Tag Archives: Film

Where are the women? Cannes Film Festival edition

TweetAt this year’s Cannes Film Festival, 22 films directed by 22 men will compete for the prestigious top award. But to feminist criticism of that dismal lineup, Cannes says, essentially, “Well, you can’t make us pick a girl just because she’s a girl.” Of course, those numbers are pretty standard for Cannes. Last year there [...]
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The Feministing Five: Nina Reyes Rosenberg

TweetThis week, I changed it up a bit and made a video for the Feministing Five. Enjoy! Make sure you check out the full Made of Stars (Rack City remix) music video, transcript and more links after the jump! And coming soon: my interview with rapper Miss Hazel Rose of 40Love (who stars in the [...]
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The Feministing Five: dream hampton

Tweetdream hampton is a filmmaker, producer and writer whose voice has impacted cultural and political discourse for 20 years. hampton attended NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts both in the undergraduate and graduate film programs. It was there that hampton filmed her neighbor, Christopher “Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace, who was a friend and helped her complete [...]
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Livestream of Valentine’s day film Xoxosms and panel

Tweet Join us at 6pm tonight for a livestream of the film Xoxosms and then panel featuring me and a bunch of really cool people. Also, if you are in NYC don’t forget about the Occupy Valentine’s Day party. And if you are not in NY, don’t forget to check out the tumblr. Happy Occupy [...]
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More on why you must see Pariah

TweetSamhita mentioned that a crew of us went to see Pariah last weekend. If Meryl Streep’s shout out to the lead actress Adepero Oduye during her Golden Globes acceptance speech wasn’t enough of an encouragement to rush out and see the film, I thought I would add my two cents to the symphony of praise for [...]
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