Women In Film

At ClexaCon, a moment of anger turned into action for LGBT women

By Ella Donald

A recent convention saw newly empowered fans take a stand against cynical queer representation.

It Felt Like Love: A celebration of 50 great female filmmakers

By Little White Lies

Personal odes to some of the finest women directors from around the world.

In praise of 9 to 5 and the ’80s career woman

By Simran Hans

How a socialist feminist fantasy kickstarted a trend for female-fronted mainstream comedies.

Alice Lowe’s advice to women working in the film industry

By Katherine McLaughlin

The Prevenge director on how she owned her womanhood by flipping a perceived weakness into a strength.

The audacious ideologies of indie cinema’s female saviours

By Kate Jackson

Talented filmmakers like Desiree Akhavan and Ingrid Jungermann are making their voices heard.

Why the world really doesn’t need an all-male Bad Moms

By Mike Tsenti

A role reversal spinoff to this year’s surprise summer hit would be a step back for gender diversity.

A brilliant new film traces the persecution of female runners

By Fred Wagner

Free to Run reveals how marathon runners like Kathrine Switzer set the pace for gender equality.

Every female director at the 2016 BFI London Film Festival

By Lauren Thompson

This year’s bumper line-up boasts 114 films directed or co-directed by women.

Findings from the 2016 London Feminist Film Festival

By Sarah Jilani

Refugee women from beyond the Middle East made their voices heard at this year’s festival.

100 great female comedy performances – part 5

By Little White Lies

Geena Davis, Greta Gerwig and Emily Blunt step up to the plate in the final part of our toast to women in comedy.

100 great female comedy performances – part 4

By Little White Lies

Big hitters, bridesmaids and women on the verge of a nervous breakdown make the cut in this penultimate segment.

100 great female comedy performances – part 3

By Little White Lies

Our comedic rundown continues with a promiscuous band camp geek and an ageless Old Hollywood icon.

100 great female comedy performances – part 2

By Little White Lies

Thora Birch, Tilda Swinton and Whoopi Goldberg feature in the second part of our tribute to funny film women.

100 great female comedy performances – part 1

By Little White Lies

A tribute to some of the most memorable comic turns from women actors, featuring an immortal Meryl Streep.

Why do women make better film editors?

By Thomas Hobbs

Despite so few opportunities for female directors, women are currently thriving in the cutting room.

“Sheboots” aren’t the solution to Hollywood’s gender gap

By Katy Vans

Ghostbusters isn’t the only franchise to be recast with female leads – and that’s not necessarily a victory for equality.

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