Here are several films with breathtaking performances that portray illegal abortion, which you can watch to reflect on how far we’ve come, or on how far we still must go in the fight for abortion access.
Young filmmaker Assal Ghawami has written and directed a film that brings together themes of “The Yellow Wallpaper” with a story of a contemporary back-alley abortion.
New research suggests that seeing sex in movies early is a predictor of early sexual debut and riskier sexual behavior among teens. The authors suggest that we should limit young people’s viewing of sex in movies. Maybe, but I for one have a hard time believing that simply keeping them out of the theaters is the answers.
Author and screenwriter William Peter Blatty, who wrote “The Exorcist”, is mad that Georgetown University isn’t hateful enough towards women. This shouldn’t be surprising, since he’s the author of virulent anti-woman propaganda.
Along with the excellent “Daddy, I Do,” this film is part of a new generation of documentaries which looks at America’s dysfunctional relationship with teen sexuality.
Ever since there have been fairy tales, there has been feminist re-appropriation of fairy tales. And, the moral of the story often shifts with the mores of the time.
A pre-Oscars Q+A with Melissa Silverstein of the Athena Film Festival and the Women and Hollywood blog.
This spring brought us a host of female-centric movies, but none hit the sweet spot of genuine artistry and popular subject matter.
A new short film rewrites the "Juno" and "Knocked Up" script.
A celebration of two career women’s talent
and ambition, as well as their healthy sex lives with their egalitarian