Episode 023: Rachel Pronger
Rachel is the Film Programme Coordinator at Newcastle’s Tyneside Cinema. Previously she was the Producer of Alchemy Film and Moving Arts Festival, and has also held roles at Film Hub Scotland, Edinburgh Film Festival, BFI Festivals and Picturehouse, and she is also an archive activist. Rachel co-founded a project called Invisible Women that examines how curators can address gendered absence in the archive through public exhibition and looks to reinsert women into cinematic history.
Read their manifesto here: https://www.invisible-women.co.uk/manifesto
This was succhhh a good chat, I learnt so much and Rachel is incredibly eloquent and intelligent. We talk about the Invisible Women project, particularly some of the women filmmakers that it’s helping to resurrect, programming in the age of Me Too and career pivots.