5 lectures about: Gender Equality
For sex-positive director Erika Lust, the production process is key to changing the androcentric space of porn and mass media. Yet Erika’s ethics are by no means restricted to pornography and break new ground when it comes to the place of social responsibility in filmmaking.
Cinema is full of sex and desire - explicit and as a metaphor. Directors Marcio Reolon, Filipe Matzembacher, Mónica Lairana and João Pedro Rodrigues compare approaches to dealing with sexuality and intimacy on screen and set.
Cinematography is still a little boys’ club. Legendary DoPs Agnès Godard and Nancy Schreiber discuss their methods of collaborating on set, the possibilities opened up by new technologies, and how to keep the focus and change the picture for women in film.
Prominent advocates for gender equality in the film industry examine the current state of affairs and show how initiatives, mentoring programmes and, in particular, everyone involved in production, can actively foster equal opportunity on grassroots levels.
Since its inauguration in 1987, the Teddy Award has made the Berlinale a home for queer cinema. It stands for the recognition of the many facets of a cinema that resists sexual stereotypes and any kind of heteronormativity. To celebrate the Teddy’s…