When Will the Women of the Documentary World Get Their Due? I LOVE documentaries and I think the author of the above article makes a valid point. The quote below makes me think of Blackfish (directed by a woman, Gabriela Cowperthwaite); a rather controversial movie, but one that created conversation and awareness. “When it comes to … More When Will the Women of the Documentary World Get Their Due?
What Oscar Nominated Films Say About Women Not only are women under-represented in the nominated films (only two of the Best Picture nominees tell a woman’s story), but the bodies of women in the films nominated are largely treated as sexual objects. Here, Holly L. Derr of the Huffington Post examines the messages that this … More What This Year’s Oscar Nominated Films Say About Women