Anne Hamilton talks Gender Politics, Career Moves and AMERICAN FABLE – Interview by Gill Pringle (Exclusive)

anne hamilton head 1Director Anne Hamilton was on a date with an agent after moving to Los Angeles three years ago, when he casually mentioned how female directors “paint better on small palettes”.

“I wanted to punch him!” recalls Hamilton, 32, whose debut feature film, American Fable is anything but small; a gothic-style suspense story presenting a desperate rural America rarely depicted on screen.

“I have a huge palette which I intend to use, and I want to be another female director who demonstrate that’s not the case,” says this protege of visionary film-maker Terrence Malick. Read on…

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AWFJ Women On Film – “Tree of Life” – Review by Susan Granger

No stranger to existential, impressionistic cinema, Terrence Malick (“Badlands,” “Days of Heaven,” “The Thin Red Line,” “The New World”) recurrently references the Book of Job during this challenging cinematic exploration of the wondrous origin and meaning of life:

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