Gender Forum, Call for Film Reviews

deadline for submissions: 
November 1, 2017
full name / name of organization: 
gender forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies

Gender Forum's ongoing Review section invites critical reviews (1000-1500 words) of films (from narrative feature to short films to documentaries), TV and web series, music videos, or any kind of (audio-)visual media with a strong relation to gender, feminist, and queer issues. Please note that your review should work as a critical inquiry and analysis. 


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.

Marija. Directed by Michael Koch, Pandora Film Produktion, 2017.

TheyDirected by Anahita Ghazvinizadeh, Mass Ornament Films, 2017.

Battle of the Sexes. Directed by Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton, Fox Searchlight Pictures, 2017.

My Cousin Rachel. Directed by Roger Michell, Fox Searchlight Pictures, 2017.

Flahive, Liz and Charly Mensch, creators. Glow. Netflix, 2017.

Yorkey, Brian, creator. 13 Reasons Why. Netflix, 2017.

RuPaul, creator. RuPaul’s Drag Race. MTV, 2009-present.

Thomas, Josh, creator. Please Like Me. ABC, 2013-2016.

Cannon, Kay, creator. Girlboss. Netflix, 2017.


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!