Ana Lily and Sofia Coppola and the Diversity Issue — Jennifer Merin comments

Ana Lily Amirpour and Sofia Coppola are female directors whose unique perspectives in filmmaking have attached the term auteur to their names and bodies of work. Yet, both directors are being tagged as ‘racist’ in criticism of their current productions.

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, Nov. 17-23: A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT

Opening Nov. 21, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, writer-director Anna Lily Armipour’s brooding, dark romance in which a lone vampire stalking the desolate Iranian town of Bad City makes a connection with a fellow lost soul. Read on…

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