"From Metropolis to Mad Max. Kick-ass Women in Sci-FI and fantasy"Back

08/10/2016

EWA Network presents the debate "From Metropolis to Mad Max. Kick-ass Women in Sci-FI and fantasy". The relevance and progression of the female characters in science fiction film and television throughout the 20th & 21st centuries.

What have been the roles for/about women in science fiction film through the course of cinema history? What ‘tropes' have they been designated to, and how has this changed and developed? How do science fiction written and/or directed by women differ from those by men? How are women of different ethnic backgrounds represented? What is the future of roles for women in science fiction film?

16h Introduction of the participants and short presentation of EWA Network. Alexia Muiños, Deputy director of EWA Network.

16: 10 Shelagh Rowan-Legg, (Film critic, programmer and director) moderator. Participants: Evrim Ersoy, (Head of programming for Fantastic Fest, film critic and director), Annick Mahnert (acquisitions consultant and festival programmer),Violeta Kovacsics (film critic) and Mar Targarona (producer and director).

17h Q&A open to the audience

17:15 END.

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