Category Archives: Devi’s Discourse

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

Language is our most ubiquitous tool— we use it every day, spoken, written, gesticulated to communicate our thoughts and ideas. And though, unlike many of the romance languages, English is, theoretically, “gender neutral,” we’ve developed some very damaging sexist trends in our everyday parlance that normalizes negative stereotypes. It’s time we change that—in movies and […]

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It’s a very different experience sitting by yourself watching a film in the familiar environment of your living room than watching a film on a big screen in a dark theater surrounded by strangers. The experience becomes all the more distinct when those strangers do not look, behave and think exactly the same way you […]

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As we all know too well, the film industry is primarily run by and targeted at males. Consequently, there’s long been a dearth of FEMINIST-FRIENDLY FILMS. We can attribute much of this plight to the misguided notion that while a woman can relate to a male-driven film, a man cannot relate to a female-driven one […]

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