HollyShorts 2023: Speaking with Rachel Annette Helson about her short “Good Daughter,” starring Samantha Sloyan

Cinema Femme had the opportunity to speak with filmmaker Rachel Annette Helson about her short “Good Daughter,” that will have its World Premiere at HollyShorts Film Festival on Saturday, August 12th at 7:30pm at the TCL Chinese Theatres as part of the Primetime Block. The short is […]

Palm Springs Shortfest 2023: Noam Argov talks about her mother/daughter drama short “SULAM” (“The Ladder”)

See “SULAM” (“The Ladder”) at 2:30 PM PST on 6/24, reserve your spot! Filmmaker Noam Argov will be in attendance! Rebecca Martin Fagerholm, Managing Editor, spoke with Cinema Femme Short Film Fest 2023 Breaking Down Walls Mentor Recipient Noam Argov about her short “SULAM” (“The Ladder”). […]

NYFF 2022: Filmmaker Elisabeth Subrin Spotlights “Last Tango in Paris” actress Maria Schneider in Her Experimental Short “MARIA SCHNEIDER, 1983”

When 19-year-old actress Maria Schneider agreed to perform the leading role in Bernardo Bertolucci’s 1972 film, “Last Tango in Paris”, there was no rape scene in the original script. The actress told The Daily Mail in 2007 that the particularly brutal scene was added last-minute […]

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 […]