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Jennifer Kent Masters Horror in Multiple Genres

Eight years ago today, The Babadook was released in theaters, making it the perfect day to celebrate the brilliant Jennifer Kent! 

Jennifer Kent is an Australian director, best known for The Babadook, which was actually her first feature film. The Babadook is a horror film about a single mother who must confront a disturbing intruder, manifested by her son’s fear of a monster in their home.read more.

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Of Blood and Sacrifice: A Tribute to Ana Mendieta

Photograph after photograph depicts silhouettes carved into every natural biome imaginable. From the snowcaps of an icy winter to a captured moment where the explosion of firecrackers traverses up the ridges of a hollow linear body posted up in Oaxaca, Mexico.

The work of the late Ana Mendieta is continuously described by art historians and fanatics alike as groundbreaking, ecofeminist, prophetic, brutal, and a threat to the patriarchy.… read more.

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Meet Courageous Iranian Women in Soheila Sokhanvari’s Exhibit

Globally, the fight for women’s rights is still happening. This can be seen in the overturning of Roe v. Wade in the United States this past summer and the subsequent protests that occurred after it. 

The current protests in Iran are in response to the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini. She was killed by Iran’s morality police because she was not wearing the hijab to government standards.read more.

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Hélène Louvart Captures Beautiful Moments Big and Small

On the release date of Beach Rats (2017), we’re celebrating cinematographer Hélène Louvart!

Hélène Louvart is a French cinematographer who has served as the Director of Photography for a number of prolific films, working with directors such as Agnès Varda, Claire Denis, and Maggie Gyllenhaal. In every film she works on, Hélène’s cinematography transforms the film, bringing out the meaning of the story in a way that makes the whole greater than the sum of its parts. read more.

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Allison Green Helps Macy’s Create Holiday Magic in NYC Windows

“I use my grandmother’s sewing shears, and they’re right here with me,” exclaims an enthusiastic Allison Green as she wields what appears to be a pair of oversized scissors.

As shocking as this may seem, having intergenerational sewing materials is not an anomaly for Alli. She has worked on sewing costumes for multiple Broadway shows, and was recently commissioned to contribute to this year’s holiday window display at Macy’s flagship store in Manhattan.… read more.

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Patricia Rozema is a Master of Adaptation

32 years ago today, White Room came out in theaters. White Room was the first film produced by Patricia Rozema, so we’re celebrating this talented writer, director and producer today. 

Patricia Rozema was born and raised in Canada by Dutch Calvinist parents, which means that she actually did not have access to television or movies throughout her childhood.read more.

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