Cinema Femme’s 225 Essential Films to see directed by women and non-binary people: Part Two (1982 – 2004) The emergence and discovery of indie gems during the pandemic

The list has been generated by Cinema Femme contributors, and the titles are listed chronologically on our Letterboxd HQ account. Here we highlight some of these films, breaking them down by theme. Today we feature Part Two, highlighting independent films directed by women and non-binary […]

Cinema Femme’s 225 Essential Films to see directed by women and non-binary people: Part One (1906 – 1972) “The Silent Era”, “The Experimental”, and “The Early Auteurs (Agnès Varda, Ida Lupino, and Elaine May)”

The list has been generated by Cinema Femme contributors, and the titles are listed chronologically on our Letterboxd HQ account, here we highlight some of these films breaking them down by theme. Today we feature Part One, highlighting films from 1906 – 1972 titled “The […]

Abigail Fuller’s latest doc “Shepherd’s Song” embraces visual cinematic approaches to non-narrative storytelling

Filmmaker Abigail Fuller (“Chef’s Table”, “Do You Dream in Color?”) was the recipient of the 2019 The North Face’s Move Mountains Film Makers Grant that empowered her to hire female department heads in her newest documentary, “Shepherd’s Song”. This female-backed film focuses on Jenya, a […]

“So the privilege of being women filmmakers also comes with a heavy burden.” – Michelle Yeoh accepts the TIFF 2022 Share Her Journey Groundbreaker Award

“As women, we are privileged to work in one of the most open-minded and forward-thinking industries, yet women are still glaringly underrepresented in the top levels of our industry,” she said. “So the privilege of being women filmmakers also comes with a heavy burden. In […]

Sneak peak at Sarah Polley’s “Women Talking”, coming to theaters this December!

Screenplay by Sarah Polley Directed by Sarah Polley Based upon the book by Miriam Toews Starring Rooney Mara, Claire Foy, Jessie Buckley, Judith Ivey, with Ben Whishaw and Frances McDormand  WOMEN TALKING will World Premiere at the Telluride Film Festival this Friday, September 2nd, with a special […]

Watch trailer for SHE SAID, coming to theaters this November, starring Carey Mulligan and Zoe Kazan

She Said – Only in Theaters November 18Official Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | TikTok | #SheSaid  Two-time Academy Award® nominee Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman, An Education) and Zoe Kazan (The Plot Against America limited series, The Big Sick) star as New York Times reporters Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor, who together broke one of the most important stories […]

At Cannes, the Swedish Film Institute shares the results of its gender equality strategies, unveils brand-new report “406 Days – It’s About Time”

On 21 May, the Main Stage of Cannes’ Marché du Film (17-25 May) hosted a special event organized by the Swedish Film Institute. As many European and international industry stakeholders already know, the goal of gender equality permeates everything that is done at the Nordic […]