Women’s Voices Heard at AFM

AFM’s “The Future Is Female” (from left) moderator Wendy Calhoun along with panelists Geena Davis, Jen McGowan, Catherine Hand and Jim Whitaker. Prev Next Women’s Voices Heard At American Film Market Geena Davis “The Future Is Female” session sparks lively discussion, cites problems, points to progress; Overall AFM shows gains in attendance, exhibitors By Robert […]

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Celebrating Women Filmmakers

Urusaro International Women Film Festival By: Moses Opobo Published: March 26, 2017 Actress Antoinette Uwamahoro, best known as Intare y’Ingore, receiving the award. / Eddie Nsabimana Poupoun Sesonga Kamikazi is the brains behind the Urusaro International Women Film Festival (UWIFF) that was held at the Umubano Hotel in Kigali recently. In its second edition now, […]

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The State of the Race

 Final Ballots Sent as We Close Out Oscar’s Historic Year It’s 2017. Oscar ballots are sent out today to 6,000 or so Academy members to make their final choices. While tabulation shifts in the preferential ballot might still bring a shocking surprise at night’s end, I would not bet on it. This race, as David […]

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“Bruising for Besos”

“Bruising for Besos” looks at an abusive lesbian relationship By Daniela Costa on June 17, 2016 If you’ve watched more than just “the classics,” you know that some lesbian films need a minute or 20 to find their groove. That’s certainly the case for new film Bruising for Besos, the first feature-length effort from writer-director […]

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