At the 2017 Fantasia Film Festival, women directors once again took centre stage.
By Lena Hanafy
These films show the different ways women joined the war effort, often away from the home front.
By Eve Watling
2017 is shaping up to be an exceptional year for women behind the camera.
Twenty years since Buffy first hit our screens, feminist horror fantasies are firmly back in fashion.
By Ella Donald
A recent convention saw newly empowered fans take a stand against cynical queer representation.
The American filmmaker talks sex, love and everything in between.
Personal odes to some of the finest women directors from around the world.
By Simran Hans
How a socialist feminist fantasy kickstarted a trend for female-fronted mainstream comedies.
The Prevenge director on how she owned her womanhood by flipping a perceived weakness into a strength.
By Kate Jackson
Talented filmmakers like Desiree Akhavan and Ingrid Jungermann are making their voices heard.
By Mike Tsenti
A role reversal spinoff to this year’s surprise summer hit would be a step back for gender diversity.
By Fred Wagner
Free to Run reveals how marathon runners like Kathrine Switzer set the pace for gender equality.
This year’s bumper line-up boasts 114 films directed or co-directed by women.
By Sarah Jilani
Refugee women from beyond the Middle East made their voices heard at this year’s festival.
Geena Davis, Greta Gerwig and Emily Blunt step up to the plate in the final part of our toast to women in comedy.
Big hitters, bridesmaids and women on the verge of a nervous breakdown make the cut in this penultimate segment.
Our comedic rundown continues with a promiscuous band camp geek and an ageless Old Hollywood icon.