Good Things To Happen For Women In Film


Good Things To Happen For Women in Film: December

Well folks, we made it. Just about. December has seen another brutal cull of our most beloved movie stars (and honorary gamechanger George Michael) as this month we said a bitter farewell to Debbie Reynolds and her daughter Carrie Fisher. We also waved goodbye to Zsa Zsa Gábor, Florence Henderson, TV Royale Liz Smith and Indian actor turned politician Jayaram […]



Good Things To Happen For Women In Film: November

The temperatures may be dipping but we’re still hot on the heels of finding just some of the reasons to be cheerful about the state of women in film. As ever, busy is the word of the month; Simran’s just got back from Belgium after interviewing a certain Amma Asante and has also been schooling future […]



Good Things To Happen For Women in Film: October

The spookiest month of the year has kept BTF frighteningly busy. London Film Festival boasted an impressive crop of fine films from some of the world’s fiercest female directors, and we burnt the candle at both ends in a bid to devour as many as possible whilst finding time to pop to Bradford to introduce Ghostbusters at […]


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Good Things To Happen For Women In Film: September

Busy doesn’t even begin to describe how hectic team BTF have been in the last few weeks. From franticly trying to get to Toronto Film Fest after umpteenth standby flights, to trying to get back from New York after news of a pressure cooker bomb attack. Amid the mayhem of our travels we also delivered […]


Hidden Figures

August 2016

This edition of Good Things to Happen for Women in Film comes to you from festival director Corrina, who has been keeping track of this month’s goings on despite Notting Hill Carnival and her birthday! Read on for August’s highlights, including archive gems and news about the very welcome return of our pal Desiree Akhavan. New York Puts […]


Women at Comic Con

July 2016

In London, July has been HOT. While we’ve been eating Magnums, buying paddling pools and getting distracted by American politics, this month’s guest editor Hol Royce has been keeping a sharp eye on the news – the good news – for women in film. Over to you, Hol… The Bad-Ass Women of Comic-Con Women hands-down ruled Comic-Con 2016, […]


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