Ep 30: Film Criticism – Disability Visibility Project

Posted July 29, 2018 by Alice Wong Podcast

Ep 30: Film Criticism

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Today’s episode is about film criticism with two disabled film critics, Kristen Lopez and Angelo Muredda. Kristen and Angelo discuss how they became film critics, the challenges of being a disabled film critic, and why film criticism is so slow to change when it comes to inclusion of disabled people in the profession. They also discuss problematic disabled narratives and accessibility at film festivals and movie theaters.

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Related Links

Actiview. (April 18, 2018). Fighting for the Right to Accessibility. Medium.com

Anderson, Tre’vell. (July 16, 2018). ‘There’s room for everyone’: 14 film critics on making media more inclusive. LA Times.

Angelo Muredda’s profile on Letterboxd.

Carter-Long, Lawrence. (February 27, 2019). Where Have You Gone, Stephen Dwoskin? On Disability Film. Film Quarterly.

Jordan Harris, Scott. (March 7, 2014). Able-bodied actors and disability drag: Why disabled roles are only for disabled performers. RogerEbert.com

Lopez, Kristen. (March 28, 2018). Disability theater access in 2018. RogerEbert.com

Lopez, Kristen. (June 30, 2018). Disabled critics need to be included in the film critic diversity campaign. Culturess.com

Lopez, Kristen. (July 8, [...]

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