MOVIE OF THE WEEK: Best Femme-Helmed, Femme-Centric Films of 2017, November Update

Focusing on films directed by women and those featuring strong female characters in female-centric stories, AWFJ’s Team #MOTW endorses one Movie of The Week. In August, Team #MOTW listed our favorite films to date — some #MOTW selections, others not. We’re updating that list to include August to November releases. 2017’s films by and about women presents a rich array of female talent, skill and artistic accomplishment. We hope they’ll see a fare share of appreciation during awards season Continue reading…

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MOVIE OF THE WEEK July 28-August 4: STEP

motw logo 1-35An inspiring documentary about African-American teen girls who find success through hard work, grit, high expectations, and dedicated mentorship, Amanda Lipitz’s Step is both engaging and uplifting. It follows the step-dancing team at Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women, a public charter school with a goal: that all graduates attend college. Continue reading…

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