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Jaylan Salah Salman

Jaylan Salah is a feminist film critic, translator, and author. She gained national recognition for her first short story collection "Thus Spoke La Loba" which will be published in 2017. Her writings have been published in various publications all over the world; whether in print or online like, Goethe Magazine, Guardian Liberty Voice, ZEALnyc, Al hayat and many more.

When the Male Gaze Breaks: Between ‘The Neon Demon’ and ‘Black Swan’

“In Darren Aronofsky’s ‘Black Swan’ and Nicolas Winding Refn’s ‘The Neon Demon,’ the female body is used in its most delicate and presumptuously feminine form.”