AWFJ highlights films made by and about women:
Friday, October 14:
- Food Beware: The French Organic Revolution – First Run Features, 107 mins. – A documentary following an experiment in a small French village, where the mayor makes the school lunch menu organic in order to improve local children’s health and create a blueprint for the growing organic food revolution.
- The Maid – Elephant Eye Films, 95 mins., limited NY – Starring Catalina Saavedra, this sharply comedic drama is about a live-in maid who’s desperate to hold on to her status in the home of a well-to-do family in Santiago, Chile.
- The Ministers – Maya Entertainment, 90 mins. – A female NYPD detective attempts to avenge the death of her father, but unwittingly becomes involved with one of his killers.
- Black Dynamite – Apparition, limited
- Law Abiding Citizen – Overture Films
- New York, I Love You – Vivendi Entertainment /Palm Pictures, 110 mins. – Faith Akin, Mira Nair, Scarlett Johansson and Natalie Portman are among the women who‘ve directed sequences for this 12-segment feature focusing on New York City as the film’s main character.
- The Stepfather – Screen Gems
- Where the Wild Things Are – Warner Bros., – Maurice Sendak’s classic children’s book brought to the screen.