Through Her Eyes: Visuality and the Gaze in The Descent

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by Ryan Barnett Volume 22, Issue 4 / April 2018 9:39

Ryan Barnett’s challenges Mulvey’s theory of the male gaze with Neil Marshall’s all-female “The Descent”.

Through Her Eyes: Visuality and the Gaze in The Descent

Ryan Barnett is an author and documentarian. In 2014, he received a fellowship for emerging filmmakers from the Hot Docs festival. In 2015, Ryan joined Historica Canada to work on the award-winning Heritage Minutes, subsequently moving into the role of Producer for the organization. The Raftsmen, his creative non-fiction debut, is available in bookstores everywhere, published by Firefly Books. He holds an Honours B.A. from the University of Ottawa, and Master’s Degree in Film Studies from Concordia University.

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