AWFJ Women On Film – Releasing December 16 and 18, 2009
AWFJ highlights films made by and about women:
Wednesday, December 16
- A Town Called Panic – Zeitgeist Films, 75 min, limited NY, releasing in LA Jan. 29
- Crazy Heart – Fox Searchlight, limited NY and LA
- Ricky – IFC, 90 mins., limited NY
Friday, December 18
- Avatar – 20th Century Fox, 162 mins., in conventional 3D and IMAX 3D
- Arthur and the Vengeance of Malthazar – Weinstein Co., 92 mins., limited – Celine Garcia co-wrote this animated adventure with director Luc Besson.
- Did You Hear About the Morgans? – Columbia Pictures
- Nine – The Weinstein Co., limited NY and LA, opens wide: Dec. 25 – Rob Marshall directs Penelope Cruz, Nichole Kidman, Judi Dench, Sophia Loren, Marion Cotillard, Kate Hudson, Stacy (Fergie) Ferguson and Daniel Day Lewis in this cinematic version of the Broadway musical based on Federico Fellini’s 8 ½ (1963).
- The Young Victoria Apparition, 100 mins., limited, expands ec. 25 – Directed by Jean-Marc Vallee, this femme-centric biopic covers the tumultuous early years Queen Victoria‘s epic reign, focusing on the evolution of Victoria’s famous and enduring romance with Prince Albert. Emily Blunt stars as Victoria.