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On this day in 2015, The Danish Girl was released in theaters. A biographical romance about a trans woman who received one of the first gender-affirming surgeries ever, this film was created by the artistic and sensitive mind of Lucinda Coxon.
Lucinda Coxon is an English playwright and screenwriter, known for telling comedic contemporary stories as well as riveting historical tales.… read more.
With the holidays just around the corner, it’s time to start making our lists of holiday films to watch and checking them twice. Six years ago today, The Man Who Invented Christmas was released in theaters. That makes today the perfect day to revisit this cozy Christmas film and the woman who invented it, Susan Coyne. … read more.
Happy birthday, Lynn Roth! Today is the perfect day to celebrate this incredible writer and producer.
Born in New York City in 1952, Lynn has been taking part in the creation of quality films and television series since the seventies. She began as a TV writer. In her first endeavor, she wrote episodes for The Sandy Duncan Show, a sit-com starring film actress and Broadway performer Sandy Duncan as a young, single woman working at an advertising firm.… read more.
On this day in 2018, Widows was released in theaters. A gripping crime thriller about a group of widows avenging the murders of their husbands, Widows is the work of the thriller mastermind herself, Gillian Flynn.
Gillian Flynn is a contemporary American author and screenwriter renowned for her gripping psychological thrillers, always with compelling and complex female leads.… read more.
Happy birthday to the incomparable Georgia O’Keeffe! Today we honor one of the most significant and trailblazing artists to have ever laid hands on a canvas.
Georgia O’Keeffe, born on November 15, 1887, in Sun Prairie (WI), is a painter whose groundbreaking work in modernism and unique approach to capturing the essence of the American landscape have left an indelible mark on the world of modern art.… read more.
Five years ago today was the release of Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland, a powerful documentary about the disturbing and untimely death of a young Black woman, created by the incomparable Kate Davis.
Kate Davis is an American documentarian who aims, above all else, to tell stories that might otherwise go untold, about people who may otherwise have been made invisible.… read more.