Dreamworlds 2 : desire/sex/power in music video ; Dreamworlds : desire/sex/power in rock video

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  • Creator written, edited & narrated by Sut Jhally
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication Northampton, MA : Media Education Foundation, [2002] ©2002
  • Physical Details
    • 1 videodisc (57 min. each part=114 min. total) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
  • ISBNs 9781893521452, 1893521451
  • OCLC ocm50482523


  • Shows scenes from over 165 music videos to illustrate how women are portrayed in male-created videos, examining such issues as masculinity, femininity, sex, and sex roles. Questions the impact that the portrayal of sex and sexual relations in mass media have on society and culture in our everyday life. Includes a scene of a brutal gang rape from the movie, The accused.


  • This DVD contains both the original 1991 Dreamworlds, and the updated 1995 Dreamworlds 2.
  • "Warning: this video contains a very brutal and shocking scene of sexual violence. It is imperative that instructors view the tape beforehand, provide adequate warning to students, and ensure that they can leave the screening at any time, if they desire."
  • DVD.
  • Optional subtitles for Dreamworlds 2 in English or Spanish.
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