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18th Annual Woodstock Film Festival to spotlight women in film

This year, the festival presents films selected from more than 2,000 entries from around the world and represent France, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom and the USA. There will be 18 female film directors showcased.

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Female filmmakers set to take the London Film Festival by storm

With 33 percent of the Official Competition films directed by women, the 2017 BFI London Film Festival is set to showcase far more work from female filmmakers than many of this year’s most prestigious film festivals.

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‘Female Forward Initiative’ guarantees work for women directors

Thanks to the Female Forward Initiative, ten female directors will have the opportunity to observe as many as three episodes of an NBC series, and will also have the chance to direct at least one episode themselves. 

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Director Elvira Lind documents intimate journey of dancer ‘Bobbi Jene’

The new documentary, simply titled Bobbi Jene, tells the story of the American-born, Israel-residing dancer Bobbi Jene Smith’s return to America after more than a decade.

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‘Beijing Spring’ documents China’s forgotten struggle for freedom

Award-winning filmmaker Gaylen Ross, co-directing with Andy Cohen, is finalizing post-production on Beijing Spring, a feature-length documentary on how Chinese artists pushed the boundaries of freedom after the death of Mao Zedong in the late 1970s.

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‘Red Trees’ a love letter to director’s father

Marina Willer blends her own narration with her father and actor Tim Pigott Smith, over impressionistic art and photography to tell this deeply personal story.

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