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by Flo Dwek A major metropolitan area in the United States lies dangerously close to a large landfill containing radioactive waste — and an escalating underground fire. As concerned citizens attempt to halt a potential catastrophe, they discover that they may be running out of time to save their homes, health and lives. – Chuck… Read more »

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by Flo Dwek, transcribed by Word Wizards  Rama Burshtein is the award-winning writer, director and producer of FILL THE VOID.  Her latest feature film, THE WEDDING PLAN, comes to theaters on May 26.  Originally titled as THROUGH THE WALL, the film had its Israeli premiere in 2016.   This comedic drama stars Noa Koler as… Read more »

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by Flo Dwek Are you the kind of person who waits until you have out of town guests to visit the Smithsonian?  So many of us who live and work in the nation’s capital fall into that mindset — and are missing out on some fantastic happenings at our museums.  A case in point:  the… Read more »

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by Brian Pascale via HipTV Woman in Film and Video’s Narrative Directors Roundtable (NDR) recently teamed with Studio Unknown on a Foley and Sound Design Seminar, held at Studio Unknown in Catonsville, Maryland. The NDR mission is to encourage members to get out and make narrative films. Studio Unknown needed a scene to work on,… Read more »

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by Morgan Green; Communications Coordinator, Women In Film With the release of the second season of “Chewing Gum,” and the very last episodes of “Girls,” Spring 2017 is already an unusually good time for women in comedy. Last week I watched the whole new season of Michaela Coel’s “Chewing Gum” in one go. (Only six episodes!… Read more »

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by Flo Dwek Need a sanity break from the mind-numbing roar of politics and media-speak incessantly washing over you? Then come up for air from your own personal Niagara—and immerse yourself in the far out realms of this offbeat and quirky Sci-Fi/Horror/Anti-Rom-Com flick (yes, it’s all that!)—the sooner, the better. Anne Hathaway stars as our… Read more »

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by Flo Dwek   THE ZOOKEEPER’S WIFE, by Director Niki Caro (NORTH COUNTRY, WHALE RIDER, McFARLAND, USA), is an astonishing cinematic masterpiece, destined for international acclaim and longevity. In bringing Diane Ackerman’s best-selling book (2007) of the same name to the screen, Caro has gifted us with a universal and resplendent tale of love, compassion and… Read more »