Isabel Sandoval beautifully elevates the marginalized in “Lingua Franca”

“Every image or sound is a vessel for emotion: rapture, despair, sensuousness, fury, a combination of these. That makes cinema a kind of legerdemain: the art of sculpting such seemingly artificial elements to create a singular, genuine emotional experience.” –excerpt from Isabel Sandoval’s director’s statement […]

2019 Girl Power Film + Media Summit

The work I saw was crafted with time and effort and filled more than just quotas. They were filling us with inspiration for a future in which female-identifying filmmakers are seen as equally important to our male counterparts in the film industry. And that is […]

The Future is Female

Over the past few years, and it seems like from the beginning of time, when it comes to an opinion, in general, male (specifically white men) have been the represented majority through print, on camera, and behind the camera. But now, we are starting to […]

The Cinema Femme Movement

Cinema Femme is meant to go beyond our digital pages. We are a movement. The Cinema Femme movement will support more female and diverse representation in film criticism, resulting in more female directed and diverse films being recognized for their value. These reviews will attract […]