Tag Archives: Bechdel Test

Feminist Call to Action #2: Protest the Problem

July 9th, 2019

Last time I implored us to all be part of the solution by supporting feminist-friendly films. On the flip side, today I implore us to protest films that are part of the problem. There are several ways to accomplish this easy but essential mission. The simplest way to undermine a film unworthy of success is […]

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Seven Feminist Calls to Action

June 25th, 2019

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 […]

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How To Be An Active, And Activist, Film Spectator

April 9th, 2019

It’s an overwhelming time to be an activist. Everybody’s requesting campaign donations, signatures for petitions and phone calls to Congress. There are meetings, marches and peaceful protests to attend. There are pins to wear, MONEY TO STAMP and justice to be served. It’s exhausting, not to mention a whole lot of work. Fortunately, there’s a […]

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