INTERVIEW: Jennifer Reeder, director of ‘A Million Miles Away’
Feminist Criticism / Interviews / Women Film-makers

INTERVIEW: Jennifer Reeder, director of ‘A Million Miles Away’

“It’s like if John Hughes and David Lynch went on a date–but they were women.” This is how filmmaker Jennifer Reeder describes her 2014 short film, A Million Miles Away. The film is a curious blend of surrealism and self-consciousness, and it’s as thoughtful as it is thought-provoking. I had a chance to speak with … Continue reading

INTERVIEW- Barbara Ann O’Leary, creator of #DirectedByWomen, a worldwide film viewing party
Interviews / Women Film-makers

INTERVIEW- Barbara Ann O’Leary, creator of #DirectedByWomen, a worldwide film viewing party

Artwork by Chloe Leeson Back in March you may remember we interviewed Marya E. Gates, creator of ‘A Year With Women’, recently, through Marya’s twitter we discovered ‘Directed By Women’, cited as a ‘worldwide film viewing party. Directed By Women is running from the 1st till the 15th of September and aims to expose the … Continue reading

INTERVIEW- Tina Gharavi, director of ‘I Am Nasrine’ talks Jean-Michel Basquit, immigration and her industry advice
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INTERVIEW- Tina Gharavi, director of ‘I Am Nasrine’ talks Jean-Michel Basquit, immigration and her industry advice

Who are your favourite filmmakers, and what filmmakers inspired you to get into film? Films are inseparable from art. Making films is how humans respond to the world. It is our cave wall and for me, the biggest inspiration in my life has been great art; weather that is a Caravaggio, Jean-Michel Basquiat, or seeing … Continue reading

SWEET AS HONEY: A Q+A with photographer/videographer Hana Haley
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SWEET AS HONEY: A Q+A with photographer/videographer Hana Haley

Photography by Hana Haley, text overlayed by Rena Johnston The moment I came across Hana Haley’s work, I instantly fell in love. There is something entirely captivating and dreamy about her photography. I could spend hours scrolling down her tumblr or flickr, absolutely mesmerized by her impressive collection of nostalgic, pastel-colored photos. Every picture is … Continue reading

INTERVIEW- Diorella Mirsol, director of ‘Happy Melancholy’ talks her inspirations, award shows and upcoming projects
Interviews / Women Film-makers

INTERVIEW- Diorella Mirsol, director of ‘Happy Melancholy’ talks her inspirations, award shows and upcoming projects

Back in January we reviewed Diorella Mirasol’s latest short ‘Happy Melancholy’, clearly sporting a keen directors eye and sharp humour, we got back in touch with her to speak with her about her process as a film-maker, the making of Happy Melancholy, her inspirations and the gender bias in the film industry…   Tell us … Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Marya E. Gates, creator of ‘A Year with Women’
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INTERVIEW: Marya E. Gates, creator of ‘A Year with Women’

Online writer/blogger Marya E. Gates took a different approach to her film challenge of 2015. This year she decided to create ‘A Year With Women’, an entire year watching ONLY women-made films which she documents and discusses on her blog ‘Cinematic Fanatic‘. To celebrate International Women’s Day we caught up with Marya and asked her … Continue reading