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International Women’s Day: Storytellers

The immensity of the world is humbling, and the amount of women on this planet is empowering. What’s amazing about this world is that we are always evolving, and it’s exciting! With this evolvement, we see changes in ourselves and in our world. Personally, I’d like to think that the changes in my life stem

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Cinema Femme Holiday Gift Guide

Happy holidays from the staff at Cinema Femme magazine! If you’re still looking for gift ideas for the film aficionados, women in film, or just awesome people in your life, here are some of our favorite gifts. 1. Strong Female Lead Tee by x realm 2. A24 x Joya Genre Candles 3. Bucket List

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Coming Soon | January 2019 New Year Issue | Black Panther Edition

Our above preview video features some of our personal essays, as well as career highlights of our interviewees. The “New Year Issue: Black Panther Edition” will be available January 15, 2019. Stay tuned! In the New Year issue, we feature passionate personal essays by Liverpool writer and playwright Marjorie H. Morgan, Chicago-based writer Amy Wasney,

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Reason for the Cinema Femme Movement

Statistics about Female Film Critics  A September 2018 report from Dr. Stacy L. Smith and the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative (and conducted with Time’s Up Entertainment) used reviews of 300 top-grossing films from 2015–2017 posted on Rotten Tomatoes to assess gender and race/ethnicity of critics, including how this varies by film distributor and publication outlet. Only

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10 of Rebecca’s Favorite Films

One of the raffle prizes at our launch party with be Cinema Femme founder Rebecca Martin’s personal collection of Criterion Collection films. Here, Rebecca writes about what each film means to her. Raffle prize #5: Founder of Cinema Femme Rebecca Martin’s personal collection of @criterioncollection movies, including “The Virgin Suicides”! “The Criterion Collection looks at

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Cinema Femme Launch Party

Our launch party at this Music Box Theatre is this Thursday! We will have raffle prizes from… #1: Revolution Brewing Company Cheers to the weekend! One of our awesome raffle prizes at our launch party will be from @revbrewchicago. 🍺👊🎉 #2: Music Box Theatre We’ll be having raffle prizes from @musicboxchicago at the launch, including

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