A Conversation Between Cinema Femme Founder Rebecca Martin and Film Critic Pamela Powell

I met film critic Pamela Powell through Twitter. She had taken a video of actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw’s Q&A after the screening of her film “Fast Color” (directed by Julia Hart) at the Chicago Critics Film Festival. Her praise for Gugu drew me to her as a critic. I retweeted her post, and the rest is

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A Conversation Between Cinema Femme Founder Rebecca Martin and Filmmaker Laura Moss

I had the pleasure of interviewing Laura Moss, NYC-based filmmaker. I met Laura last year at the Chicago Critics Film Festival, where I saw her short film “Fry Day.” I was immediately drawn to her as a female filmmaker and her unique filmmaking style of beauty in the horror genre. I wanted to interview Laura

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American Animals

By Stephanie Dykes The question of who might be trustworthy is a constant point of contention in Bart Layton’s vision in the 2018 film “American Animals.” Can we trust the characters? Can we trust the real people involved in the real situation? Can we even trust ourselves as viewers? Layton creates a world mimicking that

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10 of Rebecca’s Favorite Films

One of the raffle prizes at our launch party with be Cinema Femme founder Rebecca Martin’s personal collection of Criterion Collection films. Here, Rebecca writes about what each film means to her. Raffle prize #5: Founder of Cinema Femme Rebecca Martin’s personal collection of @criterioncollection movies, including “The Virgin Suicides”! “The Criterion Collection looks at

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Cinema Femme Launch Party

Our launch party at this Music Box Theatre is this Thursday! We will have raffle prizes from… #1: Revolution Brewing Company Cheers to the weekend! One of our awesome raffle prizes at our launch party will be from @revbrewchicago. 🍺👊🎉 #2: Music Box Theatre We’ll be having raffle prizes from @musicboxchicago at the launch, including

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Cinema Femme Inaugural Issue — Editor’s Letter

Welcome to the inaugural issue of Cinema Femme magazine, the voice of the female film experience! Cinema Femme is a digital magazine that voices the female film experience through personal essays and interviews, accompanied by illustration and design. But we’re more than a magazine — we are a movement. Our movement’s mission is to support and contribute to an increase in

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Calling all writers! | “Black Panther” Issue

DEADLINE: 10/31/18 We’ve wrapped up our inaugural issue on “The Virgin Suicides,” launching November 12, 2018. Currently accepting submissions for Issue 2, “Black Panther” issue, launching digitally in December. If you’re a female or identify as a female, and are passionate about film, Cinema Femme would love to have you contribute Personal Essay Guidelines: 1,000

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Inaugural Issue interviews

Inaugural Issue (launching 11/12/18) interviews film critic Pamela Powell and filmmaker Laura Moss. Learn about their personal female film experiences in the upcoming digital issue, launching November 12, 2018. Pamela Powell is a member of the Chicago Film Critics Association, the Broadcast Film Critics Association, the Women Film Critics Circle and Rotten Tomatoes. She attends film

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