Dina Amer takes us on a transformative experience in “You Resemble Me,” now playing in select theaters

I was very fortunate to interview “recovering journalist” and producer (“The Square”) Dina Amer about her feature directorial debut “You Resemble Me,” inspired by a story she first got wrong. The story is about a Muslim woman in France named Hasna who got mixed up […]

Trailer release for Sarah Polley’s “Women Talking” also includes a featurette and new stills!

Cinema Femme will soon have festival coverage of Sarah Polley’s “Women Talking” at the Chicago International Film festival with an interview and a review. In the meantime, we are ecstatic to share the film’s trailer, featurette and new stills. The film opens nationwide this December. […]

Our top 10 recommended films to see at The 58th Chicago International Film Festival! (10/12 – 10/23)

Cinema Femme is based out of Chicago, and every year we make sure to promote our top recommendations for The Chicago International Film Festival. We’ve featured interviews with female and non-binary filmmakers in past years of the festival. Our list below is based on our […]

“So the privilege of being women filmmakers also comes with a heavy burden.” – Michelle Yeoh accepts the TIFF 2022 Share Her Journey Groundbreaker Award

“As women, we are privileged to work in one of the most open-minded and forward-thinking industries, yet women are still glaringly underrepresented in the top levels of our industry,” she said. “So the privilege of being women filmmakers also comes with a heavy burden. In […]

Cinema Femme interview with “The Novice” star Isabelle Fuhrman and director Lauren Hadaway

Cinema Femme “The Novice” interview with star Isabelle Fuhrman and director Lauren Hadaway “The Novice” comes to digital and theaters Friday, December 17th! Moderated by Cinema Femme managing editor Rebecca Martin Isabelle Fuhrman (“Orphan”) plays Alex Dall, a queer college freshman who joins her university’s […]

Mariem Pérez Riera on her inspiring documentary about the first Latina EGOT winner, “Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It”

“Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It” is the latest documentary from filmmaker Mariem Pérez Riera (“Lovesickness”, “Croatto”, “la huella de un emigrante”). The film uses clips from Rita Moreno’s acting career, combined with intimate interviews and stop-motion animation to tell […]