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Film & Television

The ‘Real’ Women of Independent Films

By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.
By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.

The lives dramatized in these films aren’t always easy to look at but we will all recognize parts of ourselves in them and be glad that these talented actresses and filmmakers have the courage to look honestly at these women. Quirky, ambiguous, contradictory, idiosyncratic, independent films are like real women themselves, always surprising, and in a class by themselves.

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Fashion & Beauty

Fashion Exhibitions in 2016 Not to Be Missed

By Women's Voices For Change
2015 brought us the stunning "China Through the Looking Glass" exhibition at the Met in New York and the equally ravishing "Savage Beauty" exhibition of Alexander McQueen’s creations at the V&A in London. 2016 is gearing up to be another richly textured year in fashion exhibitions. Here are some of our top picks opening in the next two months.
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Arts & Culture · Film & Television

True Confessions of a Netflix Binger

By Alexandra MacAaron
Home alone with a terrible cold, I watched Showtime’s entire series "The Tudors" on Netflix. Not a season, mind you, but the entire series: 6 wives, 38 episodes. Every time I told myself I should get up, get to work (get a life), I’d fast-forward through the closing credits and Netflix would automatically push me into the next episode. It was marvelous.
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