THE FIRST LADY – Review by Susan Granger

I had such high hopes for Showtime’s 10-episode series, The First Lady, But, created by Aaron Cooley with Cathy Schulman as showrunner and stiffly directed by Suzanne Bier, the interlocking narratives, utilizing archival footage, are oddly structured, profiling First Ladies Betty Ford, Michelle Obama and Eleanor Roosevelt – before, during and after their East Wing experience.

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WEEK IN WOMEN: Women In Film Gala Honors Poehler, Ray, Debicki and Schulman – Brandy McDonnell reports

Women In Film, Los Angeles has announced the honorees for the 2019 Women In Film Annual Gala set for June 12. Honorees include Amy Poehler (Women in Film Entrepreneur in Entertainment Award), Issa Rae (Women In Film Emerging Entrepreneur Award), Elizabeth Debicki (Women In Film Max Mara Face of the Future Award.) and the Crystal Award for Advocacy in Entertainment goes to Cathy Schulman.

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