AWFJ Women On Film – Releasing September 9 and 11, 2009
AWFJ highlights films by and about women
Wednesday, September 9
- 9 – Focus Features, 79 mins., limited release- Pamela Pettler co-wrote this post-apocalyptic nightmare in which all of humanity is threatened
- Crude – First Run Features, 105 mins,, limited, NY with national roll out to follow.
- Mary Pickford: The Muse of the Movies – Earthlight/White Castle Productions, 102 mins., limited. – This documentary about the life, times and influence of ‘America’s Sweetheart’ was scripted by Janelle Balnicke.
- From Mexico with Love – Roadside Attractions, limited
- Walt & El Grupo – Walt Disney Studios, 106 mins., limited
- Disengagement – Sony Pictures Classics/IFC, 115 minutes, – Juliet Binoche stars in Amos Gitai’s political thriller about a French woman of Israeli origin who returns to the West Bank.
Friday, September 11
- Beyond a Reasonable Doubt – After Dark/Autonomous Films, 105, mins., limited
- The Red Canvas – Freestyle Releasing, 102 mins., limited
- Sorority Row – Summit Entertainment, 101 mins., – Sorority sisters run muck when they try to cover up the death of their house-sister after a prank gone wrong, only to be stalked by a serial killer. (A femme-centric plot that really explores the nature and culture of contemporary coeds. Right?)
- Tyler Perry’s I Can Do Bad All by Myself – Lionsgate, 113 mins. – Another Madea adventure.
- White on Rice – Variance Films, 83 mins,. limited, LA
- Whiteout – Warner Bros, 101 mins., – Kate Beckinsale stars in this femme-centric detective story/action thriller set in Antarctica.
- Broken Hill – Audience Alliance, 102 mins.
- The Horse Boy (2009) – Zeitgeist Films, 93 mins.
- Gogol Bordello Non-Stop – Lorber Films, 90 mins., – Margarita Jimeno directs this documentary about the gypsy punk band Gogol Bordello and front man Eugene Hütz.
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