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    TIFF Women Directors: Meet Martine Époque - 'Coda: The Finale for The Rite of Spring'

    "As 2013 marked the centenary of the premiere of [Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring], we decided to create another Rite using digital tools to bring it into the 21st century. We kept the work’s original idea, of a sacrificial dance performed in order to renew the earth."

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    TIFF Women Directors: Meet Afia Nathaniel - 'Dukhtar'

    "In 1999, I heard a story which refused to leave me. It was the story of young mother in Pakistan who kidnapped her daughters, ran away from her husband, and was pursued relentlessly by her family. What remained in my mind was the vision of this one woman and her extraordinary courage."

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    TIFF Women Directors: Meet Kristina Grozeva ('The Lesson')

    "When we read the newspaper headline 'Teacher robbed a bank!' we thought this was a tagline for a film. It was precisely the cotradiction within this phrase that made us look behind the tabloid sensation."

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    London Film Festival to Feature New Works from Susanne Bier, Céline Sciamma, Debra Granik

    Also recent festival favorites like Naomi Kawase, Sophie Barthes, Jen McGowan, and Tinatin Karjrishvili.

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    Signe Baumane Boldly Animates Family Depression in 'Rocks in My Pockets'

    "Animation has been overlooked as a powerful means of communication for very complex ideas."

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    Ellen Burstyn to Direct Her First Film, Lake Bell Her Second

    The 81-year-old Burstyn's feature directorial debut will be a character study called "Bathing Flo."

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    Infographic: Women Directors in the Studio System

    A breakdown of how many women directors are hired by each of the Big Six.

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    AFI Expands Directing Workshop for Women Program for Digital Age

    This year's sponsors include the Will & Jada Smith Family Foundation.

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    TIFF Announces Julie Taymor and Marjane Satrapi Premieres

    Also screening at TIFF: women directors from five continents.

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    'May in the Summer' Writer-Director Cherien Dabis on Hiring Herself to Star in Her Film

    "Authenticity was very important to me, and I was having a really difficult time finding someone who really embodied the spirit of the character, and also brought that cultural, linguistic authenticity."

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