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Deepa Mehta

Movie Review: Midnight's Children

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.25.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Though a bit literal for a film that traffics in magical realism, Deepa Mehta's Midnight's Children is both dreamy and dramatic, a fascinating view of Indian history seen through the prism of a personal -- and occasionally twinned -- story.

Ten Women Directors You Should Know About

flavorwire.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Kathryn Bigelow may have been the first female filmmaker to win a Best Director Oscar for 2009′s The Hurt Locker. But did you happen to notice that ...

XX Chromosocial: Women Artists Cross The Homosocial Divide

G. Roger Denson | Posted 03.08.2013 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

The rise of feminism corresponds roughly with the expansion of the artworld to include women's production. This is a history that began predominantly in impelling women's art as an expression of the identification of women apart from men.

An Exhibit Fit For a King at The AGO

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Marissa Bronfman

Every object in Maharaja: The Spendor of India's Royal Courts is a jewel in its own right but the AGO hopes the exhibit will get beneath the jewelry to tell a captivating story about a fascinating time in history.

A Woman's Touch: Ten Great Films From Female Directors

John Farr | Posted 06.21.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Though film directing has been an overwhelmingly male preserve, there's an enduring legacy of women directors to celebrate. To prove my point, here are ten of my own favorite titles helmed by women.