AWFJ highlights films by and about women
Tuesday, September 1
- Rage - Babblegum Online, 98 mins. - Sally Potter directs this fashion world drama and mystery that delves into the effects of globalism in the age of the Internet and cell phones.
Wednesday, September 2
- Adventures of Power - Variance Films, 89 mins.
- American Casino - Argot Pictures, limited NY - Leslie Cockburn directs this documentary that attributes America’s financial meltdown to failure to regulate financial institutions that gambled with $8 trillion of their clients funds, and lost.
- A Beautiful Life - New Films International, limited - Screenplay by Wendy Hammond and Deborah Calla A love story about the encounter of two drifting souls. Escaping her abusive past, a woman stays the night with an illegal immigrant friend of a friend. The two get closer and fall in love, but face turmoil.
Friday, September 4
- All About Steve - 20th Century Fox, 89 mins. - In her latest rom-and-road-trip comedy, Sandra Bullock plays a briliant crossword creator who’s obsessed with a CNN cameraman and stalks him across the country.
- Amreeka - National Geographic Cinema Ventures, 95 mins. - Cherien Dabis directs this drama about a divorced Palestinian woman who, having won the lottery for a green card, immigrates with her son to rural middle America, and faces issues of stereotyping, prejudice and discrimination.
- Carriers - Paramount Vantage, 84 mins., limited
- Extract - Miramax Films, 90 mins.
- Gamer - Lionsgate, 95 mins.
- Tickling Leo - Barndoor Pictures, 90 mins.