Posts by Amandas Ong

A vital new film reveals how women shaped the civil rights movement

By Amandas Ong

The Rape of Recy Taylor is a bold testament to female activism.

What can film teach us about nationalism?

By Amandas Ong

With nationalist parties gaining ground everywhere, cinema can be a valuable tool in helping to understand the construction of collective identity.

The vengeful woman and the changing face of Asian horror cinema

By Amandas Ong

Will this enduring trope become obsolete as we move towards a less gendered worldview?

In praise of Akira Kurosawa’s forgotten masterpiece

By Amandas Ong

The Japanese master’s 1951 film Hakuchi is a celebration of humanity and its failings.

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