Articles about 'film'

Empowered by numbers

Our film editor Ania Ostrowska summarises the latest report on the numbers of women directors and cinematographers in British film industry

Ania Ostrowska // 28 February 2018

Categories: Blog

The Sycamore Gap: women filmmakers who tell their stories themselves

Meet the all-women team behind The Sycamore Gap, a student film that breaks with the period drama conventions

Josie Deacon // 28 November 2017

Categories: Culture and Media, Features, Interviews

How to reach the goal of #nopredators in film industry?

Becky Kukla chats to Rebecca Long and Ian Davies about Boudica Films’ new campaign launched in the aftermath of Weinstein scandal

Becky Kukla // 21 November 2017

Categories: Culture and Media, Features, Interviews

The F-Word stage blog: November 2017

The F-Word's round-up of what's happening in the world of comedy and theatre in November

Lissy Lovett // 12 November 2017

Categories: Blog

Truth, justice, Wonder Woman and wishful thinking

Ellie Wilson explores whether Professor Marston and the Wonder Women takes too many liberties with the truth to represent real progress for polyamory on film

Ellie Wilson // 2 November 2017

Categories: Comics, Films, Reviews

“I just wanted to prove her wrong”: interview with Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly

Our new contributor Ellie Broughton talks to Lady Macbeth producer Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly on creating a collaborative environment on set and colour-blind casting

Ellie Broughton // 8 October 2017

Categories: Features, Interviews

Living in between

M. Lý-Eliot recommends Maysaloun Hamoud’s In Between, the Arab-Israeli director’s controversial first feature about young Palestinian women living in Tel Aviv

M. Ly-Eliot // 26 September 2017

Categories: Films, Reviews

How do you measure the distance of reasonable fear?

Ania Ostrowska talks to American documentarian Yance Ford about his powerful debut Strong Island, available on Netflix

Ania Ostrowska // 18 September 2017

Categories: Films, Reviews

Wonder Woman wouldn’t fight for the IDF

Andrea Marks-Joseph responds to the mainstream feminist movement's reaction to the 2017 Wonder Woman film

Andrea Marks-Joseph // 12 July 2017

Categories: Features, Films, Politics and Current Affairs

Women make documentaries! Sheffield Doc/Fest roundup

Ania Ostrowska is still slightly intoxicated with the abundance and diversity of women-made documentaries at this year’s Sheffield International Documentary Festival

Ania Ostrowska // 1 July 2017

Categories: Films, Reviews

“I am drawn to the fire”: Being Ruby Rich programme at London Barbican next week

Sophie Mayer introduces Being Ruby Rich, programme of screenings and talks celebrating feminist film critic coming to London next week

Sophie Mayer // 15 June 2017

Categories: Blog

No man’s land belongs to women

Becky Kukla enjoys Wonder Woman so much that she cannot wait to see more superhero films directed by women

Becky Kukla // 11 June 2017

Categories: Films, Reviews

DIY Cultures 2017 shows us that counterculture is alive and thriving

Erin Aniker chats with festival founders Hamja Ahsan, Helena Wee and Sofia Niazi

Erin Aniker // 8 June 2017

Categories: Activism, Art, Books, Comics, Culture and Media, Interviews, Politics and Current Affairs

Dance meets digital

Lissy Lovett admires new installation Virgin Territory but does not quite agree with its viewpoint

Lissy Lovett // 18 May 2017

Categories: Art, Reviews, Theatre

Be careful what you eat

Ngaire Ruth finds a great many old tropes under the fresh blood of Raw, Julia Ducournau’s debut feature

Ngaire Ruth // 24 April 2017

Categories: Films, Reviews

Savour the detail

Sarah Wishart could have watched the characters in Kelly Reichardt's latest film Certain Women all night long

Sarah Wishart // 21 March 2017

Categories: Films, Reviews

Navigating girlhood

Sarah Wishart is impressed by the hypnotic performance of a girl on the cusp of teenagehood in The Fits

Sarah Wishart // 17 March 2017

Categories: Films, Reviews, Uncategorized

The power of a loving couple

Emily Chudy reviews touching civil-rights drama Loving, exploring the lessons that still need to be learnt from one marriage that changed the course of history

Emily Chudy // 8 March 2017

Categories: Films, Reviews, Uncategorized

Not every film about rape is a feminist film

Sophie Mayer on why she won't be seeing Elle, Paul Verhoeven's latest film which opens in cinemas soon

Guest Blogger // 27 February 2017

Categories: Blog

Whose awards are these anyway?

Natalie Wreyford, a BAFTA voter, questions the fairness of awards voting processes and shows how they can influence who wins

Natalie Wreyford // 24 February 2017

Categories: Culture and Media, Features, Uncategorized

Being Jackie

Ngaire Ruth is mesmerised by Natalie Portman’s performance as Jackie Kennedy in Noah Oppenheim and Pablo Larraín’s retelling of four days in the life of the iconic First Lady

Ngaire Ruth // 16 February 2017

Categories: Films, Reviews

The power of the cameraperson

Sophie Mayer recommends Kirsten Johnson’s extraordinary visual memoir Cameraperson as a film to hold on to in the current political climate

Sophie Mayer // 18 January 2017

Categories: Films, Reviews

Don’t wake me up before you go-go

Sarah Wishart is not impressed with the toxic masculinity storyline of yet another space film, Morten Tyldum’s Passengers

Sarah Wishart // 11 January 2017

Categories: Films, Reviews

Fear does not need to be translated: Mattie Do in conversation

“Final Girls” Anna Bogutskaya and Olivia Howe chat to Mattie Do, first film director to ever direct a horror film in Laos, about ghosts, spirit houses and being a woman director

Various Authors // 27 December 2016

Categories: Culture and Media, Features, Interviews

Talking to aliens

The female professor in Denis Villeneuve’s film about the arrival of aliens makes Alexandra Orlando hopeful for the future

Alexandra Orlando // 24 December 2016

Categories: Films, Reviews

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