"The sort of feeling I’m getting is: It is OK for there to be a million movies about dudes blowing shit up, but, nope, no more comedies about young women in their twenties because we already have Girls. And also, women need to stop trying to be funny because Bridesmaids showed that they can make jokes and poop in streets just like dudes can, so it’s time for the ladies just to chilllllll with their feelings and stuff because it’s summertime and that means it’s time for the men to finally wear the tights."
fuuuuucking preach it tyler
Just want to make a side point that we can go beyond Lena Dunham when talking about female indie film directors. To name a few…
Lynn Shelton, Sarah Polley, Lauren Greenfield, Lorene Scafaria, Alison Klayman, Valerie Faris, Julie Delpy, Tanya Wexler, Ry Russo-Young, Megan Griffiths, Amy Seimetz, Hannah Fidell, Julia Loktev, So Yong Kim, Andrea Arnold, Lynne Ramsay, Claire Denis, Agnes Varda, Chantal Akerman, Alison Bagnall
Seek them out. They make great films.