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It was recently announced that A Quiet Passion, the biopic about inspiring American poet Emily Dickinson, is finally going into production after it was first announced back in 2012. Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon will play Emily Dickinson and Pride and Prejudice star Jennifer Ehle just signed on in an unknown role. A Quiet Passion will begin filming in Belgium next week with Terence Davies directing. Of the film, Nixon said: “When I read what Terence had written, I was consumed by the character he had so beautifully put on the page. Read More
It’s about time we had the female-driven answer to "127 Hours". Written and spoken tales of surviving in the American wilderness have been around since the beginning of our history and are a fundamental part of our country's lore. But, as history and our modern media would have it, these tales traditionally focus on men - our Lewis and Clarks, our Jack Londons. Read More
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelly As children, dolls can be physical manifestations of our most intimate fantasy worlds. We can develop entire histories and personalities for our dolls, and they can help us to navigate the adult world. As we grow, we similarly idolize and identify with authors and fictional characters. The women writers whose work survives to today remind us that we’re not alone, that another woman somewhere understood our feelings about being human beings and about being women. Read More
Stella as Grace Kelly Have you ever wished that you were as vivacious as Billie Holiday, as elegant as Grace Kelly, or as intelligent as Hermione Granger? 8-year-old Stella Ehrhart has – and she does something about it. According to the Omaha World-Herald, every day, Stella dresses up as a different historical figure, character, or person she knows. Most of her ideas come from a book called 100 Most Important Women Of The 20th Century. Along with Billie Holiday, Grace Kelly, and Hermione Granger, she’s dressed as Joan Baez, Jane Goodall, and Georgia O’Keefe. Read More