The Oppression of the Feminine in ‘The Passion of Joan of Arc’

Joan looks upwards, childlike expression.

This is the third 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 and feminist masterpiece. Please subscribe for further updates and insights.

In the last post in this series, we looked at gender stereotyping and how gender roles are used…