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Hannah Stamler on Greta Gerwig’s Little Women (2019) – Artforum International

GRETA GERWIG’S GREAT SUBJECT is the twilight of girlhood. She has become something like the patron saint of girls on the precipice, or, as Britney Spears put it twenty years ago, the not-girls-not-yet-women. Her heroines, sharp and tender, find themselves caught between their past and future selves; they are consumed by the task of reconciling youthful hopes with present realities, slouching toward some kind of self-actualization, and away from adolescence real or protracted.In both Frances Ha (2012) and Mistress America (2015), cowritten by Gerwig, she plays adrift twentysomethings struggling . . .

Source: Hannah Stamler on Greta Gerwig’s Little Women (2019) – Artforum International

Pamela Robertson-Pearce: BORDERLINE on Vimeo

Portrait of a Lady on Fire, a Queer Homage to the Labor of Women Artists

From Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019), dir. Céline Sciamma (all images courtesy of Pyramide Films)

More than being one of the greatest lesbian romances, Céline Sciamma’s latest is a beautiful film about artistic labor and the social contexts that uplift some artists above others.

Source: Portrait of a Lady on Fire, a Queer Homage to the Labor of Women Artists

Esther Leslie | Fear Eats the Soul: Walter Benjamin & Baader Meinhof – BLACKOUT ((poetry & politics))

Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Angst essen Seele auf (Fear Eats the Soul), 1974

Source: Esther Leslie | Fear Eats the Soul: Walter Benjamin & Baader Meinhof – BLACKOUT ((poetry & politics))

A Filmmaker Captures the Power of Lesbian History – The Provincetown Independent

Some of the women who made the Lesbian Herstory Archive possible, seen here in the ’70s (back row, left to right): Joan Nestle, Paula Grant and Deb Edel; (front row, left to right) Mabel Hampton and an unidentified colleague. (Photo courtesy Lesbian Herstory Archive)

The 35th annual Provincetown Women’s Week, which officially runs from Oct. 14 to 20, celebrates, among many things, lesbian visibility. It’s fitting, then, that one of the most popular events of the week is likely to be a film about the efforts of a few women, starting in 1970s, to document lesbian lives so they […]

Source: A Filmmaker Captures the Power of Lesbian History – The Provincetown Independent

Vitro Nasu » Blog Archive » “Never Look Away”, Film from the Director of “The Lives of Others”

Source: Vitro Nasu » Blog Archive » “Never Look Away”, Film from the Director of “The Lives of Others”

Machiko Kyo (1924 – 2019) | 3 Quarks Daily

Source: Machiko Kyo (1924 – 2019) | 3 Quarks Daily