AWFJ is completing our tenth anniversary year, and it’s time to take stock and evolve. What has our organization accomplishedRead more
History has a way of disappearing women, particularly women of color. Based on the book by Margot Lee Shetterly, Hidden Figures dramatizes the true stories of African-American women whose brilliant mathematical skills guided NASA’s space shots. The film’s title refers to both the women and the math. Opening January 6, 2017, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Hidden Figures,
Opening June 17, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Captain Fantastic, the sophomore film from actor-turned-filmmaker Matt Ross following his well-received 2012 directorial debut 28 Hotel Rooms. Viggo Mortensen stars as widower Ben, who is devoted to raising his six kids off the grid, imparting freedoms and values he holds most dear.
Opening April 8, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Sing Street, the uplifting new film from writer/director John Carney (Once, Begin Again). Set in 1980s Dublin, it stars impressive newcomer Ferdi Walsh-Peelo as young teen Cosmo who, looking for a way out of his difficult family life and impress the girl of his dreams, starts a New Wave band with his mates; a venture which eventually sees him start a new life in London. Read on…Read more
The Alliance of Women Film Journalists is delighted to announce that Chaz Ebert, Candice Frederick and Giulia D’Agnolo Vallan haveRead more