WMM Co-Presents Films at NewFest
The 33rd Annual New York LGBTQ+ Film Festival is back with a hybrid edition, and we are excited to co-present two films at this year’s festivals! Don’t miss 130+ new queer films, premieres and panels, both in theater in New York City and streaming at home anywhere in the United States, October 15-26.
BELLY OF THE BEAST Wins News & Doc Emmy Award for Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary
The 42nd Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards honored WMM release BELLY OF THE BEAST (dir. Erika Cohn, prod. Angela Tucker, Nicole Docta, and Christen Marquez) with an Emmy Award for Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary! Selected from more than 2200 submissions, BELLY OF THE BEAST, which premiered on PBS’ Independent Lens in November 2020, was nominated in four categories.
WMM Filmmaker Cristina Ibarra named 2021 MacArthur Fellow
Congratulations to Cristina Ibarra (dir. LAS MARTHAS) for being named a 2021 MacArthur Fellow! The MacArthur fellowship recognizes talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction.
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.