Abod is an award winning video and audio documentarian, educator and publisher. Her films include "The Passionate Pursuits of Angela Bowen" (2016), "The Edge of Each Other’s Battles: The Vision Of Audre Lorde" (2002), and "Look us in the Eye: The Old Women’s Project" (2006). Both "Pursuits" and "Audre Lorde" are distributed by Women Make Movies, the world’s leading distributor of films by and about women.
Dr. Abod taught in the Departments of Communication at Worcester State and Hofstra University, and Women's Studies at both U. Massachusetts (Boston) and California State (Long Beach). She also was a Media Specialist at Digital Equipment Corporation.
Prior to her PhD in Intercultural Media Education and Women’s Studies, Abod spent 19 years as a broadcaster on public, commercial, and community radio in Connecticut, Philadelphia, and Boston. She was the first woman in Connecticut to host a nightly AM radio talk show, "The Jennifer Abod Show" (WELI-AM). Abod was the lead vocalist of the New Haven Women's Liberation Rock Band, one of the first contemporary women’s bands (1970-1976). (4/17)
The Edge of Each Other's Battles: The Vision of Audre Lorde
A film by Jennifer Abod, 2002, 59 min., Color
This powerful documentary is a moving tribute to legendary black lesbian feminist poet Audre Lorde (1934-1992). One of the most celebrated icons of f...
The Passionate Pursuits of Angela Bowen
A film by Jennifer Abod, 2016, 73 min., Color
An inspiring film by award winning documentary filmmaker Jennifer Abod, PhD (THE EDGE OF EAC...