As part of the Boston Calling Music Festival in 2018, Natalie Portman curated a special festival of films at the Brattle Theatre. Her program, “The Female Gaze,” ran from May 22-24, 2018 and featured films with similar themes told from the perspective of either a male or female director. The following are her notes on the program in general and the specific films that she chose.
Tag: The Diary of a Teenage Girl
I saw THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL, directed by Marielle Heller, in New York last March after splitting a bottle of wine with a friend. I’m disclosing this to justify my poor recall, but I wanted to write about DIARY anyway because watching it was a special experience, joyful and weird, substantive and fun. I loved the film immediately and I want to figure out why.