The Making of Gurrumul, the Movie

The director wanted to convey to the audience that the songs that Gurrumul sang were from an ancient tradition, some estimated to be 10,000 years old. Essentially it’s a film about reconciliation. – Jackie Keast, IF. More:


Half the Picture – Hollywood Overlooks Women Directors

Only 3% of 2018 film releases by the six major Hollywood studios are directed by women – the lowest percentage in five years. Amy Adrion’s crowd-funded documentary “Half the Picture” examines gender-based discrimination and hiring practices in Hollywood. It features Ava DuVernay (A Wrinkle in Time), Lena Dunham (Girls), Catherine Hardwicke (Twilight), Patricia Cardoso (Real Women Have Curves) and Jill Soloway. – Brandy McDonnell, AWFJ. More: