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"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens…

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Women Writers Week 2017: Table of Contents

This week, all of our content on the site is written by women. We'll update this table of contents page with links to new pieces as they go up. 

ESSAYS: 

Welcome to Women Writers Week 2017 by Chaz Ebert

An Interview with Ann Hornaday about her new book, "Talking Pictures" by Nell Minow

Watching "1984" in Trump's America by Jana Monji

Meet the Writers: Jessica Ritchey

Monica Vitti and the Modern 'Something Terrible' by Sasha Kohan

Once There Was a Camelot: On the Crafting of a Legacy in "Jackie" by Christina Newland

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Through the Eyes of Love: On the Timelessness of "Ice Castles" by Christy Lemire, Sheila O'Malley and Susan Wloszczyna 

Body Magic: The Healing Power of Ritual in "The OA" by Arielle Bernstein

An interview with director Niki Caro about her new film, "The Zookeeper's Wife" by Nell Minow

Time and Mortality: "Donnie Darko" Turns 15 by Jessica Ritchey

Learning to Let Go: The Beauty of the Big Ears Festival by Tina Hassannia 

A video interview with actress Jessica Chastain and director Niki Caro about "The Zookeeper's Wife" by Katherine Tulich

"Ghost in the Shell" and Asian-American Outrage on Social Media by Jana Monji

A Beautiful Fantasy: On the 30th Anniversary of "Baby Boom" by Joyce Kulhawik

The Most Influential Filmmakers of All Time by Emma Piper-Burket

REVIEWS:

"The Boss Baby" by Susan Wloszczyna

"The Zookeeper's Wife" by Sheila O'Malley

"The Blackcoat's Daughter" by Justine Smith

"The Death of Louis XIV" by Nell Minow

"All This Panic" by Tomris Laffly

"God Knows Where I Am" by Tina Hassannia

"Cézanne et Moi" by Susan Wloszczyna 

"Ghost in the Shell" by Angelica Jade Bastien

"Carrie Pilby" by Christy Lemire

"The Discovery" by Sheila O'Malley

"David Lynch: The Art Life" by Christina Newland

More recent highlights from our women contributors from the archives: 

Living Truthfully Under Imaginary Circumstances: Sam Schacht on Method Acting by Sheila O'Malley

We Have a Lifetime of Stories to Tell: Julie Dash on "Daughters of the Dust" by Angelica Jade Bastien

World-Class Acting: On Joan Crawford and "Sudden Fear" by Sheila O'Malley

The Power of Fear: Reflections on "Pan's Labyrinth" by Jessica Ritchey

Sometimes It Snows in April: Images of Prince by Angelica Jade Bastien

Living with Our Common Humanity: A Few Words with Norman Lear by Susan Wloszczyna

Start a Conversation: On Doctor Strange and the Ancient One by Jana Monji

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