Women’s Trauma Reverberates at the Cinema This Fall

I’ve been thinking about the portrayal of women’s trauma onscreen this fall. It started back at the Toronto International Film Festival with “The Woman King,” directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood and “Women Talking,” written and directed by Sarah Polley. I saw those movies back-to-back on a September morning. I went from seeing a woman who took...

Women’s Trauma Reverberates at the Cinema This Fall

I’ve been thinking about the portrayal of women’s trauma onscreen this fall. It started back at the Toronto International Film Festival with “The Woman King,” directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood and “Women Talking,” written and directed by Sarah Polley. I saw those movies back-to-back on a September morning. I went from seeing a woman who took...