A Love Letter To Selena

We premiere Ambar Navarro’s latest short — a visual representation of her fangirldom for Selena.  “I dreamt up this Selena fan video after growing up with the Selena film (1997), more than actually ever getting to experience the real Selena since she passed away in ’95  — I was born in ’91. Selena was the...

SOS

Designer Steve Smith & director May Powell debut this dreamy new fashion film featuring Smith’s graduate collection and starring musician and model Emma Chitty. Initially inspired by the by the character Jeanie from Christina Rossetti’s 19th Century poem ‘Goblin Market’, a poem that explores the more vibrant side of sin, Smith’s use of colour, texture and plethora...

Maude

World premiere of Will Reid’s short film, Maude. A girl’s infatuation with her inanimate best friend drives her boyfriend to commit a violent crime of passion. A film by Will Reid. A 322 Films production. 2016. Starring – Ellie Hoskyns-Abrahall as Girl Oliver de Montfalcon as Boy Maude, as herself Written and Directed by Will...

Liberty Sadler: Fat is a Feminist Issue

“We’re at an interesting time for woman embracing their sexuality,” says artist Liberty Sadler. “But the capitalist structures in place mean that it’s a certain type of sexuality that is a commodity. There’s an aesthetic privilege and hierarchy of bodies that means that a normal sized woman in an advert is suddenly plus-sized. We’re in...

Not Your Exotic

[cycloneslider id=”not-your-exotic”] In the spirit Suheir Hammad’s poem “Not Your Erotic, Not Your Exotic”, Melanie Lehmann decided to explore the idea of fetishised exoticism through a series of photographs & short videos. It explores the word “exotic” and highlights the microaggression and ignorance attached to it in terms of categorising people by using one umbrella term...

Freedom/Ination

[cycloneslider id=”freedomination”]    It’s February now and most of our New Year’s resolutions have probably been apathetically dropped; our concern for ‘the more important things in life’ taking the reigns in our day-to-day lives. Fortunately, however, Vancouver-based photographer Megan-Magdalena Bourne hasn’t given up on hers. This year she’s started making short films to accompany every photo...