REVIEW: ‘MOXIE’ PERFECT FOR VIEWING WITH A GROUP OF FRIENDS

The riot grrrl scene was not fundamental to independent film, but it encouraged women to make films in a “coming of rage” sort of way, as it surged punk-power feminism into the spotlight. On March 3, Amy Poehler’s “Moxie” was released on Netflix, a mainstream movie that shone a light on the previously forgotten riot grrrl scene.

WHAT MAKES A FEMINIST FILM FEMINIST?

It’s a sad reality that the art of film is so void of female filmmakers. According to USAToday, only 13% of all directors are female, which is a four percent increase since 1998, and only five percent of all cinematographers are female, which is an increase of one percent since 1998.