Filmmaker Patricia Vidal Delgado breaks through biases in “La Leyenda Negra”

I love all of the interviews I do, but this one was very special. In a way, the universe brought director Patricia Vidal Delgado and I together, or rather it … Continue reading Filmmaker Patricia Vidal Delgado breaks through biases in “La Leyenda Negra”

Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival director Grainne Humphreys shares her view of European women in film

Grainne Humphreys has been the director of the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival (VMDIFF) since 2007. Under her direction, the prestigious Irish film event has significantly expanded its scope. … Continue reading Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival director Grainne Humphreys shares her view of European women in film

‘Maiden’: How an all-women sailing team fought sexism and made history

“Maiden” (2019) is the harrowing true tale of how Skipper Tracy Edwards pushed against the acceptable gender tides of racing in 1989–1990 and then changed the boat racing world and women’s education to today.

The Gene Siskel Film Center’s female leading staff share their passion for the Chicago film community

The Gene Siskel Film Center has the best programming of international films, diverse films, female-directed films, and independent films in Chicago. That is a fact. Earlier this year, Cinema Femme … Continue reading The Gene Siskel Film Center’s female leading staff share their passion for the Chicago film community