Author Spotlight

Patricia White

Patricia White is professor and chair of the Department of Film and Media Studies at Swarthmore College and the author of Women’s Cinema, World Cinema: Projecting Contemporary Feminisms (2015) and Uninvited: Classical Hollywood Cinema and Lesbian Representability (1999). She is also coauthor with Timothy Corrigan of the film textbook The Film Experience. Her essays have appeared in Cinema Journal, Film Quarterly, GLQ, Screen, and in numerous edited collections. White serves on the board of the nonprofit feminist media arts organization Women Make Movies, the advisory board of Film Quarterly, and is a member of the editorial collective of the feminist film journal Camera Obscura.

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Now, Voyager: We Have the Stars

Perhaps the quintessential woman’s film of its era, this saga of self-discovery captures Bette Davis at the height of her reign at Warner Bros.

By Patricia White