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Lesbian Theme in ‘Mädchen in Uniform’ Was Boldly Feminist in 1931

Still from Madchen in Uniform
Today is the 90th anniversary of Leontine Sagan’s lesbian classic Mädchen in Uniform!
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Queen of Comedy Amy Poehler — No Limit to Her Potential

Actress, writer, producer and director Amy Poehler celebrates her birthday today! Happy birthday to Amy Poehler!
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Alice Wu Has No Patience with the ‘Perpetual Foreigner Syndrome’

Alice Wu
As TIFF kicks off this week, we remember the premiere of Alice Wu’s Saving Face on this day, 17 years ago!
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Virtual Art Vs. Live Art: What Art Enthusiasts Will Enjoy After Lockdown

Since spring of 2020, the pandemic has shut off some of the most loved places for art enthusiasts, hobbyists, and collectors. The artists themselves have lost out on opportunities to showcase their training, their talents, and ultimately the chance to progress their careers. For the audience, we’ve had to omit any in-person experiences from our calendars, which are probably filled with events that have been crossed out with notes of postponement again and again.
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Films by International Women Filmmakers Should Be on Your “To Watch” List & This Is Why

At a time when the freedom to travel is less encouraged and we are spending more and more of our days at home, the stories we see on the screen remain a rare window into how other people live.
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Deb Verhoeven and Her Research Team Spearhead a Global Initiative on Gender Inequality Data

Deb Verhoeven is a Professor of Digital Humanities and Women's & Gender Studies at the University of Alberta. She is also a researcher, film critic, data enthusiast. Lucky for us, she is about to embark on a global research initiative that is a game-changer in addressing inequality in the film industry.
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