If Wonder Woman does well on opening weekend, it sets a precedent for female-centered action films and female directors and we’ll see more of these stories on screens soon. Hollywood is a business that responds to box office. – Kirsten Schaffer, Women in Film. Read More:
Across the wildly diverse landscape of Indian cinema — spanning countless genres and nearly a dozen languages — women filmmakers are challenging the status quo, be it at the art house, regional cinema or from within mainstream Bollywood. — Nyay Bhushan, The Hollywood Reporter. Read More:
“The Force is strong with Leia, and hopefully, we will see her story continue… You just can’t have Star Wars without her. To paraphrase the signs, she is the Resistance.” – Brandy McDonnell, The Week in Women. Read more:
Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy: “I think the character of Rey, the character of Jyn, these are empowered women that are not necessarily just taking on male characteristics. These are genuinely female heroines. I think that’s really important, and I think it will make a difference.” – Lucas Siegel, comicbook.com. Read more:
This darkly humorous short film is set in a world where teenage girls must live to the expectations of a cult-like society obsessed with doll-like perfection. One girl, Polly, doesn’t quite fit in and in her search for acceptance, commits an unthinkable act…
Watch the clip and support this Tim Burton style, all-female filmmaking project by contributing to its brand new crowdfunding campaign: HERE
Quarterly Festival showcasing the best of short films under 5 minutes from around the world. Films get showcased at the FEEDBACK Film Festival and the filmmakers receive an audience feedback video of their short.