The AFI Directing Workshop for Women 2015

CELEBRATING 40 YEARS NEW PROGRAM ANNOUNCED: THE AFI DIRECTING WORKSHOP FOR WOMEN WILL ACCEPT EPISODIC PARTICIPANTS IN 2015 The Directing Workshop for Women (DWW) at the American Film Institute is a hands-on training program committed to increasing the number of women working professionally in screen directing. The DWW offers participants…

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…