Pausing Production to Create Hope in a Pandemic

In light of the pandemic crisis we’re in, we are supporting organizations that support womxn in film during these difficult times. Mezcla Media Collective is an organization that supports over … Continue reading Pausing Production to Create Hope in a Pandemic

Stream Movies from our Featured Womxn in Film

Josephine Decker’s “Madeline’s Madeline” Madeline has become an integral part of a prestigious physical theater troupe. When the workshop’s ambitious director pushes the teenager to weave her rich interior world … Continue reading Stream Movies from our Featured Womxn in Film

‘Women According to Men’ explores our shared humanity

Author: Zainab Zeb Khan  Iranian women’s rights have been a prime example of why personal stories are integral to understanding history. On March 1st, the Muslim American Leadership Alliance (MALA) … Continue reading ‘Women According to Men’ explores our shared humanity

What ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ taught me about myself

“It’s a Wonderful Life” illustrated how a person can forget all of the good in their life in a moment of despair. It is well known as a Christmas film, … Continue reading What ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ taught me about myself

‘Bombshell’ brings #MeToo to the big screen

[over the phone]Megyn Kelly: Ready to go to war?Gretchen Carlson: Oh, yeah. “Bombshell” (2019) Spoilers revealed Being interviewed by my soon-to-be boss, I could tell he thought I was good looking, that … Continue reading ‘Bombshell’ brings #MeToo to the big screen

Cinema Femme Voices: ‘Black Panther’

Earlier this year, we chose “Black Panther” to be our film focus for our January issue (read my editor’s letter here). I chose the film because of its global impact … Continue reading Cinema Femme Voices: ‘Black Panther’

‘Bombshell’ personal essay preview

Below are excerpts from my personal essay which will be featured on cinemafemme.com on December 13th. This is to avoid spoilers and get people excited about seeing the film. December … Continue reading ‘Bombshell’ personal essay preview

Watching films not for overindulgence, but to develop my taste buds: bite-sized reviews to whet your appetite, bon appétit

Last year I edited a video (video also featured at bottom of this piece) with scenes from some of my favorite films I’d seen over that year correlated with my … Continue reading Watching films not for overindulgence, but to develop my taste buds: bite-sized reviews to whet your appetite, bon appétit

Pouring myself a cup of ambition: ‘9 to 5’ meets #MeToo

Before #MeToo there was “9 to 5.” It wasn’t a hashtag, but it was a movement nonetheless. Dolly Parton wrote the song “9 to 5”, which shared the same title … Continue reading Pouring myself a cup of ambition: ‘9 to 5’ meets #MeToo