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  • TFW Forum on Women Filmmakers (Day 3)

    TFW is excited to highlight the inventive work of several phenomenal women filmmakers in a three-day forum that ends today. Carmen Torres, tiona m., Aishah Shahidah Simmons,...

  • Women Filmmakers Forum: Pratibha Parmar

    Filmmaker Pratibha Parmar has an exemplary track record for her passionate commitment to making films with integrity and illuminating untold stories with visual flair and...

  • TFW Forum on Women Filmmakers (Day 2)

    TFW is excited to highlight the inventive work of several phenomenal women filmmakers in a forum that runs from Wednesday through Friday. Carmen Torres, tiona m., Aishah...

  • Women Filmmakers Forum: Nev Nnaji

    Nev Nnaji is the producer/director of Reflections Unheard: Black Women in Civil Rights, an upcoming feature-length documentary which focuses on the marginalization of black women...

  • Women Filmmakers Forum: tiona.m.

    tiona.m. is a multi-media artist whose mission is to make the invisible, visible and to humanize her subjects. She believes that her work as a...

  • TFW Forum on Women Filmmakers

    TFW is excited to highlight the inventive work of several phenomenal women filmmakers in a forum that runs from today through Friday. Carmen Torres, tiona m.,...

  • Women Filmmakers Forum: Anna Barsan

    Anna Barsan is a filmmaker and media educator currently living in Brooklyn, NY. She holds a Master’s in Film and New Media from the New...

  • Women Filmmakers Forum: Carmen Torres

    Carmen Torres graduated from the Universidad del Cine in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and also holds a B.A. in Literature and Philosophy from Universidad de los...

  • Race, Mad Men, and Nostalgia

    By Claire Oberon Garcia Like three million other Americans, I eagerly looked forward to the return of Mad Men. I love the show. But as...

  • A Holistic Anatomy of Yes?: A Review of Corset Magazines Orgasms Issue

    I have strong views on sex.   As a co-founder of the not safe for work tumblr Come Correct (bettacomecorrect.tumblr.com) I unapologetically let you know that...

  • Man v. Food: Representations of Meat and Masculinity

    By Mari Kate Mycek While watching Man v. Food, I observed a very interesting relationship between men and non-human animals. The situations I’m going to describe...

  • Celebrating Billie Holiday

    Billie Holiday was born on April 7, 1915 and died on July 17, 1959. She squeezed a lot of living–and a whole lot of music–into...

  • On Race, Trauma, and "Strange Fruit"

    Recently, I taught Billie Holiday’s signature song, “Strange Fruit,” in my Critical Trauma Studies course in a harrowing session on lynching. My graduate students had...

  • Ashley/Amber: A Review

    By Neima Jahromi Director Rebecca R. Rojer’s short film, Ashley/Amber focuses on a young woman named Ashley (Diane Guerrero) who receives an overwhelming amount of...

  • Too Short and the Feminists

    By Ron B. Neal What happens when a feminist, a group of feminists or feminism as an ideology engages one of the most explicitly and...

  • Noumenal Woman

    A fabulous poem for International Women’s Day 2012. This time a poem inspired by, and dedicated to, Maya Angelou and phenomenal women everywhere.    ...

  • Faux-Apology Not Accepted: Fire Rush Limbaugh for His Hateful Misogyny

    By Soraya Chemaly Rush Limbaugh’s limp quasi-apology to Sandra Fluke isn’t good enough. Clear Channel Communications, the largest radio station owner in the US, should fire him...

  • A 21st Century Shakespearean Tragedy

    Some feminist satire for Friday!   To vajazzle or not to vajazzle? That is the question. Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of a plain vagina, Or to take arms against a sea of glittering vulva, And by opposing end them? To die: to bling no more; and by not bling to say we end the heart-ache and the thousand natural shocks that labia is heir to. ‘Tis a consummation devoutly to be wish’d.  ...