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Today is the 23-year anniversary of writer and director Nisha Ganatra’s first independent film, Chutney Popcorn, making today the perfect day to celebrate this amazing filmmaker.
Nisha Ganatra, born and raised in Canada, began her career as an actress, but soon shifted to filmmaking because, as she says in an interview with FF2 contributor Pamela Powell, she “wanted to tell stories.”… read more.
Nisha Ganatra’s Refreshingly Run ‘The High Note’ Explores Sacrifices Women Make to Be at the Top of Their Game
The High Note, a refreshingly fun and upbeat film written by Flora Greeson and directed by Nisha Ganatra (Late Night), stars Dakota Johnson and Tracee Ellis Ross as two hard-working women at opposite ends of their careers, yet still striving to be relevant. Ross is Grace Davis, a legendary singer/songwriter and Johnson is Maggie, her admiring yet ambitious personal assistant who dreams of being a music producer. … read more.
There were so many films released during the past year but the following are among the best women-directed films of 2019.
If there’s one film that I believe will still be talked about in a decade, it’s Booksmart. This is a film that re-defines what female friendship means for a new generation.… read more.
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 and funny women who created pilots.… read more.
The Sundance Film Festival continues to be a frontrunner in paving a path for new voices and the 2019 festival is no exception to this observation. With nearly half of the director seats occupied by women (45 percent) and more than 70 percent of the awards presented to women, it’s obvious that women are finally breaking through the “celluloid ceiling.”… read more.