The Alliance of Women Film Journalists highlights films made by and about women:
Friday, November 7
- Pray The Devil Back To Hell – Balcony Releasing, 72 mins.- Abgail Disney and Gini Reticker’sinspiring celebratiion of the women of Liberia who organized politically, successfully ousted the corrupt and cruel Nigerian tyrant Charles Taylor, ended the civil war that had ravaged their country for decades and inducted their country’s first female head of state.
- The Guitar – Lightening Media, 95 mins. -Amy Redford directed this film about a woman who’s life is transformed after she’s diagnosed with a terminal disease, fired from her job, left by her boyfriend, throws caution to the wind and follows her dreams.
- Role Models – Universal, 99 mins
- Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa – DreamWorks, 89 mins
- Soul Men – Dimension Films, 103 mins
- Repo! The Genetic Opera – Lions Gate, 98 mins
- Eden – Liberation Entertainment, 83 mins
- JCVD – Peace Arch Releasing, 96 mins
- The Boy In The Striped Pajamas – Miramax, 93 mins
The World Unseen – Regent, 94 mins. – Shamim Sarif wrote and directed this film about two ‘colored’ women who fall in love in South Africa during the days of apartheid. Lisa Ray and Sheetal Sheth star.