Tag: movies

“A Happy Lady Movie”

“Shall we watch a movie today?” I asked my cat. “Can you pick a movie?” I thought for a minute. “A happy movie? A happy lady movie?” My cat, of course, could not. We scrolled […]

Is It Feminist?

Is it feminist? Who does it benefit? Whose purpose is served? One could argue that applying a label like “feminist” to any piece of pop culture or a consumer good is foolish, since generally those […]

Happy International Women’s Day! Female Indian Screenwriters

Madhureeta Anand Anu Menon Umarji Anuradha Aruna Raje Shubhavi Arya Nupur Asthana Madhuri Banerjee Shibani Bathija Aswathi Thirunal Gowri Lakshmi Bayi Navnindra Behl Devika Bhagat Manu Bhandari Radha Bharadwaj Shonali Bose Kamna Chandra Shoba Chandrasekhar […]

Strong Female Characters

Let us start at the top. Her hair is beautiful, full and shiny. Often it flows past her shoulders. It is an outward symbol of her inner turmoil; a change in hair is a change […]