UNIT 1: MISS JULIE: Sweden: Women in the 1920s

In 1902 the National Association for Women’s Suffrage was founded. In 1906 the suggestion of women’s suffrage was voted down in parliament again. In 1909, the right to vote in municipal elections was extended to include also married women. The same year, women were granted eligibility to municipal councils, and in the following 1910–11 municipal elections, forty women were elected […]

UNIT 1: MISS JULIE: The 1920s case

The changing role of women in the 1920s The changing role of women was a result of the work they did during the war. The number of working women increased by 25 percent. In 1920, all women were given the right to vote. ‘Flappers’ smoked in public, danced the new dances, and were sexually liberated. […]

Oscars do Passado

Não há melhor momento para revisitar algumas lembranças mais memoráveis do Oscar. Pantages Theatre em Hollywood Boulevard, momentos antes da 30th Cerimonia em 26 de Marco de 1958. Audrey Hepburn, 1954 Audrey Hepburn ganhou o prêmio de melhor atriz em 1954 pela comédia romântica Roman Holiday. O filme também ganhou o prêmio de Melhor Figurino e […]

2016 em Filme

         O ano de 2016 foi um ano cheio de surpresas, Brexit em Junho, Trump eleito em Novembro e atentados terroristas, provando que realmente o inesperado pode acontecer.  Enquanto no mundo econômico, político e social o inesperado é sinonimo de alarme e incertezas, no mundo cinema é o exatamente o fator que o […]

“My great hero is Billie Holiday.”

HAPPY 100th BIRTHDAY, Billie Holiday!!!!!  april 7, 1915 – july 17, 1959 // “no two people on earth are alike, and it’s got to be that way in music or it isn’t music.” “Behind me, Billie was on her last song. I picked up the refrain, humming a few bars. Her voice sounded different to […]