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Watch at Home: ‘The Mustang’ & more from female filmmakers

Matthias Schoenaerts appears in The Mustang by Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre, an official selection of the Premieres program at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.

FF2 Media’s new “Watch at Home” columns list the new films written and/or directed by women filmmakers that are newly available each week on DVD, Video On Demand &/or streaming services.
Here are the new films written and/or directed by women filmmakers now available at home as of 6/13/2019 (with links to FF2 Media reviews posted the week of their theatrical release):

  • Five Feet Apart – Mikki Daughtry (co-writer)
  • Captive State – Erica Beeney (co-writer)
  • Head Count – Elle Callahan (director)
  • The Mustang – Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre (director/co-writer), Mona Fastvold (co-writer)
  • Say My Name – Deborah Frances-White (writer)


This week’s selection is The Mustangread more.


Director Clermont-Tonnerre Makes Room for Second Chances in ‘The Mustang’

Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre creates “The Mustang,” a revelatory film about a hopeless, isolated incarcerated man (Mattias Shoenaerts) who enters into a horse training rehabilitation program.  Gorgeously shot, this evocative and soulful film delves into our penal system as it draws parallel lines between all more.


Sundance shines on women

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.