AWFJ PRESENTS: Inaugural curated film series on KinoMarquee – Jennifer Merin reports

AWFJ PRESENTS, a curated film series that offers movie lovers access to great films by some of the world’s finest women directors, is streaming on demand on Kino Lorber’s digital platform KinoMarquee. Selected by a curatorial team of AWFJ members from Kino Lorber’s vast catalog of hundreds of important titles, the inaugural selections include exceptionally entertaining and relevant films by women directors.

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MUSTANG, CAROL, HUNGER GAMES, and Other Nov 20 Openers – Reviews by Jennifer Merin

>Mustang, Deniz Gamze Erguven’s compelling narrative about five adolescent sisters coming of age in repressive rural Turkey, is France’s Oscars nominee and a must see. Carol boasts brilliant performances by Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara as lovers. Hunger Games comes to a quizzical conclusion. Plus documentary insights into New Yorker humor, the aftermath of war and struggle for democracy via the excellence of femme-helmed Very Semi Serious, Censored Voices and Democrats, respectively.

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