The Ultimate Feminist Streaming Service Content List – Part 4

Back In Isolation With Nothing To Watch? For those currently living in Australia you would be aware of the second wave of COVID-19 currently hitting hardest in Victoria. I'm not about to get political in regards to mask-wearing and people flouting restrictions, but hopefully the next part of our curated list of female directed content …

How To Write A Directors Notes For The First Time

scripts don't often turn into films without the Director having a vision for that script. So how does that happen? Well... with Directors notes. A Directors Notes or Treatment is a document that explains your film, why you're making it and who you're making it with. So I thought it would be valuable to share some of the things I picked up during this exercise with anyone else out there who is writing a Director's Notes for the first time too.

Force of Habit – Sydney Film Festival Review

An anthology series turned feature film Force of Habit combines the work of 6 female directors and 6 different stories of women going about their everyday lives openly revealing the often hidden world of female sexual abuse, the male gaze, and power dynamics within society.

A Perfectly Normal Family – Sydney Film Festival Review

A Perfectly Normal Family is the story of 11 year old Emma who's perfectly "normal" family is turned upside down when her father comes out as transgender. The film was based on debut feature director Malou Reymann's real life experiences with her own father as a child and seeks to tell a personal story of a family navigating this change together.

The Continued Feminist Streaming Service List You’ve Been Waiting For – Part 2

Sick of wasting hours of my life looking for something new to watch I started the most comprehensive list of Netflix content directed by women that, I at least, have ever come across. With over 5000 titles in the Netflix library there always seems to be a circulation of the same 30 films on the …

Featured Female Filmmakers – Part 31

This weeks featured filmmaker, Kalpana Kumar, also has a passion for raising awareness about social issues. Her film Laskhmi - Untold Truths was shot entirely in India and seeks to open eyes to the sexual assault and abuse of women within Indian society, specifically the cases that don't necessarily make it to the news.