MOVIE OF THE WEEK November 30, 2018: Best 2018 #MOTWs

motw logo 1-35.AWFJ’s Movie of the Week focuses attention on excellent films directed by women and/or centered on the stories of complex and fully realized women characters who are grappling — directly or metaphorically — with the issues women face in daily life. From January 1 to November 23 of this year, we have designated 48 Movie of the Week films. All of these have had strong women characters and 36 of them have been directed by women. We heartily applaud the variety of style and story, we honor the moviemakers who’ve brought them to the screen. As year end holidays approach and the movie awards season heats up, Team #MOTW members revisit our selections to suggest their favorites for immediate viewing.

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MOVIE OF THE WEEK February 16, 2018: THE PARTY

motw logo 1-35Enigmatic and experimental as always, Sally Potter presents in The Party a tightly interwoven tapestry covering snappy interactions of seven quirky yet stereotypical Brits at a celebratory supper party. Shot in black and white, often in close up, the film reveals every nuance and wrinkle in superb performances by a stellar cast. Continue reading…

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