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Female directed films you should watch!

If you are looking for films to watch, here’s a list of  female directed films: Céline Sciamma wrote and directed Portrait of a Lady on Fire - a visually stunning film set in 18th Century France, telling the story of two women who fall in love. It was the first directed by a woman…
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The Jackie Brown Legacy

In 1997, against some soulfully sung poetry from Bobby Womack, the world was introduced to Jackie Brown as she drifted across our screens and into cinematic icon status, a place where she’s remained ever since. Across 110th Street, written by Womack, chronicles the struggle of a ghettoised Black America in the…
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What Horror has to tell us about Female Puberty.

The power and mystery of the female body has been examined and expressed since the dawn of cinema. From the mere raised eyebrow of Jennifer Ehle in Pride and Prejudice to Sharon Stone uncrossing her legs in Basic Instinct, we have seen the role of sexuality displayed both as beautiful…
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Queen of the Empire!

Loretha “Cookie” Lyon, played by the incredible and inspirational Taraji P. Henson not only brought sass, but strength, knowledge, and fire to our screens through her role in Empire. An American musical drama series set in New York, focusing on a fictional hip-hop music and entertainment company called Empire. A…
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The Mary Tyler Moore Show

Mary Tyler Moore is one of Oprah’s greatest heroes of all time: “Mary Tyler Moore majorly influenced my life and career. I respected and admired her business acumen, her passion and compassion for all life, and most importantly, the values espoused through her storytelling. I thank her for being a…
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IS 2021 THE YEAR FOR FEMALE DIRECTORS?

In 92 years only five women have ever been in the running for the Best Director Academy Award and only one, Kathryn Bigelow for The Hurt Locker in 2010, has won. For the Golden Globe awards it’s pretty much the same, only one woman has ever taken home the award for Best Director,…
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MsMono Meets – women from hit BBC drama Vigil!

We are hosting the next ‘MsMono Meets' with director Isabelle Sieb, development executive Collette McCarthy and writer Chandni Lakhani from the hit BBC Drama, Vigil. The event will be taking place onTHURSDAY 21st OCTOBER at 18.00 via zoom. Please send any questions for Isabelle, Collette or Chandni to: team@msmono.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XRW0kfI2As Book…
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20/20 Vision

2020 has been quite some year. Everyone reading this already knows about the havoc COVID-19 has had on everyone’s lives, so I won’t bother going into detail. While this blog is written within the backdrop of the dreaded Coronavirus, it will not be the focus. Instead, I want to look…
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2020 and the women who made history.

We all know that 2020 has not been the best year. We have gone through very complex and challenging times and with the pandemic and the uncertainty of the future, it’s easy to lose hope when everything seems so bleak. But the world is full of possibilities and even in…