Princess Leia and women in movies

Princess Leia and women in movies

Women’s roles have evolved a lot in the hundred-plus years of cinema. But maybe not as much as you’d think. This is technically part 2 of our Star Wars: A New Hope review, but we give an extended overview of the portrayal of women in film, and then decide how Princess Leia fits into it. Plus Jake talks about how he handles the feminism of Star Wars with his young girls.

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About The Authors

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Nathan Alberson is co-founder and creative director of Warhorn Media. He produces and appears on many podcasts—including The Bookening, Sound of Sanity, Sanity at the Movies, Then Comes What, and The Ville. He is married to the incandescent Meredith.

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Jake is the CEO of Warhorn Media and the discipleship pastor of Clearnote Church. He also teaches at Clearnote Pastors College.

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