BY Maddie Maschger
on Jun 16, 2014
IN REAL LIFE, the latest work by the young and prolific Claire Kurylowski, examines the great lengths girls go to in order to defend themselves from harassment and sexual violence. The Berlin and London based artist created the short film for Dazed Digital’s Visionaries series after watching the viral YouTube video How to Break Out of Zip Ties.
The YouTube tutorial has received a little over 3. Read More
BY jodi sh doff
on Dec 10, 2013
“I always liked hitting things,” director Jill Morley says, in her documentary. Fight Like A Girl . "There was a little boy... I punched him, and smiled when he fell to the ground.”
Morley's film explores the motivations of three hard-core female boxers for taking up such a violent and physically challenging sport. And while their circumstances varied, it turns out that all three were looking for control of their own lives. Maureen Shea entered the gym in an effort to lose weight and please an abusive boyfriend. Read More
BY Sholeh Hajmiragha
on Mar 14, 2013
Are you interested in saving the environment? Do you love watching international short films? 48 Go Green has created the ultimate online international ecological short film festival that celebrates Mother Earth through the arts.
Filmmakers are invited from 130 cities around the world including Vietnam, Paris, Los Angeles, Tel Aviv, and Belgrade, just to name a few, and range from beginning filmmakers to seasoned professionals. 48 Go Green’s filmmaking concept encourages individuals to create a stimulating message through a short film in only 48 hours. Read More
on Sep 23, 2011
In 2009, only 7% of all directors, producers, writers, cinematographers, and editors working on the top 250 domestic grossing films were women. The numbers don't reflect the amazing work made by women all over the world, so the Citizen Jane Film Festival -- which grew out of a collaboration with Stephens College (a 175-year-old women's college) -- was created in 2008 to spotlight and celebrate films made by women. BUST Magazine is proud to sponsor the fourth annual Citizen Jane Film Festival, taking place from September 30th to October 2nd in Columbia, Missouri. Read More