The Frankfurt-based artist and activist Ella Bergmann-Michel shot five documentary films from 1931-1933. The rise of the Nazi Party in Germany, however, forced her to cut her experimental filmmaking career short. This meant that her last film - about the 1932 elections - was nothing more than a fragment.
Guest contributor Sabrina Vetter, also based in the Frankfurt area, has written a detailed look at Bergmann-Michel's body of films. Click on the button above to read the article!
April 29, 2020
Bombshells and Dollies is a must-see documentary for those who want to watch an empowering, body positive story about women, told (mostly) by women!
Join us for a trip to Las Vegas with a modern take on 50s style and culture. The clothes! The hair! The make-up! The music! The empowered, bad ass pinups expressing their style and their bodies as they see fit!
Click on the film poster to read Christina’s review of the story of 12 pinups at one of the coolest inner and outer beauty contests in the world! Also featuring insights from cinematographer Marie Ilene (our full interview with her will be published soon).
February 9, 2020
Edith Pargeter, author of the Cadfael murder mysteries, pictured with Derek Jacobi
What does Cadfael (played by Derek Jacobi, pictured here with writer Edith Pargeter) have to do with FemFilmFans? Not what you'd think, we'd wager. But there is an important connection between this historical fictional series and other works previously featured on FemFilmFans in connection with violence against women. Read Christina's editorial to find out more.