MOVIE OF THE WEEK: October 27: NOVITIATE

motw logo 1-35Writer/director Margaret Betts’ first feature is a compelling drama that tells the sometimes-bleak story of Cathleen, an earnest young woman who decides to take the veil in the early 1960s, as Vatican II reforms dictated changes in the cloistered lives of women religious. Novitiate is a stunning eye-opener. Continue reading…

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“Frozen River” – Courtney Hunt interviewed by Jennifer Merin (Exclusive)

In writer-director Courtney Hunt’s first feature, “Frozen River,” the two lead characters–both women–begin as rivals who, as mothers, are fighting

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“Frozen River” – AWFJ Outreach – Jenny Halper’s Students Write Reviews

Under the banner of “community outreach,” Boston-based AWFJ member Jenny Halper screened “Frozen River” for her students at Emerson College’s

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