MOVIE OF THE WEEK December 29: Best Female Characters of 2017

motw logo 1-35With thanks to the movie industry women and men who’ve brought them into our consciousness, Team #MOTW pays tribute to the brilliant female characters who’ve joined our pantheon of feminist film goddesses during 2017. They are a legion of strong, complex, compelling fictional, truth-based and real life women whose stories, struggles, aspirations and accomplishments inspire us. continue reading….

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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.

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MOVIE OF THE WEEK September 29, 2017: FIRST THEY KILLED MY FATHER

motw logo 1-35Heartbreaking and powerful, First They Killed My Father is Angelina Jolie’s adaptation of Loung Ung’s memoir about her childhood in Cambodia under Khmer Rouge rule. A sensitive yet utterly damning exploration of the impact of war and subsequent innocence lost, the film is a devastating and essential must see. Continue reading…

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