June 19, 2014 Marina Galperina

Directed by Syrian-born Riad Sattouf, Jacky in the Kingdom of Women is a Cinderella story like no other. The kingdom is ruled by a female tyrant and policed by female soldiers while the men are viciously repressed. It’s “part North Korea, part tribal Afghanistan” with the genders reversed. Enter Jacky, the prettiest boy in the village. He’s in love […]

Read More…