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.
Digital Panels on CODED BIAS
WMM new release CODED BIAS unravels the widespread racial and gender bias in algorithms and the code behind AI technology and facial recognition software. In coordination with the theatrical release of CODED BIAS, the filmmaking team has hosted a series of panel discussions, which explore the fight for transparency and human rights in tech.
Q&A with Filmmaker Shola Lynch, Hosted by NYWIFT in Partnership with IDA
On Monday, October 26, 2020, New York Women in Film and Television (NYWIFT) in partnership with the International Documentary Association (IDA) and with support from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) hosted a Q&A with filmmaker Shola Lynch about her film CHISHOLM ’72: UNBOUGHT & UNBOSSED, a WMM release. Watch here.
Attend the 2020 One Woman One Vote Film Festival!
Women Make Movies is excited to partner with One Woman One Vote to bring you the 2020 One Woman One Vote Film Festival in celebration of the centennial of the 19th amendment of women’s suffrage. Join us in watching this inspiring collection of films about women leaders and politicians.