By Oliver Webb
This International Women’s Day, we remember the screenwriter who gave Hollywood its voice during the silent era.
The 8th is a poignant look at how grassroots activism is driving social change.
By Eleanor Ring
The 1940 adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s novel sees the title character refuse to be tamed by marriage.
By Elena Lazic
The actor reflects on her role in the controversial rape revenge classic from 1978.
By Lizzy Dening
Ida Lupino’s 1950 drama about a young woman who is raped on her way home from work feels as urgent as ever.
With India Song currently playing on MUBI, we take a look back at the actor’s superlative feminist trilogy from 1975.
By Eleanor Ring
Christopher Nolan’s mind-altering sci-fi seeks to redeem Cobb for his actions, but is he worthy of our sympathy?
In David Lynch’s 1990 film, Laura Dern’s Lula refuses to allow her rape to control her – she’s a survivor, not a victim.
These stark, static structures often represent class, sexuality and escape, as Claire Oakley’s Make Up shows.
Eva Green’s astronaut explores uncharted territory in more ways than one in Alice Winocour’s space drama.
Dorothy Arzner gave Golden Age female stars like Katharine Hepburn and Rosalind Russell intelligent, complex roles.
Virginie Despentes and Coralie Trinh Thi explore sexual agency, trauma and the power of female friendship in this controversial 2000 thriller.
Attractive women of questionable virtue have long been a scapegoat for society’s literal ills.
By Leila Latif
Exploring the rich and disturbing cinematic history of benign stalking. Whoever said nice guys finish last?
By Emma Fraser
When women have their movie careers ruined by vindictive, controlling men, what happens next?
Pamela B Green’s Be Natural presents the untold story of this pioneering female filmmaker.
In 1979, the first Australian film directed by a woman since the silent era signalled a new dawn for female authorship.