Tag: female directors

10 women directors deserving attention at the Oscars

Oscars 2023: 10 women directors deserving attention By Glenn Whipp Shortly after the Golden Globes nominations were announced earlier this month, the advocacy group Women in Film took to social media, decrying the “shocking” omission of critically acclaimed female directors, citing Sarah Polley (“Women Talking”), Gina Prince-Bythewood (“The Woman King”), Chinonye Chukwu (“Till”) and Maria Schrader (“She Said”). It might be more…

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Women Dominate Australian Directors Guild Award

Women Dominate Australian Directors Guild Award Nominations By Patrick Frater Women filmmakers have performed exceptionally strongly at the nominations stage of the Australian Director’s Guild Awards. Sian Davies has three nominations.  For best direction in a TV or SVOD drama series episode for “The Twelve,” for best direction in a TV or SVOD comedy series episode for “Spreadsheet” and for best direction in…

This Year, Cannes Had A Record Number of Female Filmmakers

This Year, Cannes Had A Record Number of Female Filmmakers By Elsa Keslassy and Brent Lang Here’s the good news. Facing public pressure and mounting outrage over the lack of female representation among the filmmakers it chooses to celebrate, this year’s Cannes Film Festival is making efforts to diversify beyond the cavalcade of many of the same male auteurs. Instead, there will…

The New Barbie Movie Could Be a Feminist Masterpiece

The New Barbie Movie Could Be a Feminist Masterpiece For six decades, Mattel’s Barbie doll has been the topic of criticism from feminist theory. Here’s how the new Margot Robbie movie can change views. By Latecia Joiner The upcoming American romantic comedy film, Barbie, has become increasingly anticipated among film analysts and long-time fans alike. While the motion picture isn’t set to release…