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Award-Winning Bolivian Filmmaker Violeta Ayala Using Storytelling As A Weapon Of Truth

Award-Winning Bolivian Filmmaker Violeta Ayala Using Storytelling As A Weapon Of Truth

In an age of #resistance in the era of Trump and his cries of “fake news”, filmmakers, artists, storytellers and creatives have become a powerful vehicle for truth. However, these […]

December 18, 2017 ×
Director James Cameron On Creating Some Of The Most Iconic Female Characters In Film

Director James Cameron On Creating Some Of The Most Iconic Female Characters In Film

He may have a reputation for being difficult to work with on set despite claims he has “turned a new leaf” in recent years. And while many websites dedicate their […]

August 30, 2016 ×
Academy Award-Nominated Director Jessica Sanders On The Holocaust, Racism, & Steve Jobs

Academy Award-Nominated Director Jessica Sanders On The Holocaust, Racism, & Steve Jobs

We’ve reached a tipping point across America and indeed the world where tensions around race an identity are at an all-time high. During this current US presidential cycle, the issue […]

July 29, 2016 ×
Zuriel Oduwole, The World’s Youngest Filmmaker, Started Her Career At Age 9

Zuriel Oduwole, The World’s Youngest Filmmaker, Started Her Career At Age 9

If you ever hear someone talk about a person being “too young” to do anything of significance in the world, be sure to mention the name Zuriel Oduwole. This 14 […]

May 10, 2016 ×
These 4 Rowers Are Set To Make History As The First Women To Cross The Pacific Ocean

These 4 Rowers Are Set To Make History As The First Women To Cross The Pacific Ocean

By Sarah Moshman Four women are rowing across the Pacific Ocean. Right now. It sounds crazy doesn’t it? But you read correctly – 4 women in their 20s, 30s and […]

September 28, 2015 ×
Jill Soloway’s Manifesto To Female Filmmakers Is A Wake-Up Call To Hollywood

Jill Soloway’s Manifesto To Female Filmmakers Is A Wake-Up Call To Hollywood

By now you are probably well acquainted with Jill Soloway and her Golden Globe-winning series ‘Transparent’ on Amazon. She is living proof of a generation of female filmmakers whose tireless […]

August 12, 2015 ×
Why Complex Female Protagonists In Films Are So Much More Than Escapism

Why Complex Female Protagonists In Films Are So Much More Than Escapism

By Chell Stephen There’s a cool important thing going around these days to the tune of “we can’t be what we can’t see.” It is, of course, not new or […]

August 10, 2015 ×
Award-Winning Docu Filmmaker Launches Summit To Tackle Honor Killings

Award-Winning Docu Filmmaker Launches Summit To Tackle Honor Killings

Honor killings are still a relatively new type of crime in the western world, but they have been going on for many many years right under our noses. An honor […]

March 11, 2015 ×
The Empowerment Project: A Female Revolution Means “Anything Can Happen!”

The Empowerment Project: A Female Revolution Means “Anything Can Happen!”

The Empowerment Project mentees Sophie and Julia share their experience of what it was like working with an all-female documentary crew who are working to revolutionize entertainment for women! ———————————————————— […]

October 10, 2013 ×
Guess Which Group Of People Suffer More Persecution Than Anyone Else Around The World?

Guess Which Group Of People Suffer More Persecution Than Anyone Else Around The World?

Girls. Yep, that’s who. There is an amazing documentary which every girl and woman needs to see, heck, every man too! It is called ‘I Am A Girl’ and it […]

September 5, 2013 ×
Indian Teen Defies Arranged Marriage In Favor Of Journalism Career

Indian Teen Defies Arranged Marriage In Favor Of Journalism Career

There is a lot of negative press coming out from India at the moment, centering on many stories of rape and abuse. It’s shocking and horrific to say the least. […]

August 30, 2013 ×
Breast Cancer Survivor Swaps The Oncology Ward For A High Fashion Photo Shoot

Breast Cancer Survivor Swaps The Oncology Ward For A High Fashion Photo Shoot

Jill Brzezinski-Conley, 35, is a double mastectomy patient who lives Louisville, Kentucky with her husband. She was diagnosed with with breast cancer a day before her 32nd birthday, underwent a […]

February 8, 2013 ×