30 WMM Filmmakers and Program Alum Premiering New Films and Participating at Hot Docs!
Six films from our Production Assistance Program and ten films from current WMM filmmakers and past Program alum are premiering at Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival — North America's largest doc festival, conference, and market! The festival will include in-person screenings across Toronto and films streaming nationwide in Canada from April 28 – May…
WMM Acquires Trinh T. Minh-ha’s New Film WHAT ABOUT CHINA?
We are thrilled to announce the acquisition of WHAT ABOUT CHINA?, the latest work from renowned WMM filmmaker and theorist Trinh T. Minh-ha. WHAT ABOUT CHINA?, an essayistic reflection on the rich and complex history of China and of the film medium itself, was recently selected as one of sixty-three works included in the 2022...
Women Make Movies Filmmakers and Program Alums Head to the 2022 Sundance Film Festival
We are over the moon to see that about 62% of this year’s Sundance Film Festival’s Competition titles are directed or co-directed by women, and we are even more thrilled to see so many WMM filmmakers and program alum among them!
WMM Films at DOC NYC’s Only in New York Meetings
Seven projects sponsored by WMM’s Production Assistance Program have been selected for DOC NYC’s Only in New York industry program! The program is an opportunity for filmmakers with works-in-progress to meet one-on-one with leading industry decision-makers.
DAUGHTER OF A LOST BIRD Wins Two Awards at Woodstock Film Festival
Congratulations to WMM filmmaker Brooke Pepion Swaney for winning two awards at the 22nd Annual Woodstock Film Festival! Swaney (Blackfeet/Salish) won the NYWIFT Award for Best Female Director and received a Special Mention for Best Emerging Filmmaker for her film, a new WMM release, DAUGHTER OF A LOST BIRD.
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.
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.”