feminist moving image
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MIA BAYS: ON A MISSION
WHY ARE ALL OUR PROPHETS DEAD? By Marissa Mireles Hinds
TRUTH: a visual poem
Miriam Bale: Indie Memphis 2020
Interview: Hannah Ford
In advance of the online release of her short film turtleneck (2016) we interviewed the Glasgow School of Art Graduate (and 2013 exchange...
INTERVIEW: 'Zula the Infinite' Creators Jillian Dudley and Valentina Matosian
DISPATCH interviews the brave and imaginative creators of Zula the Infinite - a dramedy series about a small town girl who steals mail...
Berlinale 2017: The Teddy Awards
The Berlinale (Berlin International Film Festival) put a closure to its 67th edition on the 18th February with the announcement of this...
Jai Deux Amours: A reflection on the work/s of Josephine Baker and Alanis Obomsawin
J’ai deux amours (1) (I have two loves) and they are not my country and Paris. To be honest, it would be very difficult to reduce my...
Of Other Spaces: Where does gesture become event? Chapter Two
This reflection on the second chapter ‘Of Other Spaces: Where does gesture become event?’ forms a companion piece to a text on Chapter...
GFF 2017 Premiere: Below Her Mouth
Boasting the rare set-up of an all-women cast and production crew, as well as an intensely powerful, unashamedly queer narrative, Below...
‘Relax darlin’, take it as a compliment’: Voicing the Sexism and Gender Discrimination of Modern Ire
Scrolling through my Facebook feed on a Wednesday morning, I wasn’t expecting to find Heartbreak (Emmet Kirwan, Short Film, 2016). Aware...
Deconstructing Naturalism: An Analysis of Natalie Portman in ‘Jackie’
In Pablo Larraín’s Jackie (2016), Natalie Portman delivers one of the more nuanced, divisive, and risky screen performances of the...
#WinonaForever: The Underestimated Comedic Genius of Winona Ryder
Taking place on January 29 at 5pm PST in LA, California, the 2017 Screen Actors Guild Awards boasted its annual get together of talented...
Interview: Marita Quaas
DISPATCH contributor Kathinka Engels met Marita Quaas founder and 7-year artistic-director of the European Short Film Festival –...
REVIEW: LA LA LAND (2016)
La La Land (2016) is a brilliant film in many ways. The shots are meticulously and beautifully arranged, colour seeps out of every scene...
An 'emotional' sci-fi: The disruption of motherhood stereotypes in Arrival
Since it premiered at the Venice Film Festival in September 2016, Arrival (2016), the latest film by French Canadian Denis Villeneuve,...
TRAILER: 'Zula the Infinite' (2016)
Following a particularly tumultuous and hardened journey to bring her bountiful vision to life, LA based, independent director Jillian...
A Revolutionary Traditionalist: In Praise of Amma Asante
I’m grateful for Amma Asante. Her work is new and stimulating, yet rests gloriously in a traditional and classic milieu. Her two most...
Ride ‘Em On Down: The Sublime Queerness of Kristen Stewart
An ode to the fuckers. Bleary eyed and half awake I found myself scrolling the nebulous of social media news, while cocooned in the thick...