Dawn Porter captures an awe-inspiring legacy in “John Lewis: Good Trouble”

Black Lives Matter. There is a man named John Lewis, who has fought for that for over 60 years, and is still fighting for that in a way that creates … Continue reading Dawn Porter captures an awe-inspiring legacy in “John Lewis: Good Trouble”

Introducing Kyra Jones, Filmmaker, Artist, and Co-Founder of BLACK IN FILM

We are so excited to introduce you to Kyra Jones, a queer Black filmmaker and multidisciplinary artist based in Chicago, IL. Kyra received her degree in Theatre and Gender Studies … Continue reading Introducing Kyra Jones, Filmmaker, Artist, and Co-Founder of BLACK IN FILM

Australian filmmaker Shannon Murphy’s “Babyteeth” washes over you with exuberant music, love and beauty

At the end of “Babyteeth”, and this does not spoil the film at all, you are on a beach staring at the ocean waves. You’re on the beach rather than … Continue reading Australian filmmaker Shannon Murphy’s “Babyteeth” washes over you with exuberant music, love and beauty

Directors Anna Koch and Julia Lemke celebrate cowgirls in ‘Glitter & Dust’

KRAKOW 2020 “It’s en vogue to be a cowgirl right now” by Marta Bałaga 05/06/2020 – We talked to Anna Koch and Julia Lemke, the directors of the Krakow title Glitter & Dust, only to … Continue reading Directors Anna Koch and Julia Lemke celebrate cowgirls in ‘Glitter & Dust’

Her Effortless Brilliance: A celebration of Lynn Shelton through film and music to air tonight on YouTube

PRESENTERS TO INCLUDE EMILY BLUNT, KAITLYN DEVER, ROSEMARIE DEWITT, THE DUPLASS BROTHERS, JOSHUA LEONARD AND REESE WITHERSPOON AMONG OTHERS FEATURING MUSICAL PERFORMANCES FROM MARC MARON, DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE’S BEN GIBBARD, … Continue reading Her Effortless Brilliance: A celebration of Lynn Shelton through film and music to air tonight on YouTube

Mounia Meddour • Director of ‘Papicha’

Today we share our media partner Cineuropa’s feature with filmmaker Mounia Meddour about her film “Papicha”. The interview took place during the Cannes Film Festival in 2019. The film is … Continue reading Mounia Meddour • Director of ‘Papicha’

Tamar-kali bewitches us with her magical score for “Shirley”

There was no doubt that this wasn’t tokenization. I thought that was so important because- I mean nothing is perfect, a lot of stuff is flawed, that’s humanity. But you … Continue reading Tamar-kali bewitches us with her magical score for “Shirley”

Sabrina Doyle shows the beauty of embracing change through ‘Lorelei’

Before we got into speaking about her film “Lorelei”, director Sabrina Doyle and I couldn’t help talking about the trying times we are in, and how difficult it is for … Continue reading Sabrina Doyle shows the beauty of embracing change through ‘Lorelei’

Filmmaker Amy Goldstein Defies Stereotypes With ‘Kate Nash: Underestimate the Girl’

Going into this film, I only knew Kate Nash from “GLOW”, and a couple of her songs from the early 2000s. After watching “Kate Nash: Underestimate the Girl,” directed by … Continue reading Filmmaker Amy Goldstein Defies Stereotypes With ‘Kate Nash: Underestimate the Girl’

Pausing Production to Create Hope in a Pandemic

In light of the pandemic crisis we’re in, we are supporting organizations that support womxn in film during these difficult times. Mezcla Media Collective is an organization that supports over … Continue reading Pausing Production to Create Hope in a Pandemic

Italy’s Valentina Pedicini talks about ‘Faith’ and isolation

We had the chance to chat with the Apulia-born director Valentina Pedicini, who talked through the making of her successful documentary “Faith”, produced by Donatella Palermo for Stemal Entertainment and … Continue reading Italy’s Valentina Pedicini talks about ‘Faith’ and isolation

Lynn Chen flips the gender perspective in her directorial debut “I Will Make You Mine”

Imagine that you are listening to a record. It’s a good tune, one that you really savored during a particular time in your life. Then you return to the song. … Continue reading Lynn Chen flips the gender perspective in her directorial debut “I Will Make You Mine”