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Reel Equality

Equation’s award-winning Reel Equality Film Club shows great movies that tell women-centred stories and challenge gender stereotypes. Join our campaign for better representation of women on screen and sign up to our newsletter below to hear about the next screening.

About our film programme

We choose a wide range of entertaining films that tell women’s stories and do not stereotype or objectify women. We aim to represent the diversity of human experience and avoid films that further prejudice of any kind. Films are open to interpretation, so we cannot guarantee that everyone will find our film choices unproblematic or feminist from every angle. We always welcome constructive feedback.

Events

Rafiki
Friday 19th July 2019
Lady Macbeth
October 31st 2018
The Diary of a Teenage Girl
August 29th 2018
The Divine Order
September 24th 2018
Mamma Mia 2
July 20th 2018
Battle of the Sexes
June 22nd 2018
Zootropolis: Free Family Screening
March 24th 2018
Moana: Free Family Screening
October 24th 2017
Julieta
July 13th 2017

 


Sexism in the film industry

The film industry grossly under-represents women by creating too many movies that focus on men and side-line women from the plot. When female characters are present, too often they are written as limiting stereotypes. This sexist imbalance stifles women’s stories and reinforces damaging beliefs about the lesser value of women.

We’ve done the research about gender inequality in film so you don’t have to.

Learn more