A Conversation Between Cinema Femme Founder Rebecca Martin and Filmmaker Tiffany Addison

FROM ACTOR TO FILMMAKER ADDISON: I have been in the industry for quite some time, I would say literally over sixteen or seventeen years. I’ve made a lot of headway … Continue reading A Conversation Between Cinema Femme Founder Rebecca Martin and Filmmaker Tiffany Addison

A Conversation Between Cinema Femme Founder Rebecca Martin and Filmmaker/Actor Clare Cooney

I first heard about filmmaker and actor Clare Cooney after her buzzworthy short film “Runner” (2017) showed at the Chicago Critics Film Festival in 2018. A few months later, I … Continue reading A Conversation Between Cinema Femme Founder Rebecca Martin and Filmmaker/Actor Clare Cooney

Filmmaker Michal Aviad Talks with Pamela Powell About Her Film “Working Woman”

Michal Aviad’s newest film, “Working Woman,” premiered at TIFF and recently screened at the Chicago International Film Festival. “Working Woman” (2018) tells a remarkably timely tale of sexual harassment in … Continue reading Filmmaker Michal Aviad Talks with Pamela Powell About Her Film “Working Woman”

A Conversation Between Cinema Femme Magazine Founder Rebecca Martin and Film Critic Carla Renata

GROWING UP CARLA RENATA: My father was in the military, so we traveled quite a bit. My love of film was fostered by my mom. On Sundays, my brother and … Continue reading A Conversation Between Cinema Femme Magazine Founder Rebecca Martin and Film Critic Carla Renata

Third World as We Do Not Know It—Why We Need More Black Panthers That Defy White Patriarchy

When I first started my international film criticism career, I never thought anyone would be interested in what a twenty-something Egyptian feminist woman had to say. I was not Western, … Continue reading Third World as We Do Not Know It—Why We Need More Black Panthers That Defy White Patriarchy

Cinema Femme New Year Issue — Editor’s Letter

Welcome to Cinema Femme’s New Year Issue, “Black Panther” Edition! Back in 2016, I got the chance to hear Ryan Coogler speak at UChicago about his films “Fruitvale Station” (2013) … Continue reading Cinema Femme New Year Issue — Editor’s Letter