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    Trailer Watch: West of Memphis - Directed by Amy Berg

    In 1994, three teenagers from Arkansas were convicted, despite lack of any physical evidence, of ritually murdering three 8 year old boys. Amy Berg's acclaimed documentary West of Memphis takes a closer look at the events of the crime and its aftermath including speaking with the supporters of t...

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    Guest Post: Into the Amazonian Jungle: Shooting in a Third World Country

    Festival of Lights marked my departure from the documentary tradition for the first time in my professional career. I had always been attracted to the works of Margaret Mead and Mary Leaky, and directing documentaries afforded me the opportunity to explore new worlds.

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    2 Women Directed Animated Features on Oscar Shortlist

    21 animated features have made it to the Oscar shortlist for best animated feature. Since over 16 films were submitted, a maximum of 5 films can be nominated. However, of these 21 animated features—that range from major animated features such as Wreck-It Ralph to independent animated films lik...

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    No Women Nominated for European Film Awards in Major Categories

    Last week The European Film Awards announced their nominees for their annual awards. Michael Haneke’s Amour and Steve McQueen’s Shame picked up a majority of the nominations.

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    Guest Post: An Epoch of Parity for Women Directors?

    It seems like everyone’s talking about women right now. With the 2012 presidential election just a day away with a demographic breakdown of male to female voters at 48% to 52%, women’s voices are more important than ever in American election history, and both parties are courting women a...

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    Guest Post: Cinema Eye Honors 2013 Nominations

    In her latest research, Independent Women: Behind-the-Scenes Representation on Festival Films (2011-2012), Martha Lauzen found that in selected film festivals 39% of documentary directors were women, compared with 28% in her similar survey from 2008-2009. This finding confirmed anecdotal evidence th...

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    Interview with Vamps Director Amy Heckerling

    This was originally posted on April 9, 2012. Vamps is in theaters now.

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    Watch This: Stella is 95 - Airing on PBS

    The documentary, Stella is 95, is airing on PBS throughout November. Directed by Robin Baker Leacock, the documentary follows 95 year old Stella, a woman who doesn't see her age as any impediment to continue living her life to the fullest.

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    Trailer Watch: Breaking the Girls - Directed by Jamie Babbit

    IFC recently aquired the rights to Breaking the Girls from Jamie Babbit best known for But I'm A Cheerleader The script is co-written by Go Fish writer, Guinevere Turner, and follows two college friends (Madeline Zima and Agnes Bruckner) who plan to kill their respective enemies.

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    2012 Houston Cinema Arts Festival Focuses on Women Directors

    The Houston Cinema Arts Society recently announced their lineup for the 2012 Houston Cinema Arts Festival. This year in honor of the 40th anniversary of Women Make Movies, the festival is emphasizing women directors. Both the opening and closing films of the festival are directed by women. Opening u...

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