What happens when women tell their own stories in film? Glasgow Short Film Festival and MeCCSA Women’s Media Studies Network present a series of discussions considering the currency and significance of feminism in film today, from the work of artist filmmakers to mainstream cinema, and chewing over the realities, challenges and/or misconceptions facing women working in film in Scotland. Speakers include Professor Sue Thornham, artists Ann Vance and Louise Crawford, filmmaker Morag McKinnon, curator Lucy Reynolds and writers Andrea Gibb and Denise Mina.
Amy is going to be on this panel discussion:
15.00 - 16.45 Women and Film in Scotland
Chair: Dr. Sarah Neely (Film and Media, University of Stirling)
Participants: Dr. Amy Hardie (director/producer/Head of Research at the Scottish Documentary Institute); Andrea Gibb (writer); Denise Mina (writer); Helen Fitzgerald (writer)
A roundtable discussion on the work of women filmmakers in Scotland, this panel will chew over the realities, challenges and/or misconceptions facing women working in film in Scotland. Are women unfairly represented or underrepresented in front and/or behind the camera? How do women writers in particular fare in the film industry in Scotland compared to other industries such as publishing, theatre, television or radio?
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