Aisling Franciosi dives deep into character in Jennifer Kent’s “The Nightingale”

It’s 1825 and a young Irish convict, her husband, and infant son live in the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, surviving each and every day.  What lies ahead is one of the … Continue reading Aisling Franciosi dives deep into character in Jennifer Kent’s “The Nightingale”

Fish Out of Water: Haroula Rose on “Once Upon a River,” Directing Maya Hawke and Much More

I’m Greek, my family is from Greece, but I grew up in the Midwest, and I also love Americana as well as folk and country music. Who gets to have … Continue reading Fish Out of Water: Haroula Rose on “Once Upon a River,” Directing Maya Hawke and Much More

Ashley Shelton brings her movie vision to the lens with “Magnolia & Clementine”

I had the pleasure of speaking with filmmaker Ashley Shelton a month ago about her short film “Magnolia & Clementine” (2019). During our conversation, I learned Ashley and I are … Continue reading Ashley Shelton brings her movie vision to the lens with “Magnolia & Clementine”

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”

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

Dancing with the camera: an interview with cinematographer Valentina Caniglia

I first met cinematographer Valentina Caniglia at the 2019 Girl Power Film + Media Summit in Brooklyn, NY, where she was on a panel about the female gaze. Valentina’s story … Continue reading Dancing with the camera: an interview with cinematographer Valentina Caniglia