The Forgotten Female Action Stars

lead_960 More than a century ago, before women could vote in many countries, women dominated popular and successful action movies in the ‘serial’ or ‘chapter’ film genre, with its extraordinary emphasis on female heroism.  What happened to the film industry’s tolerance of greater female involvement at all levels of the filmmaking process?

– by Radha Vatsal, The Atlantic.

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Down Under: It’s a riot

Down Under - Riot Films Pty Ltd What’s ironic is that in a time when diversity on screens (or lack thereof) is a frequent talking point – and particularly in feature film – Down Under is a positive example of how to do it right.  Down Under writer/director Abe Forsythe reveals the road he took to write and develop a comedy that revolves around a race riot.
– Caris Bizzaca, The Screen Blog, Screen Australia.  Read More: