Hidden Figures and Black Women’s Historic Hidden Labor

“Hidden Figures” has debuted at the right moment.

The Top 10 Feminist Films of 2016

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.

Never the Ingénue: A Tribute to Carrie Fisher

I wanted to be Marie, not Sally. Who wants to be the ingénue when you can live an interesting life, battle your demons and, at the end of the day, be remembered for always being different?

Hidden Figures in Math

“Hidden Figures” begs the question: How are women, particularly underrepresented women, faring in the US math community more than 50 years later?

WATCH: “Maybe If It Were a Nice Room” Tells the Story of Too Many Survivors

Alicia Harris wanted to illustrate that rape can happen at home—a fact too many women, and men, unfortunately know first-hand.

How Ghostbusters Gave Girls a New Kind of Halloween

The Ghostbusters remake controversy is back from the dead this Halloween. Only this time it’s girls that are doing the haunting.

What Tomorrow Brings for Girls in Afghanistan

Despite progress, girls in Afghanistan continue to face various obstacles as they pursue an education. Beth Murphy captures some of these challenges in the documentary “What Tomorrow Brings.”

Q&A: Taj Paxton on Queer Women of Color in Filmmaking

“I am drawn to stories about women and it’s important to not apologize for that.”

Creating Space for Women in Film—One Program at a Time

For 16 years, Lunafest has traveled around North America annually to showcase short films “by, for, and about women.”

The Dangerous Practice of Unquoting a Smile

Widely recognized as the first feminist film in history, La Souriante Madame Beudet—The Smiling Madame Budet—is not quite the light afternoon treat.