Jane Campion To Be Honored with Lumière Award
Award-winning and feminist filmmaker Jane Campion will be honored with the prestigious Prix Lumière Award this October at the Lumière Film Festival in Lyon, France. Previous recipients of the award include Jane Fonda and Catherine Deneuve. In their announcement, the festival remarked, “In just seven feature films in 20 years, Jane Campion has created a unique filmography and cinema that are at once personal and universal.”
The Films of Tracey Moffatt Playing at NY’s Spectacle Theater
Six films by WMM filmmaker Tracey Moffatt will be screening as part of the Spectacle Theater’s FILMS OF TRACEY MOFFATT program in Brooklyn, New York. The program kicks off on Friday, September 10th with an in-person and virtual screening of Moffatt’s 1993 stunning debut, and the first feature film directed by an Australian Aboriginal woman, BEDEVIL.
BELLY OF THE BEAST Nominated for Four News & Doc Emmy Awards!
WMM release BELLY OF THE BEAST (dir. Erika Cohn, prod. Angela Tucker) has been nominated for four News & Doc Emmy Awards! The categories include Best Documentary, Outstanding Current Affairs: Documentary, Outstanding Direction: Documentary, and Outstanding Editing: Documentary.
BELLY OF THE BEAST Helps Bring Reparations to Survivors of Forced Sterilizations in California
When BELLY OF THE BEAST director Erika Cohn first began discussing her film with Women Make Movies, she told us her primary goal was to get reparations for survivors of forced sterilizations in California's women's prisons.
Deeyah Khan’s MUSLIM IN TRUMP’S AMERICA Wins a Peabody Award!
WMM filmmaker Deeyah Khan (dir. WHITE RIGHT) has won a Peabody Award for her film MUSLIM IN TRUMP’S AMERICA, which investigates the rise in anti-Muslim hate groups, conspiracy theories and hate crimes during Donald Trump’s polarizing presidency.