Outside Reading — Women Helming

For the First Time Ever, I’m Optimistic About Women in the Movie World by Manohla Dargis

Writing for The New York Times, Manohla Dargis surveys the state of the entertainment industry’s openness to women filmmakers and, for maybe the first time in her long career as a critic, finds reason for hope. The piece is also delightfully entertaining. I need to borrow her terse, perfect turn of phrase “I hate the Oscars when I don’t love them” to describe my own relationship with Hollywood’s highest honor.

Muscogee (Creek) Citizen-directed film premieres at Sundance by Morgan Taylor

Earlier this week, I wrote about the documentary Bad Press, one of the clear highlights of our annual virtual excursion to the Sundance Film Festival. It seems to me that there’s one particularly appropriate way to highlight coverage of the film. So here’s the article about the documentary’s world premiere that was written for and published by the very Native American media outlet whose free speech fight was covered by the film.

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