Currently Browsing: October 30, 2017

Director Maggie Betts talks ‘Novitiate,’ depicting Catholic institution

Betts weaves this historical moment in time into the fictional story of Kathleen (Margaret Qually), a teenager beginning her training under the eye of a strict Reverend Mother (Melissa Leo).

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Women writers and directors dominate Portland Film Festival

How does the Portland Film Festival program 59 percent of its films with women writers and directors?  It’s easy…they screen films blindly and just play the better films.

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Director Nancy Buirski advises ‘Look at the films that help you solve your problems’

The Rape of Recy Taylor is a poignant documentary about a Black woman who was gang raped by six white men in the South during the Jim Crow era in 1944.

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‘Liquid Truth’ director leaves ending to interpretation

Director Carolina Jabor’s Liquid Truth (also known as Aos Teus Olhos) featured at the 53rd Annual Chicago International Film Festival, tells the story of a swim instructor who is accused of inappropriate behavior with a student.

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