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    Ardo Omer

    Former editor at Women Write About Comics. Freelance writer. Past judge for the Dwayne McDuffie Award for Kids' Comics, and Cybils. Interviewer at The Comics Journal. Co-host of the Put A Blurb On It podcast.

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  • Marlina the Murderer: Questioning Choices in the Indonesian Feminist Western

    Marlina the Murderer: Questioning Choices in the Indonesian Feminist Western0

    Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts Mouly Surya (director and writer),  Rama Adi and Garin Nugroho (writers), Yunus Pasolang (cinematographer), Kelvin Nugroho (editor) Marsha Timothy, Dea Panendra, Egy Fedly, Yoga Pratama (cast) September 7, 2017 (Toronto International Film Festival 2017), May 24, 2017 (Cannes Film Festival) Warning: Spoilers Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts is described as an Indonesian contemporary feminist

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  • Backlight: TIFF, Hellboy Casting, and the State of Women in Hollywood

    Backlight: TIFF, Hellboy Casting, and the State of Women in Hollywood0

    • September 17, 2017

    TIFF 2017: Great Films and the Famous Descend on Toronto Megan and I covered some of the films at TIFF 2017, so you can check out the reviews on the site. The festival is usually really great at being organized and making the process of purchasing tickets not a terrible experience. That said, this year

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  • Angels Wear White Is Sun-Drenched Modern Day Noir

    Angels Wear White Is Sun-Drenched Modern Day Noir0

    Angels Wear White Vivian Qu (director and writer), Benoît Dervaux (cinematographer), Hongyu Yang (editor) Wen Qi, Zhou Meijun, Shi Ke, Peng Jing, Geng Le and Liu Weiwei (cast) September 9, 2017 (Toronto International Film Festival 2017), September 12, 2017 (London Film Festival) My first screening at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival was quite the experience. This

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  • 38 Films Directed by Women of Colour at TIFF 2017

    38 Films Directed by Women of Colour at TIFF 20170

    • September 4, 2017

    It’s that time of year again! The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is gearing up for another round of great films. I’ve been attending the festival since 2012 (except 2016 but that was mostly due to strep), and I’ve been tweaking the types of films I plan to see with my limited time and funds.

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