Category: Arts & Culture

More Women Directors “Good for Everyone”

by Kate Daniels, The WIP Director Last July, The WIP published #WomenCallAction: Illuminating the Relevance of Women Directing U.S. Media followed by a Twitter Chat with Rachel Feldman, author of the article, and Melissa Silverstein, founder and editor of the

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Grey Gardens Restored

by Alexandra Marie Daniels – USA – Little Edie and Big Edie are back on the big screen. A new 2K digital restoration of the 1976 documentary film opened March 6, 2015. Screenings continue throughout the summer in select theatres

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The Great Invisible Explores Human Cost of Deepwater Horizon Disaster

by Danielle Steer -USA- I recently read that your 20s are a defining decade in regards to a person’s development. As I near the end of my 20s and reflect, one summer stands out among the rest. In April of

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Clark Terry as Hero, Mentor, and Friend: Keep On Keepin’ On

by Alexandra Marie Daniels -USA- I always thought that the most important thing was to play my horn. But later on I had a new dream, to help young musicians make their dreams come true. – Clark Terry Filmed over

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#WomenCallAction: Illuminating the Relevance of Women Directing U.S. Media

by Rachel Feldman -USA- As a woman director who has been working in Hollywood for 30 years, banging the drum for gender equity behind the camera, I am delighted by so many voices coming together in unison, protesting the downright

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Asexuality: A Minority in Need of Understanding

When I told my therapist “I think I’m asexual,” she told me it was my depression that made me feel that way. She informed me that the proper treatment would “clear that right up.” Her denial of asexuality and belief

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Female Perspectives on Ending Sexual Violence: Overcoming Rape-Related PTSD

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by Stephanie Koehler USA Stephanie Koehler is a journalist and photographer residing in California. She is also an advocate for the Rape Crisis Center. The goal of “Female Perspectives on Ending Sexual Violence” is to unite women all over the

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On Anniversary of Delhi Gang Rape, Three Works of Art Confront Violence Against Women

A poster of Kill the Rapist,. Credit Shailendra Sharma

by Priti Salian -India- I left the theater shaking, cold, and rather broken. Besides the overarching story of Nirbhaya herself, five other women came forward to paint the picture of an overwhelming amount of violence towards women in India. The

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Push the Envelope: The Lost Art of Letter Writing

by Tetyana Margolina -USA- Many years ago, when my sister and I were little girls, our dad introduced us to a family ritual, which he had adopted as soon as he left his father’s house at the age of fourteen.

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21st Century Piracy: The Demise of the Music Industry

by Victoria Aitken -UK- If you think of pirates as boat raiders off the coast of Somalia, or Johnny Depp starring in “Pirates of the Caribbean,” think again. A different kind of pirate is killing British jobs, closing shops on

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