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‘Laleh’ Biopic Tells The Revolutionary Life Story Of Iran’s First Female Race Car Driver

‘Laleh’ Biopic Tells The Revolutionary Life Story Of Iran’s First Female Race Car Driver

If you aren’t yet familiar with the incredible story of Laleh Seddigh, the first female Iranian race car driver who broke barriers and revolutionized the sport in the country forever, […]

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Director Marfisia Bel Centers The Survivor POV In Her New Short Film About Sexual Assault

Director Marfisia Bel Centers The Survivor POV In Her New Short Film About Sexual Assault

Directed by LA-based filmmaker Marfisia Bel and supported by Film Independent, ‘That’s The Password in This Town’ is a coming-of-age story portraying a young woman’s bittersweet transition into adulthood. The […]

Contributors

I Abandoned My Political Ambitions To Become A Writer/Director & Tell More Women’s Stories

I Abandoned My Political Ambitions To Become A Writer/Director & Tell More Women’s Stories

By Lila McLaughlin I’ve always been a storyteller, writing short stories or scenes all through my youth to teen to adult years.  In college I went with a traditional major, […]

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Still image from Savita Singh's 'Shadow Bird/Sonsi'

Award-Winning Indian Director Contends For Oscar Nom With Her Stunning Short Film

‘Shadow Bird (Sonsi)’, the latest film by groundbreaking director Savita Singh has qualified for 2022 Academy Awards and is in consideration for nomination in the ‘Best Short Film’ category.  This builds on […]

Interviews

Filmmaker Kylie Murphy Draws From #MeToo Headlines In Her Short Film “Green”

Filmmaker Kylie Murphy Draws From #MeToo Headlines In Her Short Film “Green”

It’s a short film that feels like the central storyline is ripped straight from the headlines, not once, but multiple times. Such is the case with ongoing news stories of […]

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New Docu “The People vs. Agent Orange” Connects The Dots Between Environmental  And Reproductive Justice

New Docu “The People vs. Agent Orange” Connects The Dots Between Environmental And Reproductive Justice

We are all familiar with the atrocities of the Vietnam War, as well as the horrific impact of Agent Orange. But this is not just an historical story. This is […]

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Actress Sujata Day On Writing Her “Brown Girl Story” In Directorial Feature Debut ‘Definition Please’

Actress Sujata Day On Writing Her “Brown Girl Story” In Directorial Feature Debut ‘Definition Please’

When it comes to changing a decades-old industry that has been stuck in it’s traditional (i.e, white, cis-gender, male) ways since the beginning, you can’t just change the existing system, […]

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Director Terrie Samundra On Returning To Her Home Town In India To Make Netflix Horror Film “KAALI KHUHI”

Director Terrie Samundra On Returning To Her Home Town In India To Make Netflix Horror Film “KAALI KHUHI”

Released just in time for Halloween this year was the Netflix horror film out of India called ‘Kaali Khuhi’, directed and written by Terrie Samundra. The film is a powerful […]

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Director Halina Dyrschka’s Documentary ‘Beyond The Visible’ An Ode To The Swedish Artist History Ignored.

Director Halina Dyrschka’s Documentary ‘Beyond The Visible’ An Ode To The Swedish Artist History Ignored.

It’s a familiar story line – “woman does incredible, ground-breaking thing. World around her doesn’t understand and works to silence her. Man in similar industry copies or appropriates her work […]

Interviews

Award-winning director and cinematographer Skye Borgman

Award-Winning Director & Cinematographer Skye Borgman On The Need For More Diverse Perspectives In Hollywood

We’ve talked a lot about the need to disrupt the dominant male gaze in the film and TV world, and from what we can see, the tide is slowly starting […]

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Director Sarah Moshman On Motherhood, Feminism & Tackling Sexual Harassment In Her New Film

Director Sarah Moshman On Motherhood, Feminism & Tackling Sexual Harassment In Her New Film

This is the third article in a new series we recently launched called Today’s Wonder Women – designed to celebrate the inspiring, impactful, empowering and extraordinary things ordinary women are […]

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‘City Of Joy’ Docu Follows An Unlikely Trio Of Activists Joining To Tackle Sexual Abuse In The DRC

‘City Of Joy’ Docu Follows An Unlikely Trio Of Activists Joining To Tackle Sexual Abuse In The DRC

If you don’t have any plans tonight, we highly recommend watching the Netflix original documentary ‘City Of Joy’, directed by Madeleine Gavin. Trust us when we say, this film will […]

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Tony Award-Winning Producer Catherine Schreiber On Blazing Trails & Changing Culture Through Theater

Tony Award-Winning Producer Catherine Schreiber On Blazing Trails & Changing Culture Through Theater

If you are ever in doubt about the power of art and entertainment to change hearts and mind, and in turn the world, then you need to get familiar with […]

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Director Rebekah Nelson On Making Films About Tough Subject Matters & Her Latest Project ‘The Shoulder’

Director Rebekah Nelson On Making Films About Tough Subject Matters & Her Latest Project ‘The Shoulder’

Right now there is a lot of focus on what is happening behind the scenes in Hollywood and the film industry at large, in the wake of explosive sexual assault […]

Interviews

Award-Winning Director Vanessa Parise On Diversity Initiatives & Gender Equality Behind The Camera

Award-Winning Director Vanessa Parise On Diversity Initiatives & Gender Equality Behind The Camera

Natalie Portman made headline news when she announced “And here are the all-male nominees” for the Best Director category at this year’s Golden Globe Awards. Emma Stone similarly caused a […]