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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 »

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by Flo Dwek Journey through America’s toughest terrains, majestic landscapes and remote 
sites with a stellar trio of environmental films by award-winning female filmmakers. Thurs, March 16, 7 PM; Carnegie Institution for Science- $10 Q&A   GUIDED (USA, 2016, 18 min.) Guided profiles the gentle spirit of Maine wilderness guide Ray Reitze who shares his philosophy of… Read more »

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by Brigitte Yuille Once you learn about Juliet Yaa Asantewaa Asante, you may call her the “Oprah Winfrey of West Africa.” However, Juliet’s story of success is not only unique; it could be a fascinating film of its own. Strengthening Her Resolve During the 1980s, Liberia was transformed. A civil war erupted as a result… Read more »