Penny’s Picks: 50 Movies by Women Filmmakers 2002-2011
Because most professional movie critics are men, are moviegoers getting the full story about what films are being made and shown? And is the creative output of women who make movies, and the myriad life experiences that these films explore, being marginalized in the process? Writing under the blog name, “Penny,” Chicago film critic Jan Lisa Huttner has reviewed hundreds of movies by women filmmakers. In Penny’s Picks, she puts the spotlight on fifty movies released during the past decade, demonstrating the wide range of creative vision of contemporary female filmmakers.