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.
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.
Stories of Asian and Asian-American Women Panel Available to Watch
On Thursday, April 22, WMM and AWU hosted a panel discussion about media representation of Asian and Asian-American women and how independent film can help shift the narrative. With the surge of hate crimes against Asian-American communities and rise in anti-Asian racism in the U.S., this conversation couldn’t have been more timely.
WMM Films and Filmmakers Premiering at Tribeca Film Festival
We are delighted to see many films from our Production Assistance Program, program alums, and new releases screening at the Tribeca Film Festival 2021! ON THE DIVIDE (dir. Maya Cueva and Leah Galant) and FATHER OF THE CYBORGS, both made with the support of WMM’s Production Assistance Program, will both premiere this year.
Women Make Movies Stands with the AAPI Community
In the wake of the recent horrific events in Atlanta, the rise in anti-Asian sentiment, and a surge of hate crimes against Asian-American communities, Women Make Movies has co-signed a collective community statement of solidarity with Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Atlanta chapter, against misogyny, systemic violence, and white supremacy. We stand in solidarity against gender-based violence and...
New Acquisition BREACH OF TRUST: The Story behind USC’s $1.1 Billion Sexual Abuse Scandal
Women Make Movies has just acquired BREACH OF TRUST, a timely film by emerging filmmaker and USC graduate Mishal Mahmud, that details crimes committed by Dr. George Tyndall, a gynecologist at the University of Southern California health center who engaged in sexual assault for decades without punishment and with active cover-up on the part of the administration. The case is currently making headlines (lead...