In Europe, it is often assumed that woman have already achieved equal rights and that the main concerns of traditional feminist theories are outdated. However, after a closer look at ourselves and the society we live in, we realize immediately that we are still living in a world in which social roles, rules and functions are assigned according to patriarchal mindsets. I find these three videos to be perfect conscious-raising examples that illustrate the importance of keeping up the public debate on gender equality.
The Knife - "A Tooth For An Eye"
Beach House - "Wishes" - Directed by Eris Wareheim
Antony and the Johnsons - "Cut the World" - Directed by Nabil