Israel allows WHITE JEWISH women freedoms. Israel has democracy for WHITE JEWS only. Israel grants full access to education, healthcare, and suffrage to WHITE JEWS only. The black Ethiopian Jewish women who are sterilised for not being white sure don’t benefit from the freedoms you’re talking about.
Israel is built on institutional discrimination. Freedom, education, healthcare, voting, and all other liberties that Israel claims to espouse are only fully accessible to the WHITE JEWISH POPULATION. The Palestinian people, from who Israel has robbed swathes of land, do not benefit from any Israeli democracy. Ask the Palestinian women stopped at checkpoints in the West Bank and forced out of their cars at gunpoint if they feel liberated and free under Israeli occupation. Ask the Palestinian people who are fed a calorie-counted diet if Israeli militarism has opened their eyes to liberty. Ask the Palestinians who have had their homes in the West Bank demolished countless times by the Israeli authorities if that was a manifestation of Israeli liberalism.
And have you even been to the Middle East? The women are not chained up at home by any stretch of the imagination and I find it really disturbing that you would tokenise them in an effort to score internet points for Israel.
This is one of the most important responses I’ve seen in a long time.
A lot of old school female kung fu stars did most of their action scenes, but I can’t say that they weren’t doubled during some of the more difficult stunt scenes, just like the men were.
Look towards Angela Mao as someone who really shined during her action scenes. I definitely recommend both “Hapkido” and “Broken Oath.” They’re both fantastic. You won’t see any major acrobatic scenes or death defying leaps but if you want to see a woman kick the fuck out of a bunch of blokes then you’re in for a treat.
Michelle Yeoh always chose to do her own stunts. I’m not sure if she did in “Magnificent Warriors” but it’s worth checking out. She did do all her own stunts in “Police Story 3” though…including a motorcycle jump onto a moving train.
Moon Lee and Yukari Oshima…and Kara Hui, actually…are amazing martial arts talents, but many of their big stunts are done by obvious doubles so I can’t really recommend many of theirs. Although, if you just want to see real woman pulling off amazing fight scenes, do seek out their films.
Jeeja Yanin is another one. She did all her own stunts in “Chocolate” and, if you watch the end credits, you’ll see just how badly she fucked herself up.