JUMPING INTO AN ORGY WHILE STILL SHAVING YOUR LEGS: ON WOMEN FILMMAKERS (My February column at Bookslut)

(Courtesy of Rachel Levit) We've all heard the latest appalling statistics regarding women in the film industry: according to a San Diego State University study, only 17% of directors, writers, executive producers, producers, editors, and cinematographers working on the top 250 grossing movies of 2014 were women. Despite the near parity of women and men …