ChiFilmFest 2022: Interview with Mercedes Kane about her doc “Art and Pep” that elevates the Chicago LGBTQIA+ community

Buy your tickets: https://www.chicagofilmfestival.com/film/art-and-pep/ Cinema Femme kicks off its 2022 ChiFilmFest coverage by speaking with filmmaker Mercedes Kane about her doc “Art and Pep”. We talked about why this film is so important, especially now as our government has been stripping away some of our […]

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 […]

A Look Back: Luchina Fisher’s “Mama Gloria” brings a hopeful outlook to the young trans community

For Women’s History Month and Trans Visibility Day approaching on March 31, we bring back our interview from the Chicago International Film Festival in October 2020. We are proud to support “Mama Gloria” – an intimate profile of Chicago’s trailblazing Black transgender icon and activist […]

“Relative” Q&A with Wendy Robie (“Twin Peaks”), Clare Cooney, Emily Lape, Melissa DuPrey, Elizabeth Stam, and Olivia Aquilina !

Screening at Music Box Theater on 6/8 at 7 PM, get your tickets here. Interview conducted in February 27, 2022. Cinema Femme Q&A with Wendy Robie (“Twin Peaks”), Clare Cooney (“Runner”, “Pick Up”), Emily Lape (“Mercy’s Girl”), Melissa DuPrey (“Grey’s Anatomy”), Elizabeth Stam (“Bleed American”), […]

Cinema Femme presents our April Showcase Main Competition Short Film Block 

Cinema Femme presents our April ShowcaseMain Competition Short Film Block DOUKOTHER PEOPLEFLETCHERHUES AND HIDDEN KINGSA filmmaker behind one of the four selected films for this month’s showcase will be awarded a six-month mentorship with with award-winning Italian filmmaker Cecilia Albertini (“Labor”, “Francis Ford Coppola’s Live Cinema”).  The festival emphasizes the […]