BELLY OF THE BEAST Team Hosts Panels on Reproductive Justice, Racial Disparities in Health Care, and More
BELLY OF THE BEAST exposes a pattern of illegal sterilizations, modern-day eugenics and reproductive injustice in California prisons. The filmmaking team has expanded on the conversation by hosting a series of panel discussions. While the panels have passed, you can watch them here.
WMM filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin Wins the Glenn Gould Prize
Canadian WMM filmmaker of Abenaki descent Alanis Obomsawin has been awarded the $100,000 Glenn Gould Prize in recognition of Obomsawin’s passionate advocacy for Indigenous people in filmmaking. She has directed more than fifty films about First Nations culture and history for the National Film Board of Canada on a wide array of topics.
Women Make Movies at DOC NYC 2020
Written by Isabelle Titcomb WMM is thrilled to announce that thirteen WMM filmmakers will be included in the DOC NYC 2020 festival! Watch the much-anticipated WMM upcoming release, STATELESS (Dir. Michèle Stephenson), an exploration of anti-Black racism amid the complex history and present-day politics of Haiti and the Dominican Republic, and five films from our Production Assistance Program: WOMEN IN BLUE (Dir. Deirdre Fishel), a film...
Two WMM Filmmakers Receive Awards from NYWIFT at the Hamptons International Film Festival
Written by Isabelle Titcomb Two WMM filmmakers were recently awarded New York Women in Film & Television distinctions at the Hamptons International Film Festival, which honor outstanding female filmmakers “who ha[ve] demonstrated exceptional artistic vision and dedication to their craft.” Ekwa Msangi, director of Production Assistance Program film FAREWELL AMOR, was honored with the New...
New Webinar Series! Fundraising for Success in 2020
Fundraising for Success includes two of our most popular webinars and two brand new ones -- it’s all you will need to be able to begin or jumpstart your fundraising efforts. This 4-part series is being offered for $75.00. That's 4 webinars for the price of 3!
VARIETY Names BELLY OF THE BEAST and CODED BIAS Contenders for 2021 Best Documentary Feature
VARIETY has announced predictions for the 2021 Oscars. . . And the two newest releases from Women Make Movies -- BELLY OF THE BEAST and CODED BIAS -- are both in contention! Also making the list are two films from WMM's Production Assistance Program -- THE FIGHT and MR. SOUL!.
WMM’S Two Newest Releases at Mill Valley Film Festival!
WMM’s two newest releases — BELLY OF THE BEAST and CODED BIAS — are two of only eighteen documentaries selected to screen in the prestigious VALLEY OF THE DOCS section of the MILL VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL. Among the other sixteen documentaries selected for this competitive section are New York Film Festival favorite THE TRUFLE HUNTERS...
WMM at the Boston Women’s Film Festival
We are excited that a number of WMM films are included in the line-up at the Boston Women’s Film Festival, which is available virtually from October 8-18, 2020. Watch new releases WITHOUT A WHISPER – Konnon:KWE (Dir. Katsitsionni Fox (Mohawk)) + SISTERS RISING (Dir. Willow O’Feral & Brad Heck) and CODED BIAS (Dir. Shalini Kantayya)...