The lineup for this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (aka TIFF) is stacked with some truly excellent-looking films that subvert normative notions of gender and sexuality. Kristen Cochrane rounds up 6 films that focus on gender and sexual diversity – to see at this year’s fest (or after, at a theatre/laptop near you).
The 2018 Venice Film Festival is upon us, and the lineup is pretty lacking in the way of gender and sexual diversity – both in terms of onscreen representation and filmmakers’ identities. Nevertheless, Kristen Cochrane dug up some real gems – 6 films that focus on gender and sexual diversity – to see at this year’s fest (or after, at a theatre/laptop near you).
Blood, vampires, and resident evil. Goth is back in a big way – but this time it’s being reappropriated for sex positive and anti-racist ends by a digital community run by femmes of color. Kristen Cochrane talked to three women who run popular goth/alternative Twitter accounts about community-building, Satanism, and fighting misogynoir.
The Cannes 2018 lineup features films that deal intelligently with themes like identity, unconventional parenting, and social crises. Kristen Cochrane is back with another brilliant list of women-led films to see at this year’s fest (or after, at a theatre/laptop near you).
The Tribeca 2018 film lineup features stories of sluttiness, surveillance and queer sexuality. Kristen Cochrane is back with another brilliant list of women-led films to see at this year’s fest (or after, in a theatre/laptop near you).
There have always been people who transcend or reject the gender binary, but they haven’t always been visible onscreen. Kristen Cochrane looks at how representations of trans and gender nonconforming folks have shifted over the course of film history.
This year’s SXSW lineup features some excellent films by female filmmakers. Kristen Cochrane rounds up five you shouldn’t miss if you’re a person who likes nice things.
Erotic thrillers are the ultimate cocktail of titillating and terrifying – just like Valentine’s Day. Our resident film slut, Kristen Cochrane, rounds up six of her fave films in the genre just in time for the year’s most contentious holiday.
Kristen Cochrane discusses violence, survival, feminism and sexual autonomy in 2018’s most #triggering film (for white dudes, anyway), Assassination Nation. (Minor spoilers ahead!)
Resident film babe Kristen Cochrane hand-picked 5 particularly excellent women-led films to see at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival (or let’s be honest, afterward, at a theatre near you).