The film meticulously details the day-to-day life of a widow and her son.
This year, with shrinking audiences and pandemic restrictions, there was a bitter irony in the fact women won more Oscars, across new and highly visible categories, than ever before.
Relying on familiar stereotypes and images can make us miss this critical opportunity to reshape the ways in which Asian women are viewed as individuals and artists.
Portrait of a Lady on Fire plays with cinematic conventions and anticipation of lesbian sex on film. Director Céline Sciamma offers a sophisticated take that is both explicit and elusive.
More women on corporate boards means more opportunities for women, and better performances by businesses.
The first woman ever nominated for a Best Director Award - more than 40 years ago - Lina Wertmüller has just been honoured by the academy. She is known for her hilariously irreverent films.