Feminist Student Work

Following a feminist pedagogy, Ramsay worked with her students to capture their critical responses to representations in British Asian Films.


Saaranen explores three configurations of the artificial women in films featuring Scarlett Johansson in the lead role.


Analysing Assassination Nation (2018), MA scholar Nicole Veneto examines how Foucault’s theory of sexuality as incitement to discourse applies to the age of social media and mediated tec...

In response to MAI’s own Rebecca Harrison and her article ‘Fuck the Canon’, Ruby Aylin reflects on her time as an undergraduate film studies student in this thought-provoking vide...

Beginnings is Brammen’s student film experiment—a non-narrative, somewhat feminist, take on the domina...


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However, to turn our MAI dream into reality, we also relied on assistance from high-quality experts in web design, development and photography. Here we’d like to acknowledge their hard work and commitment to the feminist cause. Our feminist ‘thank you’ goes to:

Dots+Circles – a digital agency determined to make a difference, who’ve designed and built our MAI website. Their continuous support became a digital catalyst to our idealistic project.
Guy Martin – an award-winning and widely published British photographer who’s kindly agreed to share his images with our readers

Chandler Jernigan – a talented young American photographer whose portraits hugely enriched the visuals of MAI website
Matt Gillespie – a gifted professional British photographer who with no hesitation gave us permission to use some of his work
Julia Carbonell – an emerging Spanish photographer whose sharp outlook at contemporary women grasped our feminist attention
Ana Pedreira – a self-taught Portuguese photographer whose imagery from women protests beams with feminist aura
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