A Religious Experience with Molly Hewitt’s “Holy Trinity”

I am ready to share with the world that I am a freaky queer femme sex worker domme and I am also a fucking filmmaker.  —Molly Hewitt/Glamhag June, 2019  Molly … Continue reading A Religious Experience with Molly Hewitt’s “Holy Trinity”

Ten Years Later, the World is Ready for “Booksmart”

There are two main reasons Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut “Booksmart” is getting such high praises: Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever. While the premise isn’t original, at least on the surface, … Continue reading Ten Years Later, the World is Ready for “Booksmart”

“A League of Their Own” Issue Cover Artist: Gabrielle Riscanevo

Our cover artist for Cinema Femme’s fourth issue, “A League of Their Own” edition, is Gabrielle Riscanevo. I first came across artist Gabrielle Riscanevo‘s work when she posted in the … Continue reading “A League of Their Own” Issue Cover Artist: Gabrielle Riscanevo

With “Alice,” director Josephine Mackerras explores preconceived notions of independence, motherhood, and marriage

Josephine Mackerras debuted her first feature film, “Alice,” at the 2019 SXSW Film Festival. The story depicts how Alice, a wife and mother, reacts to her husband’s double life, leaving … Continue reading With “Alice,” director Josephine Mackerras explores preconceived notions of independence, motherhood, and marriage

Cinema Femme Women’s History Month/Sexual Assault Awareness Month Issue — Editor’s Letter

“If you’re not having a good time, find something else that gives you some joy in life.” —Penny Marshall (October 15, 1943–December 17, 2018) When there is a passion inside … Continue reading Cinema Femme Women’s History Month/Sexual Assault Awareness Month Issue — Editor’s Letter

(Left to right) 2019 Sundance Ebert Fellows Niani Scott, Whitney A. Spencer, and Tiffany Walden, and Cinema Femme founder Rebecca Martin

2019 Sundance Ebert Fellows

Chaz Ebert introduced me to the 2019 Sundance Ebert Fellows Niani Scott, Whitney A. Spencer, and Tiffany Walden via Instagram as they were on their way to Park City, Utah, to … Continue reading 2019 Sundance Ebert Fellows

International Women’s Day: Storytellers

The immensity of the world is humbling, and the amount of women on this planet is empowering. What’s amazing about this world is that we are always evolving, and it’s … Continue reading International Women’s Day: Storytellers

A Conversation Between Cinema Femme Founder Rebecca Martin and Filmmaker Tiffany Addison

FROM ACTOR TO FILMMAKER ADDISON: I have been in the industry for quite some time, I would say literally over sixteen or seventeen years. I’ve made a lot of headway … Continue reading A Conversation Between Cinema Femme Founder Rebecca Martin and Filmmaker Tiffany Addison

A Conversation Between Cinema Femme Magazine Founder Rebecca Martin and Film Critic Carla Renata

GROWING UP CARLA RENATA: My father was in the military, so we traveled quite a bit. My love of film was fostered by my mom. On Sundays, my brother and … Continue reading A Conversation Between Cinema Femme Magazine Founder Rebecca Martin and Film Critic Carla Renata

Third World as We Do Not Know It—Why We Need More Black Panthers That Defy White Patriarchy

When I first started my international film criticism career, I never thought anyone would be interested in what a twenty-something Egyptian feminist woman had to say. I was not Western, … Continue reading Third World as We Do Not Know It—Why We Need More Black Panthers That Defy White Patriarchy