WEEK IN WOMEN: NY Human Rights Watch Film Fest features 70% women- directed films – Brandy McDonnell reports

New York’s Human Rights Watch Film Festival, now in its 33rd year, will present a full edition of 10 groundbreaking new films, including seven directed by women. The films will be available both in-person and online nationwide in the U.S. from May 20-26. For the first time in two years, the New York festival will be back with a full program of in-person screenings at Film at Lincoln Center and IFC Center, with in-depth discussions with filmmakers, film participants, activists and Human Rights Watch researchers. New York’s Human Rights Watch Film Festival, now in its 33rd year, will present a full edition of 10 groundbreaking new films, including seven directed by women. The films will be available both in-person and online nationwide in the U.S. from May 20-26.

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THE WEEK IN WOMEN: WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE and Females in Animation, Plus Athina Tsangari at FilmLinc and 15 Women who Deserve Biopics – Brandy McDonnell comments

When Marnie Was There may be the finale film from animation giant Studio Ghibli, and for fans of animation, that’s

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