Is TOOTSIE a Feminist Film? Should We Even Care?
To describe these last several months as challenging is a huge understatement. A more apt description would be tragic and frightening. In this difficult time, filled with a seemingly endless barrage of bad news, it struck me that it may be frivolous to write articles dedicated to the discussion and examination of culturally relevant feminist […]
Back to Beyond the Bechdel!
As you may have noticed, we’ve been on hiatus considerably longer than expected. Then again, very little in 2020 has transpired as any of us has expected, which is why we here at BTB have decided it’s time to rejoin the public discourse and examine how we can all contribute to the enduring fight for […]
When Trauma Threatens to Swallow a Woman’s Identity
SWALLOW, a poignant independent film, is currently available on VOD and definitely worth a viewing for its sensitive depiction of sexual trauma on the female psyche and the damage it can wreak on future generations of women. The film is a noteworthy addition to the “women on the verge” genre which has given cinema some […]