Girls On Film goes live at Edinburgh International Film Festival with guest critics Larushka Ivan-Zadeh, Chief Film Critic at Metro – and Amber Wilkinson, co-founder and co-director of film website Eye for Film.
Together they review current releases Support The Girls (2019) and Penny Slinger: Out Of The Shadows (2019), as well as EIFF screenings The Souvenir (2019) and Marianne & Leonard: Words Of Love (2019).
Next, Anna is joined by Miranda de Pencier, the director of the Canadian hit The Grizzlies (2018), along with her star Anna Lambe. They talk about how the film provides a positive representation of indigenous communities in Canada, as well as involving the communities into the making of the film.
Films put to the Bechdel Test include Beautiful Boy (2018); Girlhood (Bande de Filles, 2014); Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019); Yesterday (2019); Casino Royale (2006) and Nénette and Boni (Nénette et Boni, 1996).