Sex & Gender on Screen

Visual Essay

A visual essay using found footage, which explores the ways in which mainstream media influences the overall flow of mainstream culture, particularly in regards to human sexuality, and gender expression.










Featured Footage



Judith Butler: Your Behavior Creates Your Gender | Big Think
youtube.com/watch?v=Bo7o2LYATDc

Health E: Sex Education (1995)
youtube.com/watch?v=ajCuqoePGWQ&t=3196s

As Boys Grow... (1957)
youtube.com/watch?v=OsTOHyJRxrI&t=518s

Toy Gun Commercial Mattel #2 - M16
youtube.com/watch?v=due92VSljwA

1980's Bodybuilders
youtube.com/watch?v=8sDeIiCgqtU&t=24s

"Molly Grows Up" 1953 - Sex Ed Film for Girls
youtube.com/watch?v=WOhDCPy1Q8M&t=731s

Toy Commercials From The 1970's Part 3 - Vintage Advertisement
youtube.com/watch?v=E8W8mhpBrck&t=187s

How to be a Housewife {Restored by Christian Blatter}
youtube.com/watch?v=1WfA8TGl4_

Crystal LaBeija's epic read from The Queen (1968)
youtube.com/watch?v=RYCQEl8TPeM

"Awoooga"
youtube.com/watch?v=0E52cUgenuc

Marilyn Monroe & Jane Russell 1953 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes scene 2
youtube.com/watch?v=7C1DYjSuO0c&t=30s

Diet Coke Window Washer
youtube.com/watch?v=zl3aOkclW1w

Lovers of Their Time (1982)
youtube.com/watch?v=s6DF6i5vCW0&t=1809s

Classic Kisses - Part 2
youtube.com/watch?v=gAAT6L3tRtU&t=481s

Sebastiane (1976) – Derek Jarman
bfi.org.uk/subscription/film/watch-sebastiane-1976-online

Classic Coronation Street - 28/11/79 (Brian & Gail Tilsley Wedding)
youtube.com/watch?v=E2Wtbhw2zjA&t=1069s

80s Weddings
youtube.com/watch?v=T44zwY8lMzg&t=558s

A Fine Romance 1981 S04E03 Mike's New Girlfriend
youtube.com/watch?v=LeUHcbLhE58&t=245s

LOST GENERATION!! Sexually
Liberated Females & JESSE PETERSON
youtube.com/watch?v=JOd1kEfr-mA&t=160s

How Much Affection? (1957)
youtube.com/watch?v=97H6H3zIekc

Sex Education and Contraception, 1970s - Film 1016829
youtube.com/watch?v=EJYhQ6ZN1TM&t=530s
Natural childbirth workshop 1960s
youtube.com/watch?v=r21iSJYbSL8&t=214s

Fetishes
youtube.com/watch?v=ekAvm5uGF0E

Nuns Get New Look (1965)
youtube.com/watch?v=169C-V7XNt8

Mitch and Cam Get Married - Modern Family
youtube.com/watch?v=fE5uRvPgl6U

1970 SPECIAL REPORT:"WOMANS LIBERATION"
youtube.com/watch?v=BQn-ShlviIA&t=432s

santa's Workshop (1932 / 2006)
youtube.com/watch?v=Jm_HUhHKWC0&t=218s

Arca - Electra Rex
youtube.com/watch?v=m-qzs7ePt1o&t=55s

Bride escapes wedding and jumps into a car
youtube.com/watch?v=v_xLMYt_HbI

1960s Auto Worker Hated His Job & Felt Like A Robot. Doesn't See Automation Coming
youtube.com/watch?v=Y1J3O-iaDiI&t=93s

Reel 20 - Mr. Venice Beach Bodybuilding Competition early 1970s.
youtube.com/watch?v=R2VUgoS87tI&t=71s

Roll On Four O'Clock (1970 Drama)
youtube.com/watch?v=WW9NZxjp0GA&t=567s

Good Wife's Guide Training Video
youtube.com/watch?v=DB5TOsS5EyI&t=40s