Week 3: Above or Below

Our last week of Women in Film revolved around films’ relationships to metaphors, meaning, and truth, as well as the division between those work above or below the line within the film industry. Through analyzing Maya Deren’s Statement of Principles, we interacted with the idea that what makes humans different from other animals is the ways […]

Week 2: Women Auteurs Moving Beyond Transnational Boundaries

Our focus for week two was looking at women auteurs, or women film creators who are considered the authors of their films and have injected their style into the works, whose films have moved beyond transnational boundaries. Our primary films for this week were Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis, Věra Chytilová’s Daisies, Agnès Varda’s Faces Places, and Nadine Labaki’s Caramel. Each one of […]

Week 1: Women on Film vs Women in Film

Last week marked the beginning of a series of firsts. Not only did 7th block begin last week, but I also started my first online class and began to transform my in-person college experience to an online one. Instead of having morning coffee with one of my roommates, getting ready for my chapter’s Big Little […]

The Finale…

Photo Credit: Angela Kong Waiting for my film to show up on the big screen was absolutely terrifying, and as I looked at the other students’ faces, I could tell they were doing a pretty awful job hiding their terror too. I exported my film at about 6:00 for the 7:00 screening. That’t not okay. […]

Hell Week

  Image by Mackenzie Ross I was going to title this post something cute like “The 12 Days of Editing”, but I think this is a more deserving title. The editing room resembles my room more so than my actual room. I think I have more food around the desktop computer than I do in […]

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