‘The way she stumbled on stage, with her smeared lips and perfect legs, appeared at once criminally affected and wildly persuasive’
A spate of new films propose a reckoning between punk artistry and documentary portraiture
Michelle Orange traces the recent history of Iranian films, from Jafar Pahahi’s Taxi (2015) to Mani Haghighi’s Pig (2018)
From Better Things to Motherhood and SMILF: Michelle Orange charts the turn towards nuanced representations of women in film and TV
Should acting awards be gender neutral?
Women film directors discuss antiheroes and archetypes; Joseph Campbell discusses the power of myth; dancers do the 'Frug'
This year’s Sundance Film Festival featured more movies directed by women than ever before, but gender discrimination in the industry is still endemic