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    What Women Directed Films Should Have Been Considered for Cannes?

    I am over the anger of this morning's Cannes lineup and on to the next step - action.  A tweet from Katey Rich asked me what films I thought should have been included in the lineup and I have to say honestly, I have no idea.  I know there are films by women from all across the globe th...

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    Four Steps Back - NO Women Directors in Competition at Cannes

    I'm sitting in my hotel room in Cologne, Germany having arrived yesterday at International Frauen Film Festival for the second year in a row.  I came back this year because I had such a great time last year meeting and talking with so many women directors and I really love the people who ru...

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    Interview with Mary Harron - Director of The Moth Diaries

    Mary Harron's The Moth Diaries hits theatres this week.  It is also available on demand.

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    Guest Post: I Hate Romantic Comedies: Why I Made a Romantic Comedy

    Yes, I am a woman and I hate romantic comedies. I have only seen a handful in my life that I didn't feel like took place in some parallel universe, and fewer than that that didn't seemed like they were created by a focus group to sell women on the idea that a dude will be THE ANSWER TO EVERY...

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    Guest Post: Tribeca Watch- A Happy Accident

    For me, the filmmaking process is incredibly personal and I feel that there aren’t necessarily any rules to it. My latest film BILLY BATES will have a private screening at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival, and it was made in a very non-traditional way where the various production elements - wr...

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    Interview with Vamps Director Amy Heckerling

    Amy Heckerling has made some serious classic films in her career namely Fast Times at Ridgemont High and Clueless. She was in NY this past weekend screening Clueless and her new film Vamps at the Lena Dunham curated program at BAM, Hey Girlfriend. Vamps is about vampires living in contemporary NYC...

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    Guest Post: Elza - A Different Kind of Movie with a French Caribbean Twist

    When I was in the advertising business I enjoyed producing powerful commercials, but at the same time I felt there was something missing. I yearned to tell my stories - to capture life about the people and places close to me, from my viewpoint.

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    Trailer Watch: First Position - Directed by Bess Kargman

    This looks terrific. It will hit theatres on May 4th. Also look for it on demand.

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    Lena Dunham in Conversation with Nora Ephron

    I am very impressed with Lena Dunham.  Have been since I saw Tiny Furniture.  As the launch of her HBO show Girls approaches on the 15th of April (which I will write about next week), Lena is curating a program at BAM this week Hey, Girlfriend a program of 8 films about female relationship...

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