New Acquisition THE CELINE ARCHIVE to Screen on Opening Night at the Harlem International Film Festival!
WMM new acquisition THE CELINE ARCHIVE will open the Harlem International Film Festival on Thursday, May 6 at an in-person screening! A live Q&A moderated by Denise Cruz, Professor of English at Columbia University, with filmmaker Celine Parreñas Shimizu will follow.
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.
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...
THEY ARE THEIR OWN GIFTS Featured in The Met’s Retrospective of Alice Neel
Alice Neel: People Come First, a retrospective exhibit of American artist Alice Neel (1900-1984) is currently on display at the Metropolitan Museum of New York. Included in the exhibit is the Alice Neel portrait of WMM release They Are Their Own Gifts (Lucille Rhodes and Margaret Murphy).
Women Make Movies Filmmakers and Program Alums Head to Sundance
We are thrilled to see WMM current and alum filmmakers premiering new projects at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival, including one supported by the WMM Production Assistance Program: FAYA DAYI (Dir.Jessica Beshir). Six WMM makers have also been selected to the jury.