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Short film winners with political sting

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NORWEGIAN SHORT FILM: Many of the films at this year's digital short film festival in Grimstad dealt with current political topics.

From dystopia to feminist utopia

Laurie Penny: Bitch Doctrine: Essays for Dissenting Adults

: Bitch Doctrine: Essays for Dissenting Adults describes our dystopian world where the women's struggle is more important than ever. Penny's book hits my feminist vein after I recently experienced a life change. 

Call me by my (other) name

: Our new permanent columnist, philosopher and curator Paul B. Preciado, describes the political and social construction associated with gender identity, and the right to define who one is.

Gender without discretion

Knut Kolnar: The male animal – Desire in modern film

: A terrifying example of how bad it can go when you use a fashionable academic theory as a map, and try to adapt the terrain to it.