AFI’s Directing Worshop for Women (DWW) is expanding its decades-long directing program into the digital age with a new multi-platform initiative.

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The American Film Institute’s Directing Worshop for Women (DWW) is expanding its decades-long directing program into the digital age with a new multi-platform initiative. Since 1974, the AFI has held the yearly workshop to promote female directors and their short films. This year, AFI further diversifies its patronage of the…

Frameline38 – San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival (June 19-29)

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Women’s Film Institute is proud to be a community partner at this year’s Frameline38, the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival (June 19-29):    LETTER TO ANITADirector: Andrea Meyerson In 1978, Dr. Ronni Sanlo came out and got divorced. But this was in Florida, home of orange juice spokeswoman Anita…

Weekly Update for May 23: Women Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

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Films About Women Currently Playing The Immigrant Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return – Co-Written by Randi Barnes Mom’s Night Out – Co-Written by Andrea Gyertson Nasfell Stage Fright Belle – Directed by Amma Asante; Written by Misan Sagay For a Woman – Written and Directed by Diane Kurys Ida The…

Cannes president Jane Campion calls for more recognition of women in film

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Leading Women connects you to extraordinary women of our time. Each month, we meet two women at the top of their field, exploring their careers, lives and ideas. (CNN) — Against the stunning backdrop of the French Riviera, hundreds of photographers lie in wait. As the sun shines gloriously on La Croisette…