This is a real treat of an episode for anyone wanting tips on how to find work in cinema, and for anyone who loves Paris (that’s everyone, surely?) Contrarah is joined by director, actress, writer and film festival producer Jenna Suru to talk about the Paris International Film Festival and her film career, including her… Continue reading 65 – Paris, Open City (for Filmmakers and Content Creators)
Summary Now that we have your attention… In honour of (and a little bit in spite of) IWD we made an episode about the women who inspire us – every day – across the arts. Contrarah asked filmmakers Becky Lima-Matthews (Becky-matthews.com) and Jen Francis (Sassy Jam Productions) to come talk, champion and celebrate women in… Continue reading 64 – Jen loves Producers, Becky loves Authors, I Love Dick
Summary To celebrate and commemorate LGBTQ History Month (in the UK) we take a look at lesbian cinema, focusing on movies that put gay relationships front and centre. Join Contrarah and Nick as they discuss what’s good and bad about films made in the 1960s, the 2010s and right now in 2021, and the complexities… Continue reading 63 – Has Lesbian Cinema Finally Gone Mainstream?
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Contrarah is a filmmaker, screenwriter and podcaster from London.
She has been producing Beyond Bechdel since 2017.
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