4 Shots From 4 Films: Special Sofia Coppola Edition — Through the Shattered Lens

4 Shots From 4 Films is just what it says it is, 4 shots from 4 of our favorite films. As opposed to the reviews and recaps that we usually post, 4 Shots From 4 Films lets the visuals do the talking! Today is the birthday of one of my favorite American directors, the one […]

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‘Women According to Men’ explores our shared humanity — Cinema Femme

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Author: Zainab Zeb Khan Author, Zainab Khan moderating Q&A with director Saeed Nouri at the Iranian 30th Annual Festival of Films from Iran Iranian women’s rights have been a prime example of why personal stories are integral to understanding history. 1,141 more words

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Deborah Kampmeier’s ‘Tape’ explores the gray areas of #MeToo through sharing one woman’s powerful story — Cinema Femme

Deborah Kampemeier and Annarosa Mudd I was first introduced to Deborah Kampmeier’s “Tape” during my interview with the film’s cinematographer Valentina Caniglia. Since our conversation took place a year ago, she couldn’t go into depth about the story, but I was immediately intrigued. 3,676 more words

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Erin Lee Carr places us in the shoes of a drug addict in the four-part docuseries ‘How To Fix a Drug Scandal’ — Cinema Femme

Meet Sonja Farak. She is a 35-year-old chemist who develops an addiction for the drugs she’s testing at UMass Amherst, starting with cocaine. As her addiction blows up, it shines a light on a corrupt state government. 934 more words

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Therese Shechter redefines womanhood in her subversive documentaries — Cinema Femme

Therese Shechter brings common female experiences that have been unjustly deemed taboo to the screen through her documentaries. Her latest “My So-Called Selfish Life” has started a movement for women who choose not to have children. 3,298 more words

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Filmmaker Anna Kerrigan takes us on the heartfelt journey of a father and his trans son in “Cowboys” — Cinema Femme

I like that idea that when you’re in nature you can be your true self, and not influenced by the constructs of your society. It’s a really interesting way to re-appropriate nature, sort of nodding to a genre which is so heteronormative and so male as some sort of backdrop. 2,552 more words

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