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New York Jewish Film Festival remains predominantly male

Only two of the features are directed by women. The first, The Last Goldfish, is an 81-minute documentary by Australian director Su Goldfish, which documents her journey after discovering she has siblings. She uncovers her family history before and after Nazism and her Jewish heritage.

‘Pitch Perfect 3’ aca-awesome? To some.

When it comes to the highly-anticipated final movie in the Pitch Perfect trilogy, I enjoyed it, but keep in mind there’s not one of the three movies where I walked in to the theater expecting to see an Oscar-worthy performance.

Women-directed docs make up 40 percent of NYC festival

The 8th annual festival runs until November 16 and includes 111 feature-length documentaries (out of more than 250 films and events overall).

Wendie Malick calls third act ‘the sweetest time in my career’

Wendie Malick has portrayed some of the sassiest characters on television, including Hot in Cleveland’s Victoria Chase and Just Shoot Me!’s Nina Van Horn. She has brought some of that sass to her newest role in Darrow & Darrow a Hallmark Movies & Mysteries movie. She portrays Joanne Darrow, mother of Claire Darrow, a lawyer who fights for what’s right, regardless of whether it makes her a more.


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.

Summer Kids Matinees to screen films with female protagonists

If parents in the New York City area are still looking for something to do with your children this summer, look no further than the Museum of the Moving Image’s Summer Kids Matinees. Located in Astoria, Queens, the Museum of the Moving Image has to be on every film buff’s list of sights to see. Here, kids can make their own stop motion animation, see movies and television shows from the past, and watch Q&As with famous more.