Women in Film

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Will women make as many cinematic strides in 2016 as they did in in 2015? Clarissa Loughrey struggles to remain hopeful as she anticipates the female presence in film for the coming year:

2016 may not look so hopeful to the eyes of cinematic women but, then again, some of the greatest triumphs of 2015 came as a complete surprise. Fingers crossed, hearts open; let’s raise the benchmark of gender equality and get the work of these wonderful women the recognition they deserve.


Olivia Wetzel is a student taking time off to live and work in San Francisco. If she could be any animal, she’d be a penguin. She’s never eaten pepperoni before, and one of her feet is a whole size bigger than the other. More from this author →