Gender Oppression in ‘The Passion of Joan of Arc’

Joan looks down despairingly.

This is the second article in an ongoing exploration of ‘The Passion of Joan of Arc’ (Dir. Carl Th. Dreyer, 1928), as I prepare to compose a new score for this incredible silent classic. Please subscribe for further updates and insights.

In my first article in this series, I shared my belief that ‘The Passion of Joan of Arc’, with its omission of certain historical information…