Finding Her Voice
Episode 1

Finding Her Voice: Episode One-Advantageous

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  1. involving or creating favorable circumstances that increase the chances of success or effectiveness; beneficial.

"In a near-future city where soaring opulence overshadows economic hardship, Gwen and her daughter Jules do all they can to hold on to their joy together, despite the instability surfacing in their world."

Advantageous was one of Allyson's favorite films of 2015. Chilling, evocative and shockingly timely about it's discussion of gender roles and motherhood, director Jennifer Phang created a beautiful and haunting film that will stick in the back of your head long after seeing. Still on Netflix and 100% worth the watch, Allyson, Gaby and Alana talk about it's themes, why it related to them as women and why the low-fi effects ended up adding to its overall appeal. 

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