Derya Özkan and Deborah Hardt presented their research at the “Female Agency and Subjectivity in Film and Television” conference organized by the Film and Television Department of Istanbul Bilgi University on April 11-13, 2019. Their talk was titled "Something in the Water? The Netflix Effect. Representation of Females in the Age of Streaming".
The conference addressed new configurations of female agency and subjectivity in film, television, and on streaming platforms, to explore their aesthetic, theoretical and ideological implications, and to re-visit the image of strong females both in the narrative structures of moving images and in the cinema and television industry.