Trailer: ‘WONDER WOMEN! The Untold Story of American Superheroines’
We might not get the Wonder Woman TV series we were promised, but the good news is, we will instead get a more ambitious look at the famous superhero, in the form of a new documentary slated to screen at South by Southwest. Kristy Guevara-Flanagan examines how the Amazonian princess influenced multiple generations of storytellers in WONDER WOMEN! The Untold Story of American Superheroines. The film takes a look at the birth of the superheroine, and the development of her iconic image. Watch the trailer below.
Synopsis: WONDER WOMEN! the untold story of american superheroines traces the fascinating evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, WONDER WOMEN! looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society’s anxieties about women’s liberation. WONDER WOMEN! 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.