Releasing May 9, 2008

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AWFJ highlights films made by and about women

Friday, May 9

  • The Babysitters – Peace Arch Releasing, 90mins – A teenager turns her babysitting service into a call-girl service for married guys after fooling around with one of her customers
  • Battle for Haditha – HanWay Films, 97mins
  • Before the Rains – Adirondack Pictures, 98mins – Cathy Rabin co-wrote this period drama set during the Raj.
  • Bloodline – Cinema Libre Studio, 113mins – Documentary dealing with the Mary Magdalene theories in the Christian tradition
  • The Fall – Roadside Attractions, 117mins – Tarsem’s beautiful and impressionistic film is about the healing relationship between a young immigrant girl and a stuntman befreft of hope.
  • Frontiere(s) – After Dark Films, 108mins – French horror film with socio-political undertones; contemporary spin on the “final girl” figure
  • The Memory Thief – Stark Raving Films, 95mins
  • Noise – ThinkFilm, 90mins
  • OSS 117- Mandarin Films, 99mins
  • A Previous Engagement – Ashdale Films Malta – Joan Carr-Wiggen wrote and directed this comedy about a middle aged woman who convinces her husband to go on vacation in Malta, where she plans to keep a date she made twenty-five years earlier with her first love.
  • Speed Racer – Warner Bros. Pictures, 135mins
  • Surfwise – Magnolia Pictures – Documentary about an unconventional family, including a husband-wife bond that dictates their children’s lives.
  • The Tracey Fragments – Alliance, 74mins – Ellen Page stars in this split screen exploration of a distraught young woman’s search for herself, based on the novel by Maureen Medved, who also penned the screenplay./li>
  • Turn the River – Screen Media Films, 92mins – Chris Eigman’s drama is about a desperate woman (Framke Jansen) who kidnaps her own son and flees her ex-husband.
  • Unsettled – Resonance Pictures, 84 mins
  • Vice – 41 Films, 98mins.
  • What Happens in Vegas – 20th Century Fox, 99mins
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