14 WMM Films and Filmmakers Head to Sundance!
Sundance has announced its 2023 line-up, and 14 films made by WMM filmmakers and Program alum are premiering, including 7 films from the WMM Production Assistance program! We are excited to see these transformative films on the big screen in Utah. WMM filmmakers, films, and program alum will show in the following categories: U.S....
DYING TO DIVORCE Wins Best Feature Film at the Scotland BAFTA Awards
WMM release DYING TO DIVORCE (Dir. Chloë Fairweather) has won Best Feature Film in the Scotland BAFTA Awards. The film is also a BAFTA Breakthrough 2022 and winner of the BAFTA Cymru Breakthrough Award 2022 and was nominated for a Grierson Award.
2023 Cinema Eye Nominations
Women Make Movies is proud to see three films from our Production Assistance program and four films by Program alum nominated for the 2023 Cinema Eye Honors. The 16th Annual Awards Ceremony will take place on Thursday, January 12, 2023 and celebrates outstanding artistry and craft in nonfiction filmmaking.
1946: THE MISTRANSLATION OF CULTURE Wins the Audience Award at DOC NYC
Updated November 23, 2022 After a sold-out world premiere, 1946: THE MISTRANSLATION OF CULTURE (dir. Sharon “Rocky” Roggio) has won the Audience Award at the 13th annual DOC NYC! The film, which was made with the support of the WMM Production Assistance Program, reveals the ground-breaking research of Kathy Baldock, a Christian Conservative LGBTQIA+ activist and...
9 WMM Films and Filmmakers Nominated for the 38th IDA Documentary Awards
The nominees have been announced for the 38th IDA Documentary Awards, and WMM releases and filmmakers are on the list! New acquisition LOVE, BARBARA, WMM release FANNIE LOU HAMER'S AMERICA, and program alums Laura Poitras and Sara Dosa are all on the list!
WMM Goes to IDFA
Catch WMM at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA)! ALIS (dir. Clare Weiskopf & Nicolas van Hemelryck) and WISDOM GONE WILD (dir. Rea Tajiri), both of which were made with the support of our Production Assistance Program, will be screening at this year’s festival. WMM-sponsored projects THE PHANTOM PAIN OF ROJAVA (dir. Maryam Ebrahimi) and WOMAN OF MY LIFE (dir. Zahraa Ghandour), as...