Author Spotlight

So Mayer

So Mayer is the author of Political Animals: The New Feminist Cinema (2015) and The Cinema of Sally Potter: A Politics of Love (2009), as well as several collections of poetry. Their BFI Film Classics monograph on Orlando is forthcoming in 2021. They are a regular contributor to Sight & Sound, Literal, and Film Quarterly; a member of London-based queer feminist film-curation collective Club des Femmes; and a cofounder of Raising Films, a campaign and community for parents and carers in the film industry.

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Working Girls: Have You Ever Heard of Surplus Value?

Lizzie Borden’s groundbreaking drama scrutinizes the gender and labor relations that structure brothel-based sex work.

By So Mayer

The Complete Films of Agnès Varda

The Heart of Documentary

Suffused with a palpable love for her subjects, Agnès Varda’s nonfiction work investigates the complex interrelations between self and community, public and private.

By So Mayer