New York Film Festival 2017: Top Female Performances — Liz Whittemore reports

Thankfully, this year’s New York Film Festival did not disappoint in illustrating the complexities of women. We saw actresses that have become festival fixtures and a few fresh faces never seen before. Here are NYFF55’s ladies to be recognized for outstanding roles in a dynamite mix of features.

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Top Female Performances @ New York Film Festival 2015 – Liz Whittemore comments

With the abundance of beautiful films that screened at this year’s festival, I wanted to call to attention to a

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THE WEEK IN WOMEN: Respect for Maureen O’Hara, Sandra Bullock, Sarah Gavron, Daniel Craig and more – Brandy McDonnell reports

RIP Maureen O’Hara. Sandra Bullock seconds Hollywood’s spanking for sexism and ageism. Suffragette director Sarah Gavron talks role models. Kate Winslett to star in Lee Miller biopic. Sylvia Robinson, known as the “Mother of Hip-Hop,” will be the subject of a biopic. And Daniel Craig bonds with Monica Bellucci, his equal in age. Read more in THE WEEK IN WOMEN.

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, June 22-28: A LITTLE CHAOS

Opening June 26, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is A Little Chaos, which tells the story of female landscape gardener Sabine De Barra (Kate Winslet) and her attempts to make her mark on the sumptuous new gardens of King Louis XIV’s palace at Versailles. Read on…

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