THE WEEK IN WOMEN: Respect for Maureen O’Hara, Sandra Bullock, Sarah Gavron, Daniel Craig and more – Brandy McDonnell reports

RIP Maureen O’Hara. Sandra Bullock seconds Hollywood’s spanking for sexism and ageism. Suffragette director Sarah Gavron talks role models. Kate Winslett to star in Lee Miller biopic. Sylvia Robinson, known as the “Mother of Hip-Hop,” will be the subject of a biopic. And Daniel Craig bonds with Monica Bellucci, his equal in age. Read more in THE WEEK IN WOMEN.

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, October 20-26: SUFFRAGETTE

Opening October 23, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Suffragette, British director Sarah Gavron’s phenomenal portrait of the brave women at the vanguard of the rights to vote campaign in the early 20th century . Read on…

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MOVIE OF THE WEEK October 20: THE DIVINE ORDER

motw logo 1-35 Petra Volpe’s charming political dramedy shows unstoppable women in rural Switzerland challenging political and religious leaders who cite ‘the Divine Order’ as reason to keep women in their place. The Divine Order is a heartfelt tribute to suffragettes who demanded their right to an equal voice. Continue reading…

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