AWFJ highlights films made by and about women:
Wedenesday, December 2
- Before Tomorrow – Igloolik Isuma Productions, 93 mins., limited, NY – Marie-Helene Cousineau and Madeline Ivalu direct this screenplay by Susan Avingaq, Marie-Helene Cousineau and Madeline Ivalu which is the third and final chapter in the Inuit film trilogy, The Fast Runner, set in ancient times when Inuit people lived a traditional life.
- Made for Each Other – IFC, limited NY
Friday, December 4
- Across the Hall – Image Entertainment, limited NY, LA
- Armored – Screen Gems, 88 mins.
- Brothers – Lionsgate, 110 mins. – Jim Sheridan’s update American remake of Susanne Bier’s Brødre, original Danish film.
Everybody’s Fine – Miramax, 100 mins
- The Last Station – Sony Pictures Classics, 112 mins., limited NY, LA
- Paa – Reliance Big Pictures, 133 mins., limited
- Serious Moonlight – Magnolia Pictures, 84 mins., limited NY, LA – Cheryl Hines makes her directorial debut with Adrienne Shelly‘s screenplay, a dramady about a couple whose troubled marriage survives his affair and their being held captive in a home invasion and robbery that is, oddly, reminiscent of the real life incident during which Shelly was murdered in her New York apartment on November 1, 2006.
- The Strip – Fortress Productions, 91 mins., limited
- Transylmania – Full Circle Releasing, 92 mins., limited
- Until the Light Takes Us – Variance Films, limited NY – Audrey Ewell and Aaron Aites directed this documentary about the history, ideology and aesthetic of a group of Norwegian black metal music makers who are associated with a series of church burnings and murders.
- Up in the Air – Paramount Pictures, 109 mins., limited (expands Dec. 11; wide: Dec. 25)