Women in Hollywood

Phyllida Lloyd
Tina Jøhnk ChristensenNovember 30, 2020

Most directors aspire to big budgets to express their vision, but the British director behind blockbusters such as Mamma Mia! (2008) and The Iron...

Bruna Papandrea
Elisabeth SeredaNovember 21, 2020

The name of her company says it all: Made Up Stories. And producer Bruna Papandrea is good at finding them and turning them into huge hits. Take...

Emerald Fennell
Tina Jøhnk ChristensenOctober 29, 2020

Promising Young Woman is British filmmaker Emerald Fennell’s feature directorial debut and is a unique mixture of comedy, revenge, and horror with...

Ekwa Msangi
Tina Jøhnk ChristensenOctober 26, 2020

Farewell Amor is an immigrant story with a lot of heart. After nearly two decades apart, a husband and wife are reunited in Brooklyn, where he has...

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Diane Paragas
Margaret GardinerOctober 19, 2020

“I was constantly asking white, male, Hollywood for permission to make Yellow Rose, and getting, ‘no’.” Director, Writer, Producer, Diane Paragas...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Elisabeth SeredaSeptember 24, 2020

If you are a woman in America you owe her your right to have a credit card in your own name, your consent for your medical treatments, the ability...

Kasi Lemmons
Margaret GardinerSeptember 2, 2020

Eve’s Bayou is the film that introduced the then 36-year-old Kasi Lemmons to audiences as a director. It is also the film that Ebert once rated “...

Cathy Schulman
Elisabeth SeredaAugust 17, 2020

Rule Breaker, Yale graduate, feminist. Academy Award-winner. At 55, Women in Film president Cathy Schulman has seen it all. From gender...

Marjane Satrapi
Margaret GardinerAugust 11, 2020

Born in Iran, director, and graphic novelist Marjane Satrapi takes on the story of Madame Curie (Rosamund Pike) in the film Radioactive. The woman...

Director Gina Prince-Bythewood helms an action adventure, “The Old Guard” on Netflix, based on a graphic novel with super-heroes that don’t fit the normal spectrum.
Margaret GardinerJuly 20, 2020

Gina Prince-Bythewood is the director of The Old Guard, an action-adventure based on a graphic novel with super-heroes that don’t fit the normal...