Thursday, July 26, 2018

All About Nina

One of the several refreshing elements of the #Metoo movement is its cultivation of new artistic expression, particularly in American cinema, which has suffered a long drought of homogeneous storytelling centered on male leading roles, and told with little attention to female characters' viewpoints. The 2018 Tribeca Film Festival has embraced this change, with a number of narrative features focused on women's righteous struggles to succeed on their own terms in a still patriarchal 21st century. Eva Vives' All About Nina is a well-intentioned attempt to capture this enduring conflict, even if at times it falls into traditional mainstream comedic tropes.


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