Category Archives: Devi’s Discourse

On alternating weeks, Devi will explore various themes as they pertain to film and feminism.

In our fight to counter the unacceptable inequality that plagues the film industry, there are a number of measures we can each take. Let’s start by calling an ace an ace: the Bechdel Test is a joke. Literally. At least it was intended as one when first presented in the 1980s as a quip by […]

Read More

admin

Share:

Movies like Suffragette, Hidden Figures and The Battle of the Sexes may inspire us with their exhilarating depictions of our historical comrades in feminist arms, but too often they oversimplify, if not overlook entirely, the key factors that have forged feminist progress in the course of history. It’s important to recognize and examine what has, […]

Read More

admin

Share:

If one is a film director and also a woman she has inevitably been asked, probably ad nauseum, “What’s it like to be a female filmmaker?” I shudder to recall how I used to respond, telling countless interviewers how I saw no difference in the treatment of my male filmmaking peers as compared to myself, […]

Read More

admin

Share: