American Mary’s Med School
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American Mary’s Med School

Dear Dr. Mason, Congratulations! This letter is to inform you that the Norma Bates Award for Excellence in Murder is being conferred upon Mary Mason’s Academy of Medical Arts. Our committee is thoroughly impressed with your personal story of tenacity, resilience, and resourcefulness when faced with financial issues. Your story takes on the all-too-common reality … Continue reading

How Andrea Arnold tackles poverty in ‘American Honey’
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How Andrea Arnold tackles poverty in ‘American Honey’

Poverty in America is a polarising subject. It is open to much debate, it plays a key role in U.S politics, and it is rarely portrayed effectively in cinema. There are films that focus on the lives of blue-collar workers in the United States, I, personally, would cite ‘The Deer Hunter’ as the finest example … Continue reading

#DirectedByWomen REVIEW- The Falling: On female dynamics and the strange ways of adolescence
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#DirectedByWomen REVIEW- The Falling: On female dynamics and the strange ways of adolescence

CONTAINS SPOILERS Mass hysteria – or otherwise known as psychogenic illness, has been around since the medieval times. It is most common in closed, womens communities, and to this day, psychologists haven’t figured out the reason to why it occurs in the first place. It often led to yet another reason to oppress women, and … Continue reading

#DirectedByWomen FILM SUBMISSION: ‘Love, New York’ by Dionna McMillian
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#DirectedByWomen FILM SUBMISSION: ‘Love, New York’ by Dionna McMillian

Our ‘Women Film-Makers’ segment wants to try to showcase the work of budding women directors. This doesn’t necessarily mean you have to be making films as a profession, or submitting them to festivals, you can submit something you made for a school project, or just lil experimental stuff you’ve shot by yourself or with friends. All we need is a … Continue reading

#DirectedByWomen FILM PREMIERE: ‘Marina’ by Kimberly Hoyos
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#DirectedByWomen FILM PREMIERE: ‘Marina’ by Kimberly Hoyos

Our ‘Women Film-Makers’ segment wants to try to showcase the work of budding women directors. This doesn’t necessarily mean you have to be making films as a profession, or submitting them to festivals, you can submit something you made for a school project, or just lil experimental stuff you’ve shot by yourself or with friends. All we need is a … Continue reading

#DirectedByWomen2017 Netflix UK viewing possibilities
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#DirectedByWomen2017 Netflix UK viewing possibilities

Another year has passed and once again its time to celebrate the work of women filmmakers during Directed by Women which runs throughout September. If your idea of participation involves chilling at home solo or with your mates, we’ve compiled a list of women directed viewing options currently available on Netflix UK. #Horror (2015) dir. … Continue reading