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 […]


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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 […]


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, […]



June 2016

‘Turbulent’ is putting it mildly when talking about the events of June 2016. Mustering any type of celebration almost feels crass or pointless in the dawn of this political turmoil and Brexit blues. But we must persist and with the help of this month’s guest editor (the relentlessly talented writer, programmer, poet and author Sophie Mayer), we shall […]


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This Month’s Guest Editor – Sophie Mayer

Meet this month’s guest editor for our Good Things To Happen For Women In Film who has many strings to her bow. Sophie Mayer is the author of POLITICAL ANIMALS: THE NEW FEMINIST CINEMA (IB Tauris, 2015), and works with queer feminist curators Club des Femmes and film industry campaigners Raising Films. She is a regular contributor […]


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