Currently Browsing: February 22, 2019

‘To the Stars’ among best of the fest from female filmmakers

Now that the 2019 Sundance Film Festival has ended, I’ve had some time to sit down and reflect on the many films that this year’s festival had to offer. In terms of women-directed or women-written films, the festival had so much to offer. Even taking the indie episodics into account, there are some very talented […]

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Lina Wertmuller’s ‘Seven Beauties’ and other female Oscar winners

Note: This is the second part of a six-part series on the five women who have been nominated for Best Director by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) The history of the five women nominated for Best Director Oscars begins with the 1975 film Seven Beauties, written and directed by Italian auteur […]

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