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 […]


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Feminist Film Resolutions for 2018 (and beyond)

Plenty of stats will remind you that women are not quite out of the woods in the search for better rep in film. But hey, new year, new hope and here’s to new ways of thinking that, actually, you can help chip away at the patriarchy. Here’s just five resolutions you can apply immediately in […]


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Bechdel Test Fest’s zine: GIRLS GOTTA EAT!

  Back due to popular demand! VERY LIMITED STOCK! A beautiful compendium on two of our favourite things – film and food all flavoured with a feminist perspective! 22 delicious features plus tasty illustrations from a smorgasbord of female writers and artists from London to Paris, New York to Canada. We’re using this zine to highlight women who […]



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 […]



Director’s Stories: Yolanda Beasley

Meet Yolada Beasley the editor of Write For Hollywood whose blog aims to nurture, encourage and inspire budding filmmakers from big ideas to the big screen. Now, taking her own advice, she’s completed her first feature film – Masters Of Romance, a fantasy rom-com she wrote, directed, produced and stars in due out in 2017. Being so up close […]



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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