By Leila Latif
A Quiet Place and Hereditary are the latest films to challenge idealised notions of motherhood.
Brie Larson’s directorial debut and a special focus on American female filmmakers are among the highlights of the 72nd EIFF.
By Nicole Davis
This year filmmakers like Alice Lowe have openly flouted the notion that female characters should be likeable.
The actor, writer and filmmaker has shot a brilliantly bizarre short for the band TOYDRUM.
The all-female Black Rose Anthology is a necessary catalyst for achieving gender equality in the genre.
This ambitious shoestring psycho thriller shoots for the Moon but doesn’t quite make it off the launchpad.
The Prevenge director on how she owned her womanhood by flipping a perceived weakness into a strength.
Alice Lowe explores the horrors of maternity in this blackly comic riff on Rosemary’s Baby.
Alice Lowe turns writer/director for this blackly comic fertility thriller.
This year’s bumper line-up boasts 114 films directed or co-directed by women.
A tribute to some of the most memorable comic turns from women actors, featuring an immortal Meryl Streep.