Tag Archives: Lady-Directed December

December Recap & A Brief Look Forward At 2015

This past December was meant to be primarily focused on movies directed by women. Little did I know that this theme would only make up a mere part of what the month consisted overall. As more work and other holiday-related … Continue reading

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LADY-DIRECTED DECEMBER #8: Paris is Burning (1990) – dir. Jennie Livingston

Jennie Livingston’s Paris is Burning is a rare, special kind of documentary that also actively engages with the beautiful individuals upon which it focuses. As I’ve stated a few times before, my favorite types of docs are the ones that cover … Continue reading

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LADY-DIRECTED DECEMBER #7: Tomboy (2011) – dir. Céline Sciamma

One of the most damaging misconceptions about transgenderism (among the many) is the notion that the individual is a “man dressed in woman’s clothes” or vice versa. Not only does this reinforce the common notion of a gender binary, thereby … Continue reading

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LADY-DIRECTED DECEMBER #6: A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night (2014) – dir. Ana Lily Amirpour

Vampire movies have always been and perhaps always will be a subject of fascination in many categories of fictional media, drawing such fascination from its centuries-old folklore. However, what seems to be apparent in cinema of the past decade or … Continue reading

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LADY-DIRECTED DECEMBER #5: Eve’s Bayou (1997) – dir. Kasi Lemmons

After having it being recommended to me several times over the course of this past year, I finally got around to Kasi Lemmons’ Eve’s Bayou. One of the most prominently remarkable aspects of it is its relentlessness at placing women of … Continue reading

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