Breaking the Rule of Thumb
1997 | 35 minutes | Color | VHS/DVD | Order No. 99574
"A welcome addition for Women's Studies courses... At a time when there is a resurgence of hierarchical family values this video urges that battered women must be given resources and support..."
Writer and filmmaker Andrea Elovson graduated as an English major from UCLA before earning an M.F.A. in filmmaking in 1997. Elovson began her career working at IBM, where she produced an interactive learning disk She also did some work as a freelance photographer. Elovson finally settled in Philadelphia, where she works as a freelance editor and producer, her work includes a half-hour documentary examining domestic violence and the family court system. Elovson has also written various books and articles for parents and children including The Kindergarten Survival Handbook. (08/09)