In writing this update, there is a compulsion to write about the times we’re living through together. This would not be unusual for us, this newsletter often works to connect present moments to the past through materials posted in the Rise Up Archive. At the same time, there is something that feels too strange, too […]
Month: March 2020
New to the Rise Up! Archive
We’ve just posted a new article on the website that addresses the critical history of Studio D, Canada’s groundbreaking feminist film-production unit. Read: “The Impact of Studio D – how it changed the place of women in film in Canada.” In addition to the new feature article, we have added a number of new films to the website […]
The Impact of Studio D – how it changed the place of women in film in Canada
The creation of Studio D has been attributed to ongoing lobbying for a women’s studio at the National Film Board (NFB),
Gene Editing: Then and Now…
With the advent of CRISPR—a new, relatively simple-to-use gene-editing technology—it seemed like only a matter of time before the births of the first genetically edited children.
If I can’t dance…
“If I can’t dance, I don’t want to be part of your revolution” – Emma Goldman
International Women’s Day Buttons
International Women’s Day is almost here and we need your help!