Maya Hawke, Rachel Hilson, Charlotte Hornsby, Rhianon Jones, Nicolaia Rips and Haroula Rose on Their Sublime Short Film, “As They Slept”

On the eve of Cinema Femme’s inaugural short film festival, it seemed fitting to post my feature with a team of talented and amazing womxn. I felt so honored to … Continue reading Maya Hawke, Rachel Hilson, Charlotte Hornsby, Rhianon Jones, Nicolaia Rips and Haroula Rose on Their Sublime Short Film, “As They Slept”

Elyse Steinberg, co-director of “The Fight,” focuses her lens on ACLU’s heroic humanity

Following the Women’s March in January 2017, I was witnessing a power in the collective, a power I hadn’t seen before in my lifetime. Though I didn’t have a name … Continue reading Elyse Steinberg, co-director of “The Fight,” focuses her lens on ACLU’s heroic humanity

Christina Raia subverts genre through her horror and comic shorts

During quarantine, a series of amazing cat videos have been produced once a month on Instagram by CongestedCat Productions. I encourage you all to check them out. That kind of … Continue reading Christina Raia subverts genre through her horror and comic shorts

Natalie Erika James infuses horror and a beautiful darkness in her female-led debut “Relic”

I love meeting and speaking with female filmmakers who bring a unique style to the screen, especially if it’s in a way that I’ve never seen before. Aussie based Natalie … Continue reading Natalie Erika James infuses horror and a beautiful darkness in her female-led debut “Relic”

Dawn Porter captures an awe-inspiring legacy in “John Lewis: Good Trouble”

Black Lives Matter. There is a man named John Lewis, who has fought for that for over 60 years, and is still fighting for that in a way that creates … Continue reading Dawn Porter captures an awe-inspiring legacy in “John Lewis: Good Trouble”

To Be a Free Person: Ksenia Ivanova on “Jack and Anna”

“For many years, I had to confront the cruel system in my home country that does not tolerate people with a different mindset. People judged me for my ideas as … Continue reading To Be a Free Person: Ksenia Ivanova on “Jack and Anna”

Australian filmmaker Shannon Murphy’s “Babyteeth” washes over you with exuberant music, love and beauty

At the end of “Babyteeth”, and this does not spoil the film at all, you are on a beach staring at the ocean waves. You’re on the beach rather than … Continue reading Australian filmmaker Shannon Murphy’s “Babyteeth” washes over you with exuberant music, love and beauty

Directors Anna Koch and Julia Lemke celebrate cowgirls in ‘Glitter & Dust’

KRAKOW 2020 “It’s en vogue to be a cowgirl right now” by Marta Bałaga 05/06/2020 – We talked to Anna Koch and Julia Lemke, the directors of the Krakow title Glitter & Dust, only to … Continue reading Directors Anna Koch and Julia Lemke celebrate cowgirls in ‘Glitter & Dust’

Mounia Meddour • Director of ‘Papicha’

Today we share our media partner Cineuropa’s feature with filmmaker Mounia Meddour about her film “Papicha”. The interview took place during the Cannes Film Festival in 2019. The film is … Continue reading Mounia Meddour • Director of ‘Papicha’

Tamar-kali bewitches us with her magical score for “Shirley”

There was no doubt that this wasn’t tokenization. I thought that was so important because- I mean nothing is perfect, a lot of stuff is flawed, that’s humanity. But you … Continue reading Tamar-kali bewitches us with her magical score for “Shirley”

Sabrina Doyle shows the beauty of embracing change through ‘Lorelei’

Before we got into speaking about her film “Lorelei”, director Sabrina Doyle and I couldn’t help talking about the trying times we are in, and how difficult it is for … Continue reading Sabrina Doyle shows the beauty of embracing change through ‘Lorelei’

Filmmaker Amy Goldstein Defies Stereotypes With ‘Kate Nash: Underestimate the Girl’

Going into this film, I only knew Kate Nash from “GLOW”, and a couple of her songs from the early 2000s. After watching “Kate Nash: Underestimate the Girl,” directed by … Continue reading Filmmaker Amy Goldstein Defies Stereotypes With ‘Kate Nash: Underestimate the Girl’