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’

Filmmaker Jaclyn Bethany breaks through with Emmy nominated series ‘The Rehearsal’, ‘Indigo Valley’, and more

There is no shortage of ideas, talent, and direction when it comes to Jaclyn Bethany. After initially pursuing theater, she was inspired to take the leap into filmmaking when she … Continue reading Filmmaker Jaclyn Bethany breaks through with Emmy nominated series ‘The Rehearsal’, ‘Indigo Valley’, and more

Alexandra Serio’s horror short ‘Tingle Monsters’ shines a light on violence against women on the internet

Horror is not my genre of choice, but when I see that a female identifying filmmaker is behind the lens, my interest is peaked. Especially if the genre is used … Continue reading Alexandra Serio’s horror short ‘Tingle Monsters’ shines a light on violence against women on the internet

Italy’s Valentina Pedicini talks about ‘Faith’ and isolation

We had the chance to chat with the Apulia-born director Valentina Pedicini, who talked through the making of her successful documentary “Faith”, produced by Donatella Palermo for Stemal Entertainment and … Continue reading Italy’s Valentina Pedicini talks about ‘Faith’ and isolation