The Making of Gurrumul, the Movie

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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:

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Half the Picture – Hollywood Overlooks Women Directors

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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: