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Vancouver International Women in Film Festival preview

By Joanna Chiu

By Emily Yakashiro Did the lack of female nominees (other than lead and supporting actress, of course) at the Oscars get you down? Fortunately there are festivals/events that support and recognize the achievements of women filmmakers specifically. Right here in Vancouver, the 10th …

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Behind the Scenes at a Vancouver Film Festival: Why Promoting Media Created by Women Matters

By Joanna Chiu

By WAM! Vancouver member Emily Yakashiro At the age of sixteen I knew I wanted to dedicate my life to anti-violence work, specifically focusing on violence against women. By 22, my dream had come true, and I had three years of experience …

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4 Books By Canadian Women We Want to See Turned into Movies (and the Women who should Direct them)

By Joanna Chiu

This is the first post by WAM!Van’s new house blogger Emily Yakashiro, a Vancouver activist and editor of the blog,  The Closet Feminist. Stay tuned for more original media analysis from Canadian WAM! members. The Book: Salt Fish Girl by Larissa …

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Blog profile: The Closet Feminist

By Joanna Chiu

In May, WAM! Vancouver launched the first-ever catalogue and study of Canadian feminist blogs in collaboration with Simon Fraser University. See a summary here. We’ve since gotten a lot of great feedback, including recommendations of new Canadian feminist blogs that …

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Vancouver International Women in Film Festival preview

By Joanna Chiu

By Emily Yakashiro Did the lack of female nominees (other than lead and supporting actress, of course) at the Oscars get you down? Fortunately there are festivals/events that support and recognize the achievements of women filmmakers specifically. Right here in Vancouver, the 10th …

Read the full article

Behind the Scenes at a Vancouver Film Festival: Why Promoting Media Created by Women Matters

By Joanna Chiu

By WAM! Vancouver member Emily Yakashiro At the age of sixteen I knew I wanted to dedicate my life to anti-violence work, specifically focusing on violence against women. By 22, my dream had come true, and I had three years of experience …

Read the full article

4 Books By Canadian Women We Want to See Turned into Movies (and the Women who should Direct them)

By Joanna Chiu

This is the first post by WAM!Van’s new house blogger Emily Yakashiro, a Vancouver activist and editor of the blog,  The Closet Feminist. Stay tuned for more original media analysis from Canadian WAM! members. The Book: Salt Fish Girl by Larissa …

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