“With Viola Davis it is impossible to have the Impostor Syndrome”: ‘The King Woman’, fascinating in front of and behind the cameras

A film directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood about the Amazons of the Kingdom of Dahomey that hits theaters this Friday, November 25 and already smells like an Oscar. A couple of months ago it arrived at the theaters on the other side of the pond and it is already rumored that Viola Davis (57) could make … Read more

“As a woman of character and faith”

1Si the work of making visible the forgotten women of history and literature began a few decades ago in academic studies, these last years have given impetus to this momentum of rehabilitation also in works accessible to the curious and to the general public1. The biography of Marguerite de Navarre published by Patricia Eichel-Lojkine in … Read more

Who was really Santa Chiara? Director Nicchiarelli sheds light on the power of a symbolic woman

Saint Clare is a very modern female model that speaks of an immense inner strength capable of giving substance to dreams. You represent the radical figure who, in a very rigid medieval society, does not hesitate to leave everything behind for the sake of an ideal, in this case the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Thus … Read more

Mother Maddalena Morano bold woman in the announcement • Institute of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians


Rome Italy). On November 15, 2022, the liturgical memorial of the Blessed Mother Maddalena Morano (1847-1908), Piedmontese Daughter of Mary Help of Christians who knew how to inculturate herself in Sicily to proclaim the Gospel of Christ and spread the Salesian spirituality breathed in Mornese, Nizza Monferrato and Valdocco, in the relationship with Don Bosco … Read more

Richard Gere: «Il successo di Pretty Woman mi colse di sorpresa»


Si è appena conclusa con successo la 19esima edizione del Magna Graecia Film Festival (ideato e diretto da Gianvito Casadonte), che ha portato in Calabria (per la precisione a Catanzaro) tanti film, documentari e personaggi italiani e internazionali. Tra le star più attese Richard Gere, che ha incontrato la stampa (sia in presenza che via … Read more

Kasia Smutniak: “A premier woman? Yes, if she is inclusive”


Qhen we meet it is one of those days that forcefully anticipate the sensations of autumn: Kasia Smutniak shows up with an herbal tea in her handthe casual weekend look in his country house outside Rome, the natural face and the long brown hair worn loose on the shoulders. Different from the blond foliage, and … Read more

This woman attends the funerals of strangers who have no family or friends to pay their respects


For most of us, cemeteries are places that can appear scary or sad. But they are also places full of spirituality that are mysterious and schemers. This 55-year-old woman has made it her passion, going so far as to attend burials of strangers who have no relatives. Jeane Trend-Hill is a English originally from Islington … Read more

Saint Teresa: woman, wanderer, restless, doctor of the Church…


Each October 15th remembered in the Church Saint Teresa of Jesus (1515-1582), Carmelite nun, reformer of her order, founder of 16 convents, writer, mystic, teacher of prayer. In 1970, Paul VI, recognizes her as the first woman, Doctor of the Church. This title is very important because it has only been awarded to 4 women … Read more

In Benin, “The Woman King”, an ode to female empowerment, seduces despite some criticism


A troop of warriors led by General Nanisca, excellently played by Violas Davis, has just emerged from the bushes. In the ensuing fight against Mahi village men reluctant to rule the Kingdom of Dahomey, allied with the enemy state of Oyo, Izogie (Lashana Lynch), one of them gains the upper hand over her vis -notice. … Read more