Online dating is a common experience, but one that isn’t often explored in very complex ways in media or art.
Anne of Green Gables vs. Jo March: How They’ve Shaped Perceptions of Girlhood
The heroines of “Anne of Green Gables” and “Little Women” have inspired generations of young girls, but their messages are actually quite different.
Carrie Mae Weems and the Art of Inclusion
For over four decades, Carrie Mae Weems has used the camera to capture what it means to be alive in our time.
Why “Inventing Anna” Does Nothing Inventive—and How to Rethink Our Obsession With Consumerism
Despite its premise, “Inventing Anna” perpetuates many of the issues it also denounces.
Multimedia Artist Lorna Simpson’s Works Confront Narrow Views of Gender and Identity
Brooklyn-born artist Lorna Simpson rose to fame in the 1980s as a pioneer in conceptual photography.
Edson Oda’s “Nine Days” Poses Questions About Women’s Agency and the Value of Life
“Nine Days,” the first feature film from Japanese-Brazilian Director Edson Oda asks audiences to consider what it means to live a full life.
The Power of Restraint: What “WandaVision” Can Teach Us About Overcoming Challenges
“WandaVision” provides an insightful look at the importance of restraint and the current cultural moment.
The Collapse of Fact and Fiction: Barbara Loden’s “Wanda”
When Wanda (played by Barbara Loden) divorces her husband and leaves her two small children behind, she is quickly stripped of her identity.
Joan Didion’s Netflix Documentary Is an Intimate Look at Her Life
Joan Didion, who had long resisted being the subject of a documentary, granted her relatives use of a host of unseen material.
So Yong Kim’s “Lovesong” Distills the Heartache of Unrequited Connections
In “Lovesong,” director So Yong Kim’s 2016 Sundance entry, two friends drift apart before coming back together.
Australian Filmmaker’s New Short Film Aims to Destigmatize Abortion
Jordan Fassina’s “That Thing I Had That One Time” offers a candid look at abortion and emphasizes the importance of taking the stigma out of the equation.
Anne Hollowday’s “Bird Watching” Is a Powerful Exploration of Gender
In her new short film, “Bird Watching,” Anne Hollowday explores the ways women are seen in society.
Producer Caralene Robinson on Why We Need More Transgender Films
Producer Caralene Robinson on filmmaking, working in entertainment, and why it’s great to be a woman now.
Alessia Cecchet Combines Craft With Filmmaking
Filmmaker Alessia Cecchet crafts every object that she animates in films that combine animation with live action.