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    Women Directors Are Way More Successful in the Indie World

    As we embark on the fall festival season, Dr. Martha M. Lauzen has published another one of her vitally important studies tracking the progress of women working behind the scenes on movies.  In “Independent Women: Behind-the-Scenes Representations on Festival Films,” Lauzen, directo...

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    Interview with So Yong Kim - Writer/Director of For Ellen

    So Yong Kim's For Ellen stars Paul Dano in a beautiful performance as a young father forced to make a life altering decision about his relationship with his daughter Ellen. Dano plays Joby a musician who never quite made it. But he's been on the road for years, he's getting divorced an...

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    Cross Post: La Femme Telluride

    William Blake once wrote that exuberance is beauty. Despite the success of Ben Affleck’s Argo here, this fest seems to be driven by women filmmakers. This is most surprising, since we just came out of such a bad year for women. But three of them were the major forces behind their projects that...

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    Women Directors Abound at the Venice Film Festival

    The news on the prevalence of women directors coming out out of the Venice Film Festival is in stark contrast to the different conversation that came out of Cannes just several months ago. Festival director Alberto Barbera claims that they just programed the movies and then afterwards realized that...

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    TIFF Trailer Watch: The Stories We Tell Written and Directed by Sarah Polley

    This first documentary by the incredibly talented Sarah Polley is getting great reviews out of Venice and Telluride.

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    TIFF Trailer: Inescapable - Written and Directed by Ruba Nadda

    Ruba Nadda's Inescapable focuses on a father (Alexander Siddig) whose daughter goes missing in Syria. He must go back to Syria, where he hasn't been in decades, to find his daughter and deal with his past. Inescapable also stars Marisa Tomei and Joshua Jackson. It will be premiering at TIFF ...

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    TIFF Trailer: English Vinglish Directed by Gauri Shinde

    The film captures a modern day struggle experienced all too often by the un-American elite trying to make it in America: the language barrier. Sridevi's character, Shashi, is made to feel insecure by society (aka family, friends) in her inability to speak proper English. As she takes strides to ...

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    New York Film Festival Includes Seven Women Directed Films in Its Lineup

    With one fell swoop the team of men and women who program the New York Film Festival stuck a pin in the eye of the dudes at Cannes by programming seven, yes seven films directed by women at the upcoming New York Film Festival. That's almost 22%. The total amount of films being screened in 32, ...

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    Trailer Watch: For Ellen - Directed and Written by So Yong-Kim

    In theaters September 19th.

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