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The depiction of sex in Egyptian cinema since the ’70s

Written by Hana Elramly  “Everything in life is about sex, except sex. Sex is about power” – Oscar Wilde. Sex drives a major part of our actions and is present in several aspects of our lives, though for long it is meant to be limited to a married couple’s bedroom. Because sex is the essence […]

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Ecofeminist film review: White Cube

This Wednesday you can watch this movie at Eye! If you happen to have a Cineville subscription you can watch it on their online platform vitamine.cineville.nl. Otherwise I hope you can find it somewhere else as I highly recommend watching this. :):)  White Cube is a documentary by artist Renzo Martens who seeks to empower […]

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SHORT FILM REVIEWS ‘MATRIARCHY’

Every month we look at movies related to the topic of the month, as film culture is often a mirror of thoughts and values in society. For this month’s topic, Matriarchy, I looked at three very popular movies I Am not an Easy Man, The Devil Wears Prada and Wonder Woman Read below how these two movies […]

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SHORT FILM REVIEWS ‘MASCULINITIES’

Feminism looks at gender relations and the place of sexuality on a daily basis everywhere in society, dominant discourses, culture, science… Here, the film review focuses on gender and especially the representation of masculinity in the film industry with the help of 3 films. Guillaume et les Garçon à table (2013) This story was made […]

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Three 2020 films on women and politics

Two films released in 2020 about feminist movements that occurred in the 20th century. In addition, a very special documentary also brought in 2020 shows the social and political stakes by which women are concerned.  Misbehaviour (2020) is a British, Australian, and Irish film directed by Philippa Lowthorpe. This film portrays the Feminist Liberation movement […]

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Film review: Papicha

Papicha is a film by Mounia Meddour from 2019 co-produced by Algeria, Qatar, Belgium and France. “Papicha” in French from Algeria means “stylish girl”. The dramatic film tells the story of Nedjma, a student in Algiers. It happens at a time when in the 1990s Algeria was having a civil war. Nedjam refuses, however, to […]