feminist moving image
Bend It Like Beckham Could Have Been Queerer, But It Still Aged Well
MIA BAYS: ON A MISSION
WHY ARE ALL OUR PROPHETS DEAD? By Marissa Mireles Hinds
TRUTH: a visual poem
Miriam Bale: Indie Memphis 2020
SONEJUHI SINHA: THE AMERICAN DREAM?
Arriving in America from India, Stray Dolls follows Riz (Geetanjali Thapa) as she attempts to make an honest living as a motel...
KSENIA OKHAPKINA: HOW FREE ARE YOU AND ME?
Set in a former Russian labour camp, IMMORTAL observes various youth groups in the town of Apatity preparing for a national holiday;...
WORKERS / SISTERS
Sisters! opens in a way that many films end. On a visitor sign-in sheet a group of individuals write their name, time of arrival,...
MO SCARPELLI: FAIRY TALES FROM THE IN BETWEEN
Set in Addas Abba, Ethiopia, Anbessa tells the story of a boy named Asalif living on the periphery of a new collection of condos; on the...
How (Not) To Save The World
When I was small, having played the illustrious if questionably-costumed Planet Earth in a school play (let’s just say I’d made...
Delphine and Carole: Pioneering Video Activists
Delphine and Carole directed by Callisto Mc Nulty documents the pioneering French/Swiss feminist video collective Les Insoumuses (the...
CONSTRUCTING TEEN IDENTITY ON-SCREEN: THIRTEEN
In 2003, Catherine Hardwicke’s directorial debut had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. Thirteen revels in the giddy highs...
CONSTRUCTING TEEN IDENTITY ON-SCREEN: ALL THIS PANIC
‘I was at the Metropolitan Museum with all my friends […] we all went into the temple of Dendrur and looked at all the hieroglyphics and...
FEMINISM AND THE CITY: CLEO FROM 5 TO 7
As an urban geographer my research and teaching is oriented around relationships between gender, sexualities and cities. My research...
The winter without men: a review of Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Favourite (2019)
“Some people just take the room they need, elbowing out intruders to take possession of a space. [...] The magic of authority, money,...
There's No Crying In Baseball
Well, actually, there is. Evelyn Garner (Betty Schram) comes off the field having made a mistake to then receive a tirade of abuse from...
“Does it suit me?” Doctor Who, Fandom, & Jodie Whittaker as the First Female Doctor
For the first time in the 55-year history of the British sci-fi show, “Dr. Who” is a woman. For the uninitiated, the show’s titular...
Race, Class and Gender in the Dominican Republic: a thought piece on 'Miriam Lies' (2018)
Two girls swim playfully in the pool. It’s nothing particularly extraordinary. Not even when one asks the other not to wet her hair. It’s...
PENNY LANE: THE DIRECTOR LETTING US LOOK BENEATH THE SURFACE.
Documentary maker Penny Lane has two feature films at this year's Open City Documentary Festival; Our Nixon (2013) and The Pain of Others...
Interview: Beata Bubenec
Already met with its fair share of controversies, Beata Bubenec’s third focus on the Ukraine, Flight of a Bullet is a documentary unlike...