Author Archives for Moira Jean Sullivan

Moira Jean Sullivan

About Moira Jean Sullivan

Moira teaches cinema studies and feminist film and theory at City College of San Francisco. She is one of the world’s experts on the work of Maya Deren.

Review of Asif Kapadia’s Amy

August 18, 2015 6:48 pm Published by Comments Off on Review of Asif Kapadia’s Amy

Review by Moira Sullivan Developmental Editing by Alexandra Hidalgo Copy Editing and Posting by Katie Grimes Amy (2015). United States, 128 minutes. Directed by Asif... View Article


Review of Kimberly Peirce’s Carrie

December 19, 2013 6:21 pm Published by Comments Off on Review of Kimberly Peirce’s Carrie

A remake can be a welcome addition and Peirce’s film is just that. The cinematography, mise-en-scène, art direction, and character development are modernized, making the film accessible to today’s youth, particularly the reality of cyberbullying.


Interview with Kimberly Peirce, director of Carrie

December 19, 2013 6:20 pm Published by Comments Off on Interview with Kimberly Peirce, director of Carrie

I am a daughter in a mother/daughter relationship, I have been in the girls’ locker room when the girls are acting mean and they have a particular way of doing that. I also, at the same time as you, look at how I present my gender and live. I am a tomboy.


Interview with Sini Anderson, director of The Punk Singer

December 17, 2013 3:11 pm Published by Comments Off on Interview with Sini Anderson, director of The Punk Singer

Kathleen was really the strongest voice in the beginning of Third Wave feminism in [Riot Grrrl]. And really daring to be outspoken enough to say, “All women to the front.” That hadn’t been done before.