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From the blog Hip Hop Hijabis: new documentary about two unlikely Emcees

Two years ago documentary filmmaker Mette Reitzel blogged for us about the fascinating project she was working on at the time, inviting The F-Word readers...

By Ania Ostrowska
5 March 2015

From the magazine A vault of potential

Pamela Edwardes make the most of VAULT Festival, with its diverse offerings of productions fronted by women

By Pamela Edwardes
6 March 2015

From the magazine Beyond the jokes

This Comedian is a ten year retrospective of Idil Sukan's work in comedy photography. Hannah Dormor finds its insight into identity dazzling

By Hannah Dormor
2 March 2015

From The Magazine

Desiree Akhavan: it matters which stories we tell

Desiree Akhavan talks to Sophie Mayer about studying with Ira Sachs, getting real about onscreen sex and why we need more selfish female protagonists

By Sophie Mayer
28 February 2015

Leave me alone

What role does gender inequality play in how we approach issues of privacy and autonomy? D H Kelly follows Gemma Varnom's Black Mirror review with an examination of the blocking theme in the show's most recent episode

By D H Kelly
26 February 2015

Not such a disaster after all

Dawn Kofie finds a refreshing lack of game playing between the characters at the centre of Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney's Catastrophe

By Dawn Kofie
24 February 2015

From The Blog

Little women, big stories: Bechdel Test Fest's March strand

March just keeps on giving and I would like to make an addition to my previous feminist films post. It's been 30 years since Alison...

By Ania Ostrowska
4 March 2015

Introducing monthly blogger Sasha Garwood

Hi all, For the month of March we're going to host Sasha Garwood as our monthly blogger. Here's Sasha's introduction. Queer litgeek, writer, academic...

By Josephine Tsui
3 March 2015

Weekly round-up and open thread

Welcome to this week's round-up and open thread. The following are links that we have found that might interest you. If you have found anything that you think other readers will enjoy, please add links in the comments section below. As usual, please note that a link here doesn't imply endorsement or agreement, and some links might be triggering

By Shiha Kaur
2 March 2015

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