Sundance 2022 Interview: Alli Haapasalo, Eleonoora Kauhanen, Linnea Leino and Aamu Milonoff on Girl Picture

One of my favorite movies I’ve seen at this year’s Sundance Film Festival is easily the Finnish coming-of-age drama, “Girl Picture,” directed by Alli Haapasalo. It is an unflinchingly honest, deeply moving and often laugh-out-loud funny exploration of three young women as they attempt to […]

Sundance 2022 Video: Adamma Ebo and Adanne Ebo on their feature film debut “Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul.”

Cinema Femme had the pleasure to speak with sisters Adamma Ebo (writer and director) and Adanne Ebo (producer) about their film “Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul” that premiered at Sundance 2022. The film stars Regina Hall and Sterling K. Brown, and is part of […]

Elizabeth Rakhilkina’s horror short “New Flesh for the Old Ceremony” captures queer women onscreen in a fresh way

Watching “New Flesh for the Old Ceremony”, the Audience Award-winner for narrative shorts at this year’s Reeling Film Festival, I was pleasantly surprised that it opened with a passionate love scene. Usually that is something that is thrown in towards the middle of a romance […]

Filmmaker Hellin Kay explores the complexity of relationships in her short “Abby and Emily Go to Palm Springs”

Following The Chicago LGBTQ+ Reeling International Film Festival in October 2021, I had the pleasure of speaking with three female filmmakers behind three selections in the Revolutions of the Heart shorts program. These shorts explore lesbian love across all stages of relationships. With an emphasis […]

Polish writer/director Aleksandra Terpinska talks about her epic punk rock drama “Other People”

At Tallinn, we had the chance to sit down with Aleksandra Terpinska, writer/director of “Other People”. The Polish-French co-production, a highly original musical urban drama set in contemporary Warsaw, centers on the vicissitudes of Kamil, an alcoholic, wannabe rapper (portrayed by Jacek Beler) and Iwona […]

Cinema Femme interview with “The Novice” star Isabelle Fuhrman and director Lauren Hadaway

Cinema Femme “The Novice” interview with star Isabelle Fuhrman and director Lauren Hadaway “The Novice” comes to digital and theaters Friday, December 17th! Moderated by Cinema Femme managing editor Rebecca Martin Isabelle Fuhrman (“Orphan”) plays Alex Dall, a queer college freshman who joins her university’s […]

Lithuanian filmmaker Elena Rožukaitė talks about her short “The Old Man” that screened at The Calvert Journal Film Festival

Cinema Femme is a proud media partner of The Calvert Journal Film Festival, that ran from October 18 -31. The festival gives us a unique perspective by elevating the diverse cinematic voices from the New East through the lens of local independent filmmakers. The New […]

“Eighth Grade” Star Emily Robinson on Her Directorial Efforts “Hearsay” and “Virgin Territory”

Emily Robinson is, without question, one of the most gifted and promising talents of her generation. She earned a Young Artist Award and Young Entertainer Award, as well as a Screen Actors Guild nomination, for her work on Joey Soloway’s landmark Amazon series, “Transparent,” where she […]