SPOTLIGHT December, 2017: Angelina Jolie, Humanitarian Filmmaker

angelina smilesAWFJ’s December’s SPOTLIGHT is on Angelina Jolie, humanitarian, activist, mother, actress and filmmaker whose two 2107 films brilliantly illuminate social issues impacting women. Both of the films were selected as AWFJ Movie of the Week. Continue reading…

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Anne Hamilton talks Gender Politics, Career Moves and AMERICAN FABLE – Interview by Gill Pringle (Exclusive)

“I have a huge palette which I intend to use, and I want to be another female director who demonstrate that’s not the case,” says this protege of visionary film-maker Terrence Malick. Growing up in rural Wisconsin, one could argue that American Fable was the film Hamilton was destined to make, letting her imagination run wild as she toiled in corn fields, conjuring up scenes reminiscent of M Night Shyamalan’s Signs, at the same time observing firsthand the shadow cast by Big Agriculture as families lost their farms and livelihoods. Read on…

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