Film Analysis: Dream Girl

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Imagine one day, you as a woman decide you no longer desire being taken for granted in the workforce and go do better things in your life. Well, would you believe me if I told you they were women just like you, and they decided to tell their story. I had the opportunity to attend a screening for a film titled Dream Girl. This film is directed at all women of different ages, ethnic groups, and desired careers. If you are a woman who seeks to be better than what society has said of you, then this right here is the film for you. The film itself speaks about the struggles that come along with trying to be a women and an entrepreneur. “Tell the stories of amazing entrepreneurs to inspire the next generation of leader”, that is the mission state …show more content…
There is lack of women in powerful positions in the work force today, and it is very important that we as young women thrive to place ourselves in those positions and show this world that we can do what men can do. What made this whole experience more uplifting was the fact that the producer of the film Komal Minhas was Carleton alumni, who went on into the world with her degree and is making a difference in the world. Seeing other women who started off in the same place as you continue on to do amazing things uplifts you in a way that says yes, I can definitely do …show more content…
It was not just the idea white woman trying to make into the workforce, but also women of colour. With keeping this in mind, we start to bring in the idea of intersectionality. “Feminist use the concept of intersectionality…, to consider how interlocking systems of oppressions, complex identities and social inequalities affect people lives” (Bromley 47). As humans, we all have different distinct identities that we appreciate and live by through social groups. Race, sex, gender and class have a very large impact on how one lives. Depending on where you live, each of these categories becomes a barrier in trying to accomplish greatness. Women already have to deal with oppression due to their sex, now add in a women of colour and the oppression just becomes a larger issue. Clara Villarosa, Kamal Minhas, Annie Wang and Mariama Camara are examples of women of colour in the film who did not let intersectionality prevent them from being business women. They took their differences and used them to build their lives. Clara Villarosa was 50 years old when she began building her own business, despite her age and complexion, she continued on to be more successful than one could imagine. This just comes to prove that yes; intersectionality is a concept that affects everyone in society. They will always be people who are more privileged, making their lives easier to live. I read a very

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