AGORA
: Dragged from her chariot by a mob of fanatical vigilante Christian monks, the revered astronomer was stripped naked, skinned to her bones with sharp oyster shells, stoned and burned alive as possibly the first executed witch in history. A kind of purge that was apparently big business back then.


CRITICAL WOMEN HEADLINES

7/2/10

Emerging Female Directors From The Middle East


Agheleh Rezaie, At Five in the Afternoon

By Rose Capp

Predominantly low-budget, sometimes stylistically rudimentary, these films constituted a compelling, collective call to arms reminiscent of the forceful feminist polemic of Western female filmmakers in the 1970s and 80s....

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Rose Capp
is a member of The Women Film Critics Circle. She is a critic at The Melbourne Times, RealTime Arts, Senses Of Cinema, Metro Magazine, on-air at ABC Radio 774, The Film Show and Film Buffs Forecast, and she has lectured in film studies at Monash University, RMIT and The Australian National University in Canberra.

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