Now over a decade running, the Los Angeles Women’s International Film Festival has a revived meaning in the new political climate.
“The Equal Rights Amendment is the necessary first step without which all other steps towards the progress of women’s rights will ultimately fail. It is the a priori action—the foundation that, when poured, allows us to build upon it to achieve great heights.”
There is no way “out.” We can’t get away from ourselves.
This year’s Academy Awards continued a disturbing cultural narrative—one in which men accused of sexual assault or harassment are being rewarded.
“I don’t know if I was a man if It would’ve been easier, or if it would’ve taken me less time, but I’m really happy with the way things have gone for myself.”
When Rita Coburn-Whack’s life became political, Angelou’s memoir of “truths” were all she could talk about.
The two Maries seem precisely the opposite of all the fear and worry that I’d felt in the Women’s March.
“Hidden Figures” has debuted at the right moment.
This year, the most talked about films did more than just spotlight the remarkable stories of fictional and real-life social justice agitators, instigators, and truth-tellers—they raised consciousness and actively challenged widely-held attitudes about race, sexuality, and gender.