My article for Raindance has been published on Cinema Jam.
Raindance’s Baptiste Charles takes us through 13 of the most important films in the history of women in cinema.
In 2015, many people’s attention has turned to a particular demographic that mainstream movies may not have taken into account so much. It just happens that this particular group makes up half of the world’s population. Starting with Patricia Arquette’s viral Academy Award speech, to comments made by the likes of Dame Helen Mirren, Meryl Streep, Amanda Seyfried, Jennifer Lawrence, and particular illustrations linked with the Sony Hack, a conversation has been sparked about the place of women in film. Here’s a look at 13 films that have contributed, through their content or production, to the advancement of women in the film industry.
Read the rest on Cinema Jam.