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Female Representation at the Berlinale 2015

In 2015 I paid my first visit to the International Film Festival in Berlin, known as the Berlinale. One of the things I looked at while I was there was the representation of female directors in the festival programme. 1,700 more words

Berlinale

Journalist Heidi Honeycutt about women directing genre and programming the Etheria Film Night Showcase

Etheria Film Night is an annual one-night showcase of the best new short genre films (horror, sci-fi, fantasy, action, comedy, thriller) directed by women. The festival’s goal is to connect industry professionals with untapped female directing talent for genre film and TV series. 1,330 more words

Women In Film

SOUTH AMERICA: FILM REVIEW: ANNOUNCE EARTHQUAKES (2014, ARGENTINA)

By Jake Bibby

Dir: Rocio Caliri and Melina Marcow

As debut features go, never before has a film posed so many questions yet offered so little answers. 516 more words

Film Review

My Favourite Films by Female Directors

It’s International Women’s Day and today I’m celebrating women in film.

These are some of my favourite films by female directors:

Wadjda (Haigaa al-Mansour, 2012) 196 more words

About Me

A Women in Film Screening

Ruth Maclennan

What Happened next?

Artist Ruth Maclennan uses film and language in her practice which explores the relationship between the past and the present using visual and linguistic representations of memory.The films to be screened are linked by the theme of cities, all containing within them a sense of dislocation with characters navigating spaces which are characterised by change. 113 more words

Events

More CEOs Named John or David than all #womenCEOs in S&P1500

Last week we wrote about the sad but revealing fact that there are more directors of S&P1500 companies named John, Robert, William or James than all the women directors for those companies, taken together. 215 more words

Out of the comfort zone: Atsuko Hirayanagi about her award-winning short Oh Lucy! #VIWIFF2015

I believe everybody fantasizes about becoming somebody else and exploring a new world. Oh Lucy! depicts Setsuko’s secret and personal dream.

Setsuko is a reserved 55-year-old office employee in Tokyo, who doesn’t make friends easily. 1,122 more words

Festival Highlights