Abod met Angela Bowen in 1979 and began working on The Passionate Pursuits of Angela Bowen in 2000. In 2012 she published Bowen's book of short stories: "Out of the Blue: Aleta's Stories." Her award winning films include: The Edge of Each Other's Battles: The Vision of Audre Lorde, (59 min, 2002) which honors Lorde's work and influence through the lens of an historic transnational conference and Look Us in the Eye: The Old Women's Project, (26 min, 2008) the first video about the relationship between ageism, sexism, and activism; She was a radio broadcaster, talk show host and documentarian on community, public and commercial radio in Connecticut, Boston and Philadelphia. Abod was a professor at Hofstra University, U Mass Boston, and Worcester State College. Abod was part of the dawning of the second wave of feminism in the U.S. and sang with the New Haven Women's Liberation Rock Band. Abod received UCLA Fellowship in the Department of Women's Studies for Passionate Pursuits. (12/15)
The Edge of Each Other's Battles
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, 2015, 73 min., Color
An inspiring film by award winning documentary filmmaker Jennifer Abod, PhD (The Edge of Eac...