'Wonder Woman! Untold Story of American Superheroines' SXSW Trailer
by Alex Billington
February 20, 2012
"They did not think that a woman could carry a show… well, we proved them wrong!" There's a new trailer (via TheMovieBox) for a documentary premiering at SXSW called Wonder Woman! The Untold Story of American Superheroines about the history, evolution and influence of comic book character Wonder Woman. It's a full-on 3-minute long SXSW promo for a film that goes behind the scenes with Lynda Carter, Lindsay Wagner, comic writers and artists, and real life superheroines such as Gloria Steinem, Shelby Knox and others who offer an enlightening and entertaining counterpoint to the male dominated superhero genre.
SXSW trailer for Wonder Woman! The Untold Story of American Superheroines, via YouTube:
From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, this doc looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society's anxieties about women's liberation.
Wonder Woman! The Untold Story of American Superheroines is directed by filmmaker Kristy Guevara-Flanagan, also behind a doc titled Going on 13 previously. This film might also be known under the title The History of the Universe as Told by Wonder Woman. This is premiering at the SXSW Film Festival in the Documentary Spotlight section. We're not sure of any release yet, but we'll keep you updated from the fest.
wonder woman has been around for 70 years it is ridiculous we haven't got a movie yet about the most iconic and famous female super hero
HG2012 on Feb 20, 2012
Forget the pants debacle, they slapped a full on winter coat onto her in the 50s?!
LW on Feb 20, 2012
They didn't think a woman could carry a show? So how long would "I Love Lucy" have lasted without Lucille Ball?
Phydeaux44 on Feb 21, 2012
It's actually Wonder WOMEN, not Woman...
KMahlon on Apr 9, 2013
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