Post Tagged with: "hollywood"

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Understanding Hollywood’s Discriminatory Hiring Practices In ‘Half The Picture

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Understanding Hollywood’s Discriminatory Hiring Practices In ‘Half The Picture

It’s Feminist Friday time again! This is the weekly series where we get to take a break from the norm, and end our werk week by sharing the awesome videos […]

December 2, 2016 ×
How The “White Male Savior” Complex Extends Far Beyond The Hollywood Screen Into Society

How The “White Male Savior” Complex Extends Far Beyond The Hollywood Screen Into Society

Constance Wu recently wrote a thought-invoking post addressing the issue of the ‘white savior complex’ in movies. Her thoughts were tweeted in response to Matt Damon’s casting in upcoming Chinese/American […]

October 25, 2016 ×
British Actress Rachel Weisz Refuses To Take Roles Where Women Are Objects Or Victims

British Actress Rachel Weisz Refuses To Take Roles Where Women Are Objects Or Victims

You know her as the Oscar-winning British actress whose choice of characters on screen are as much of a brilliant display of artistry as they are compelling. From her role […]

September 29, 2016 ×
FEMINIST CONVERSATIONS: Priyanka Chopra, Amy Schumer, Kether Donahue & Kalki Koechlin

FEMINIST CONVERSATIONS: Priyanka Chopra, Amy Schumer, Kether Donahue & Kalki Koechlin

Yeah, yeah, we know, it’s been a minute since we last published one of our Feminist Conversation pieces. This is the series we started to combat the myriad misconceptions around […]

September 22, 2016 ×
TV Personality Shaun Robinson Pivots From Hollywood To Tackling Human Trafficking With Her New Foundation

TV Personality Shaun Robinson Pivots From Hollywood To Tackling Human Trafficking With Her New Foundation

She is best known for her former role as host on the international Hollywood news show ‘Access Hollywood’, but there is a different side to TV personality Shaun Robinson that […]

September 21, 2016 ×
Ava DuVernay & Oprah Talk “Queen Sugar”, Black Lives Matter, And Normalizing Inclusion

Ava DuVernay & Oprah Talk “Queen Sugar”, Black Lives Matter, And Normalizing Inclusion

You know each of them for their trailblazing careers in Hollywood. Oprah Winfrey’s accolades are so well-known around the world that she is commonly referred to by first name only. […]

September 20, 2016 ×
‘Pitch Perfect’ Star Anna Kendrick Says Sexism Is Not Just A Hollywood Problem

‘Pitch Perfect’ Star Anna Kendrick Says Sexism Is Not Just A Hollywood Problem

You know her on screen as the college freshman who saved the Bardon Bellas from obscurity in ‘Pitch Perfect’ and ‘Pitch Perfect 2’, but in real life, actress Anna Kendrick’s […]

September 12, 2016 ×
Every Movie Featured In Michael Moore’s Traverse City Film Festival Was Directed By A Woman

Every Movie Featured In Michael Moore’s Traverse City Film Festival Was Directed By A Woman

Status quo, meet your match: Michael Moore. The award winning filmmaker and his Traverse City Film Festival which just took place form July 26-31, just did something that no other […]

August 4, 2016 ×
Helen Mirren Says Women Today Are Beneficiaries Of What The OG Feminists Fought For

Helen Mirren Says Women Today Are Beneficiaries Of What The OG Feminists Fought For

Dame Helen Mirren is certainly not one to mince words. The celebrated and award-winning actress has seen success throughout multiple decades of her life, making her somewhat of an anomaly. […]

August 2, 2016 ×
Actress Patricia Clarkson Talks About The Importance Of Seeing Women Of A Certain Age In Film

Actress Patricia Clarkson Talks About The Importance Of Seeing Women Of A Certain Age In Film

There won’t be any “last f***able day” for actress Patricia Clarkson, Hollywood you have been warned! One of the really important conversations being had in the greater movement to elevate […]

July 21, 2016 ×
Directors Paul Feig, Pedro Almodovar & Duncan Jones On Sexism In Hollywood Toward Women

Directors Paul Feig, Pedro Almodovar & Duncan Jones On Sexism In Hollywood Toward Women

We’ve talked at length about the need for more diversity and gender equality in Hollywood. We’ve shared numerous articles about various women who are speaking up, taking a stand and […]

July 5, 2016 ×
Actress Adriana Mather Launches Prod. Co Started By Two Women & A Native American

Actress Adriana Mather Launches Prod. Co Started By Two Women & A Native American

There are many reasons why we need more diversity in Hollywood. The biggest one of all is the need to see a wider variety of stories, characters, and perspectives on […]

June 20, 2016 ×
Being Constantly Sexually Harassed In The Film Industry Forced Me To Launch My Own Prod. Company

Being Constantly Sexually Harassed In The Film Industry Forced Me To Launch My Own Prod. Company

By Nicole Wensel My childhood love of Blockbuster and obsession with binge watching French New Wave films led me to study filmmaking at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. I […]

June 10, 2016 ×
Emma Watson Interviewing Geena Davis About Gender Equality In Hollywood Is Everything!

Emma Watson Interviewing Geena Davis About Gender Equality In Hollywood Is Everything!

She has interviewed Tom Hanks, feminist author Bell Hooks and even Malala Yousafzai. But finally, British actress Emma Watson got a one-on-one with Geena Davis as part of her year-long […]

May 24, 2016 ×
“The 4%” – The Docu-Series Exposing Hollywood’s Gender Problem Behind The Camera

“The 4%” – The Docu-Series Exposing Hollywood’s Gender Problem Behind The Camera

You may have noticed the numerous articles we post about the gender imbalance in Hollywood. Whether it be the industry’s reluctance to green light more female-driven stories (thankfully with the […]

April 21, 2016 ×