Greta Fernández walks us through her powerhouse performance in 'A Thief's Daughter'

Greta Fernández delivers a powerhouse performance in Belén Funes’ “A Thief’s Daughter”. Her character Sara takes us through so many pieces of her life. While we follow her, we are … Continue reading Greta Fernández walks us through her powerhouse performance in 'A Thief's Daughter'

Director Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre on animal therapy, rehabilitation, and second chances

Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre has written and directed a uniquely evocative and stunning film that reassesses humanity and our need for connection seen through the lens of a hopeless and withdrawn prison inmate who participates in a horse rehabilitation training program.

Cinema Femme Voices: 'Black Panther'

Earlier this year, we chose “Black Panther” to be our film focus for our January issue (read my editor’s letter here). I chose the film because of its global impact … Continue reading Cinema Femme Voices: 'Black Panther'

Andi Morrow touches on addiction in her short film ‘Pusher’

Andi Morrow, such a genuine artistic soul. Loved our conversation, and loved her film “Pusher”. She educated me through our conversation and film about the “devastating” opioid epidemic that is … Continue reading Andi Morrow touches on addiction in her short film ‘Pusher’

Cinema Femme Voices #FemaleFilmmakerFriday

Happy Female Filmmaker Friday! This Friday, instead of featuring one filmmaker, we’d like to showcase some of our Cinema Femme voices, which are excerpts from past Cinema Femme filmmaker features. … Continue reading Cinema Femme Voices #FemaleFilmmakerFriday

See Jane Salon: Kris Rey on representation of pregnancy on film and her own journey as a mother

Recently I attended a member event of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, as part of their “See Jane Salon” series, which enables GDIGM CEO Madeline Di Nonno … Continue reading See Jane Salon: Kris Rey on representation of pregnancy on film and her own journey as a mother

Feminist filmmaker and ‘Maniac’ actor Ariel Kavoussi brings raw female characters onscreen with ‘The Poet and The Professor’ and ‘Birdshit’

I heard about Ariel Kavoussi through one of our featured filmmakers, Haroula Rose. Not directly, but through socials, I saw they did some collaborative work and had been featured on … Continue reading Feminist filmmaker and ‘Maniac’ actor Ariel Kavoussi brings raw female characters onscreen with ‘The Poet and The Professor’ and ‘Birdshit’

Transcending Gender: Chloe Baldwin on her web series ‘Like What You Like’

It was no surprise that when Chloe Baldwin met me at Chicago’s Bourgeois Pig for her Cinema Femme interview two months ago, her sandwich of choice was the Hamlet. Her … Continue reading Transcending Gender: Chloe Baldwin on her web series ‘Like What You Like’

Hilda Somarriba elevates independent cinema in the film festival market and media with ‘The Rider’ and ‘Paradise Hills’

There is power in media. A good review, a great interview, getting the right onscreen exposure makes a difference in the trajectory of a film. Hilda Somarriba understands that as … Continue reading Hilda Somarriba elevates independent cinema in the film festival market and media with ‘The Rider’ and ‘Paradise Hills’

Maura Delpero reveals the beauty of imperfect motherhood with ‘Maternal’

When I turned thirty everything changed for me. My boyfriend of three years was not ready to make the kind of commitment I desired and was definitely not ready to … Continue reading Maura Delpero reveals the beauty of imperfect motherhood with ‘Maternal’

Maria Sødahl reveals how her personal struggle with cancer gave birth to ‘Hope’

“Hope” is based upon filmmaker Maria Sødahl’s experiences as a working woman in a blended family whose life is forever changed when her cancer is no longer in remission. Over the … Continue reading Maria Sødahl reveals how her personal struggle with cancer gave birth to ‘Hope’

Rising star and third generation actor Thomasin McKenzie discusses her character in ‘Jojo Rabbit’

“Jojo Rabbit,” based on the book Caging Spies by Christine Leunens, pushes the boundaries in satirical storytelling in ways that only director Taika Watiti can do.  His bold and daring satire about … Continue reading Rising star and third generation actor Thomasin McKenzie discusses her character in ‘Jojo Rabbit’