Tag Archives: Woody Allen

Devi on ALLEN v. FARROW: 2 Steps Forward, 1 Step Back is Still Progress

April 27th, 2021

As a filmmaker who has directed documentaries, and an academic who has taught theory classes about them, I watch programs that are labeled “non-fiction” with a wary and critical eye, aware of how audio-visual presentations can manipulate what we see, what we don’t see and how we see or don’t see events and claims presented […]

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Amy On Allen v. Farrow: A Reckoning (of sorts) for Woody Allen

April 20th, 2021

Watching the four episodes that comprise the documentary ALLEN V. FARROW is a wrenching experience, offering a searing indictment not only of Allen, but also the society, media and investigative agencies that allowed him to evade punishment for possible crimes. Allen and his enablers understood the cultural landscape that existed at that time and that […]

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2 Feminists, 1 Series: Allen v. Farrow

April 13th, 2021

When the child abuse allegations against Woody Allen first came out, we (Amy & Devi) lived in an illegal sublet on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, just around the corner from Elaine’s, long since defunct, but once Allen’s favorite restaurant. Both fans of the director, we were mortified and disgusted to learn he’d left […]

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