Category: Women Filmmakers
The Nomadic Cinephilia of Ruun Nuur
For Framework Journal of Film and Media: on the visionary film-cultural work of Ruun Nuur.
People’s Platforms: 3 Streaming Projects
For Film Quarterly Quorum: on 3 activist-minded, grassroots streaming projects.
A Cinema of Sensation: Beau Travail
For Criterion: liner essay for dvd/blu-ray of “Beau Travail” (Claire Denis, 1999).
Rethinking Film Evaluation
For Film Quarterly Quorum: on the politics of film evaluation, and how it has historically marginalized women filmmakers.
Hidden Histories: The Story of Women Film Editors
For Criterion: an essay on women film editors.
TIFF 2019: “The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open”
I’ve seen no better new film this year than the Canadian drama The Body Remembers When The World Broke Open,
Manifesto for a New Cinephilia
I’ve written a manifesto titled “For a New Cinephilia” for the new issue of Film Quarterly. It’s part of a
TIFF 2018: The Afrobubblegum of Wanuri Kahiu’s “Rafiki”
The Kenyan director Wanuri Kahiu broke into film culture in 2010 with a wonderful science-fiction short titled Pumzi. The 21-minute