In 1979, the first Australian film directed by a woman since the silent era signalled a new dawn for female authorship.
Reflections on director Mark Cousins’ latest cinematic road trip, Women Make Film.
At the 63rd BFI London Film Festival, five films directed by women signalled a new chapter for Korean cinema.
We list six great composers who aren’t one of the small pool of men who seem to get all the big composing gigs in Hollywood.
With Working Woman, director Michal Aviad hopes to move the conversation forward.
Indispensable first-hand advice for International Women’s Day 2019.
The producer of Born a Rebel speaks about the challenge of documenting more than a century of female protest.
A crop of complex and fascinating female characters were at the heart of this year’s LFF.
By Leila Latif
A Quiet Place and Hereditary are the latest films to challenge idealised notions of motherhood.
Encouraging new voices from diverse backgrounds into a stagnant industry can only be a positive thing.
By Lydia Figes
Female-driven comedies such as The Marvellous Mrs Maisel and Funny Cow are challenging archaic notions about women on screen.
Start getting excited for new works from Amma Asante, Marielle Heller and Mia Hansen-Løve.
Inspired by The Shape of Water, we survey the various ways female self-pleasure has been portrayed.
Taraji P Henson’s gun-toting assassin harks back to an era of Lola Colt, Foxy Brown and Cleopatra Jones.
The actor issued a rallying cry at a press conference for The Post.
By Nicole Davis
This year filmmakers like Alice Lowe have openly flouted the notion that female characters should be likeable.
By Katie Goh
Films like Blade Runner 2049 project male fantasies by placing women in roles of domestic servitude.