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.
By Matt Turner
The Finals Girls showcases exciting female voices in genre cinema.
By Alex King
Greece’s Anima Syros festival provided a platform for a bright new generation of women animators.
The cult feminist title captured the radical spirit of women’s liberation the 1960s and ’70s.
More and more movies are featuring female characters with strength, agency and a drive to take action. What took them so damn long?
The all-female Black Rose Anthology is a necessary catalyst for achieving gender equality in the genre.
By Emily Bray
The Wonder Woman director has fully earned her shot at a sequel, but for now her success story remains an anomaly.