Females in Film
For International Women’s Day, we’ve compiled a list of incredible females to watch in film, out this year.
The inspiring story of Dolores Huerta; a mother of 11 who defied gender norms by co-founding America’s first farmworkers union. The documentary follows her journey from protesting on the picket line, to a brutal beating from police - with her gender being the greatest obstacle of all.
Ingrid Goes West
A black comedy critiquing the shackles placed on women today - Instagram. Ingrid Goes West exposes the damaging effects of social media, capturing the millennial obsession whilst highlighting the importance of Insta-fame in our culture.
The Love Witch
A feminist fantasy of witchcraft, paying tribute to Technicolour cinestyle. Young witch Elaine casts quite the spell over a succession of men...with some deadly consequences. The Love Witch herself is a vision of female empowerment, written, directed and edited by wonder woman Anna Biller.
Battle of the Sexes
Billie Jean King (played by Emma Stone) is challenged by tennis champ/self-proclaimed ‘Chauvinistic Pig,’ Bobby Riggs. The biopic Battle of the Sexes follows the on & off court struggle of sexism and sports in 1973.
A rags-to-riches story of rapper Patricia Dombrowski, navigating the male dominated scene, determined to prove her worth. With a fun soundtrack of hip hop bangers and retro ballads, this New Jersey girl defies her crippling self confidence issues in this farfetched fairytale to success.