There’s a reason France, not Turkey, nominated this film by a French-Turkish director. But plenty in Turkey are also embracing the film and its strong statement against early marriage, incest, rape, virginity tests and the treatment of girls as family property.
“She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry” brings second-wave feminism dramatically back to life without any false sainthood. It links all of us together and intimates that it’s time for us third- and fourth-wave feminists to take to the streets, too.
This month’s roster of early releases is like a great big holiday gift package for female moviegoers. More goodies will be opening late in the month, starting Dec. 24, so stand by for more on that closer to the time!
Building on this must-see documentary by Judy Irving the month’s film offerings peak on the 14th with the release of “Beyond the Lights,” “Always Woodstock” and “Miss Meadows,” three fine female-directed narrative features.
Laura Poitras’ hotly anticipated Edward Snowden documentary opens Oct. 24, offering a split-level look at governmental misdeeds. The month ends with “Before I Go to Sleep,” opening Oct. 31, a perfect fit for Halloween.
A bumper crop of great movies open Jan. 10, including this teen-angst drama in the context of forced marriage and vigilante justice in the former Soviet Union. Another winner, “Divorce Corp,” brings a critical look at the problems plaguing family court.
(WOMENSENEWS)–If you have a sick pet or livestock animal on your hands, it’s increasingly likely that you’ll be reaching out to a woman for help.
While many scientific fields still seem to belong to the guys, women began dominating veterinary science in the mid-1980s.