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National Film Registry releases preservation selections for 2017

The Library of Congress’ National Film Registry announced Wednesday the 25 films selected for historic preservation this year.

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Women directors shut out of Golden Globe race

Notable snubs include Patty Jenkins for Wonder Woman (the highest-grossing film ever directed by a woman), Greta Gerwig for Lady Bird (the highest-rated film on Rotten Tomatoes) and Dee Rees for Mudbound (the multiple award-winning film available on Netflix).

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First-time director Stephanie Di Giusto makes ‘Dancer’ known again

Loïe Fuller’s Serpentine Dance and tense relationship with Isadora Duncan is captured in Stephanie Di Giusto’s directorial debut.

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Noel Wells talks ‘Mr. Roosevelt,’ misery and transitioning from SNL

Wells is breaking out in 2017, adding writer-director to her resume with Mr. Roosevelt, the 20-something coming-of-age comedy.

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Amy Glazer goes family-friendly with ‘Kepler’s Dream’

Amy Glazer’s new film Kepler’s Dream is her first foray into the literary adaption of a young adult book.

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Women directors present charming, informative docs at NYFF

The 55th New York Film Festival of the Film Society of Lincoln Center, September – October 2017, featured some of the best documentaries by women directors this year. Using a wide variety of expressive, entertaining, poignant and educational styles, the films reveal both the neglected past and the troubled present. Top selections include: Faces Places […]

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