39 – Trojan Horse 3: Romcom Heroines with JustJen

Summary

It’s easy to look back at films from 20 years ago and cringe hard, wondering, “what were we thinking?”

Yet the 90s brought us so many good things, including a new a golden age for the romantic comedy – a genre sometimes frowned upon today. Writer/director/producer Just Jen thinks we shouldn’t dismiss 90s romcoms as featherweight, when the lessons they’re bringing are more empowering than at first glance. 

The 90s romcom heroine as feminist Trojan Horse. Who knew?

Learn more about Jen’s thoughts on culture @JustJen_02 on twitter and her own filming work https://www.instagram.com/sassyjamproductions/?hl=en on instagram

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