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Scottish Film World Erases Women on International Women's Day

Scottish Film World Erases Women on International Women's Day

2022 is turning out to be the year of our audio-visual and legislative erasure.

Bryndís Blackadder
Bryndís Blackadder
female erasure
Hollywood’s “Good Girl” Conditioning of Female Viewers

Hollywood’s “Good Girl” Conditioning of Female Viewers

The US film industry has been telling women to be "good girls" since 1930s.

Alline Cormier
Alline Cormier
film
Ivan Reitman Leaves a Legacy of  Hypersexualized Female Characters

Ivan Reitman Leaves a Legacy of Hypersexualized Female Characters

His male characters were often geeks and nerds interested in science and frequently openly creepy.

Alline Cormier
Alline Cormier
film
The Scream Movie Franchise Has an Extreme Misogyny Problem

The Scream Movie Franchise Has an Extreme Misogyny Problem

Women are called degrading names, threatened, silenced and butchered in all Scream sequels.

Alline Cormier
Alline Cormier
film
"Not My Cup of T" - New Documentary Explores the Impact of the Rise of Gender Transition

"Not My Cup of T" - New Documentary Explores the Impact of the Rise of Gender Transition

Groped, touched “by mistake,” and leered at, I developed a profound hatred towards my breasts as a teenager. This hatred extended to my whole body, thanks to Indian men, and the impossible standards of performative femininity. I am quite sure I suffered from dysphoria of some kind, and in the

Vaishnavi Sundar
Vaishnavi Sundar
Books and TV
70 Years Since the ‘Golden Era’ or 70 Years of Bollywood Sexism?

70 Years Since the ‘Golden Era’ or 70 Years of Bollywood Sexism?

The year 1950 marked the beginning of India’s distinct artistic voice, free from the clutches of a 200-year colonial rule. Morale was high and there was a whiff of revolution in the air. It was around this time that the "Golden Era" of Hindi cinema came into its own

Vaishnavi Sundar
Vaishnavi Sundar
film
Directing A Feminist Documentary Showed Me The Limits Of Liberal Compassion

Directing A Feminist Documentary Showed Me The Limits Of Liberal Compassion

What happens when you raise women’s voices without commodifying their suffering?

Vaishnavi Sundar
Vaishnavi Sundar
Books and TV