Gender Forum, Call for Reviews

deadline for submissions: 
October 1, 2018
full name / name of organization: 
gender forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies

How to extend the visible and the sayable? Following up on this question, gender forum's ongoing Review section invites critical reviews (1000-1500 words) of films (from narrative feature to short films to documentaries), series, music videos, or any kind of (audio-)visual media with a strong relation to gender, feminist, and queer issues. 


Films and series currently up for review (other suggestions welcome):

The Year We Thought About Love. Directed by Ellen Brodsky, Village Films, 2015.


 Dalya’s Other Country. Directed by Julia Meltzer, Other Country Films, 2017.


In Between. Directed by Maysaloun Hamoud, Alma Cinema, 2016.


Emeke, Cecile, creator. Ackee and Saltfish. Web Series, 2015.


Ashgar, Fatima, and Sam Bailey, creators. Brown Girls. Web Series, 2017.


Below Her Mouth. Directed by April Mullen, Serendepity Point Films, 2017.


Wonder Woman. Directed by Patty Jenkins, Warner Bros., 2017.


Divines. Directed by Houda Benyamina, Diaphana Films, 2016. 


Hidden Figures. Directed by Theodore Melfi, Fox, 2016.


Other suggestions are encouraged!


In keeping with the journal’s scope, all submissions must have a strong gender/feminist/queer studies component. Review requests/applications can be sent to at any time (deadlines for reviews will be negotiated individually). We strongly encourage graduate students to apply for our review section!