known, activists in American history. An equal partner in co-founding the first farm workers unions with Cesar Chavez, her enormous contributions have gone largely unrecognized. Dolores tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice, becoming one of the most defiant feminists of the twentieth century
Miss representation curriculum( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Educator's supplement to the movie Miss Representation, which discusses ways the media openly degrades women. Video includes commentary from many influential women in media and politics
 
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