Opening wide and regionally this week, with AWJF’s spotlight on women in film:
Wednesday, May 9
Brand Upon the Brain!
Day Night Day Night – Directed by Julia Loktev
Looking for an Icon/The Day You’ll Love Me
Friday, May 11
Blind Dating (regional)
Casting About – Barry Hershey’s documentary about the audition process is a deeply sympathetic insider’s depiction of the audition process and features dozens of actresses competing for three roles in a WWII-era drama
The Hip Hop Project
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone
Life in a… Metro
Provoked – Co-written by journalist Rahila Gupta and dealing with the real-life UK case of Kiranjit Ahluwalia, an Indian woman who murdered her abusive husband.
ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway – Directed by Dori Berinstein
The Other Conquest/La Otra Conquista (regional)
The Salon – Based on Shelley Garrett’s play Beauty Shop
28 Weeks Later