Sunday, December 31, 2017

REVIEW: The Divine Order

Earlier this fall, “Battle of the Sexes” revisited a famous 1970s event that became a referendum on women’s rights. Now, that turbulent time period is once again the focus of Petra Volpe’s “The Divine Order“, an award-winning new release which chronicles a battle of the sexes of a different sort. In its opening montage, we see recognizable archival footage from Woodstock, the Black Power movement, the sexual revolution and the various student protests. But most importantly, the women’s liberation movement is also mentioned, which provides the central conflict in Volpe’s compelling look at the struggle for women’s right to vote in Switzerland.

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