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 […]

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 […]

April Showcase Phenomenal Womxn Award recipient Anna Fredrikke Bjerke breaks through the male gaze with her cinematic lens

The Cinema Femme Phenomenal Womxn Award is given to a filmmaker who embodies the spirit of Cinema Femme, which is exemplified by womxn supporting womxn in the industry. The recipient has a positive and unique approach to filmmaking, and is also recognized for displaying a […]

“Withdrawals” director Jorja Hudson and producer Kelly Stier talk mental health, comedy, and creating on screen magic

When “Bridesmaids” came to the screen in 2011, I was floored by its all-women ensemble. I had not seen a female comedy like that before in that way, and I wanted to see more of it. When I watched “Withdrawals” for the first time, I […]

Interview with filmmaker Katrine Weber (“A Morning, A Mother & A Boy”) – Phenomenal Womxn Award Recipient

The Cinema Femme Phenomenal Woman Award: This award is given to the filmmaker who embodies the spirit of Cinema Femme, which is exemplified by womxn supporting womxn in the industry. The recipient has a positive and unique approach to filmmaking, and is also recognized for […]

Cinema Femme presents our April Showcase Main Competition Short Film Block 

Cinema Femme presents our April ShowcaseMain Competition Short Film Block DOUKOTHER PEOPLEFLETCHERHUES AND HIDDEN KINGSA filmmaker behind one of the four selected films for this month’s showcase will be awarded a six-month mentorship with with award-winning Italian filmmaker Cecilia Albertini (“Labor”, “Francis Ford Coppola’s Live Cinema”).  The festival emphasizes the […]

A conversation between “Jen, 28” creator/star Jessica Sharples and “TAPE” actor/producer Annarosa Mudd

Along with the short “Jen, 28” streaming now, join us for a 30-minute discussion between “Jen, 28” star and story creator Jessica Sharples and actor and producer Annarosa Mudd (“TAPE”) tomorrow on 4/15 at 8 PM EST. *This is a free event, but we are accepting […]