Frameline38 – San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival (June 19-29)

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Women’s Film Institute is proud to be a community partner at this year’s Frameline38, the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival (June 19-29):    LETTER TO ANITADirector: Andrea Meyerson In 1978, Dr. Ronni Sanlo came out and got divorced. But this was in Florida, home of orange juice spokeswoman Anita…

Weekly Update for May 23: Women Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

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Films About Women Currently Playing The Immigrant Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return – Co-Written by Randi Barnes Mom’s Night Out – Co-Written by Andrea Gyertson Nasfell Stage Fright Belle – Directed by Amma Asante; Written by Misan Sagay For a Woman – Written and Directed by Diane Kurys Ida The…

Cannes president Jane Campion calls for more recognition of women in film

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Leading Women connects you to extraordinary women of our time. Each month, we meet two women at the top of their field, exploring their careers, lives and ideas. (CNN) – Against the stunning backdrop of the French Riviera, hundreds of photographers lie in wait. As the sun shines gloriously on La Croisette…

Lecture by Rose Troche: 20 Years a Gay

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Rose Troche is an award winning writer, director and producer of both film and television. Her first feature, Go Fish was released to wide acclaim, garnering awards at The Berlin, London, Rimini and Deauville Film Festivals. It also won the prestigious Open Palm at New York’s Gotham Awards. Bedrooms and Hallways followed, receiving the…