Category Archives: Film

Women Direct: Storytelling a changing vision

An interview with actress and director, Cady McClain By J. Lynn Stapleton When under two percent of the top 100 films are directed by women, it is not unreasonable to question the larger issue of ingrained cultural bias against a … Continue reading

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Rediscovering those lost gems: “Gillery’s Little Secret”

Following a discussion the other day when I was talking with a friend about shows with lesbian characters and interesting stories, I remembered a short film that I bought several years ago called Gillery’s Little Secret. I’m not positive about … Continue reading

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The National Theatre Live Program brings plays to the cinema

Living in Canada, I never thought that I’d get chance to see Nicola Walker, one of my favourite actresses, perform on stage. I’d first heard of her involvement in the National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog … Continue reading

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“I Can’t Think Straight”: Transforming a film into a web series:

An Interview with Shamim Sarif & Hanan Kattan By J. Lynn Stapleton As a lesbian in a small Canadian city, there isn’t much in the way of good lesbian-oriented films available locally on video, and even less via streaming sources … Continue reading

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