Using the streets as avenues towards empowering their voice, those excluded were forced to be heard. Eventually, after deaths and violent clashes between protesters and authoritative police tarnished cities across Nicaragua, Ortega backtracked on his proposal.
Despite the biases and challenges that come with being a feminist filmmaker, countless filmmakers throughout history have worked to express themselves and create iconic, paradigm-shifting feminist films. Here are eight of the many filmmakers who we at FEM think everyone should know about.
On April 10, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before Commerce Committees and a joint Senate Judiciary regarding Facebook’s handling of user data on Capitol Hill. The hearings aimed to delve into Zuckerberg’s work with the third party group Cambridge Analytica.