Chinonye Chukwu’s movie ‘Till’ to premiere at New York Film Festival’s opening weekend

Chinonye Chukwu’s movie ‘Till’ to premiere at New York Film Festival’s opening weekend

“Till” stars Danielle Deadwyler as Mamie Till Mobley, Jalyn Hall as Emmett Till, Frankie Faison as John Carthan, Haley Bennett as Carolyn Bryant, Sean Patrick Thomas as Gene Mobley, John Douglas Thompson as Moses Wright and Oscar winner Whoopi Goldberg as Alma Carthan.

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Juliette Binoche to receive a Donostia Award from Spain’s San Sebastian International Film Festival

Juliette Binoche to receive a Donostia Award from Spain’s San Sebastian International Film Festival

Esteemed filmmaker David Cronenberg also will receive a Donostia Award at this year’s San Sebastian International Film Festival, which is screening his controversial and celebrated new film “Crimes of the Future,”

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Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton’s docuseries ‘Gutsy’ coming to Apple TV+

Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton’s docuseries ‘Gutsy’ coming to Apple TV+

The documentary series features Kim Kardashian, Megan Thee Stallion, Dr. Jane Goodall, Gloria Steinem, Wanda Sykes, Amy Schumer, Goldie Hawn and Kate Hudson.

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Michelle Yeoh to receive Toronto International Film Festival’s inaugural Share Her Journey Groundbreaker Award

Michelle Yeoh to receive Toronto International Film Festival’s inaugural Share Her Journey Groundbreaker Award

The TIFF Share Her Journey Groundbreaker Award recognizes a woman who is a leader in the film industry and has made a positive impact for women throughout their career. The inaugural award is inspired by TIFF’s Share Her Journey initiative, which was created to address gender parity in the film industry, among other aims.

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Final season of Ava DuVernay’s ‘Queen Sugar’ to again showcase women directors

Final season of Ava DuVernay’s ‘Queen Sugar’ to again showcase women directors

With nearly three dozen filmmakers making their directorial debut on “Queen Sugar,” the series marks a shift in industry hiring standards for women and people of color behind the camera.

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Catherine Deneuve to receive the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the Venice Film Festival

Catherine Deneuve to receive the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the Venice Film Festival

Catherine Deneuve previously earned the Venice Film Festival’s Volpi Cup for best actress in “Place Vendôme” by Nicole Garcia in 1998 and starred in Luis Buñuel’s 1967 drama “Belle de jour,” which received the festival’s Golden Lion for best film.

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Women in Film and Netflix’s ReFrame Rise accelerator elevating women directors and cinematographers

Women in Film and Netflix’s ReFrame Rise accelerator elevating women directors and cinematographers

ReFrame Rise is a comprehensive and customized two-year program designed by ReFrame, a Women in Film and Sundance Institute collaboration, to accelerate high-level, sustainable advancement for mid-career talent. The program is now expanding to support cinematographers as well as directors.

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Karen Gillan stars in Lisa Steen’s feature film directorial debut ‘Late Bloomers’

Karen Gillan stars in Lisa Steen’s feature film directorial debut ‘Late Bloomers’

“Late Bloomers” is a comedy about Louise, an aimless millennial (Gillan), who drunkenly breaks her hip, landing her in physical therapy. There, she acquires an elderly Polish BFF who speaks no English (Margaret Sophie Stein).

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Janet Yang elected president of the Motion Picture Academy, making history

Janet Yang elected president of the Motion Picture Academy, making history

Yang, who is of Chinese descent, is the first Asian person ever selected as president of the Academy as well as just the fourth woman to take on the leadership position.

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OVID.tv streaming service to spotlight women-directed documentaries on abortion, contraception and more

OVID.tv streaming service to spotlight women-directed documentaries on abortion, contraception and more

The August lineup for OVID.tv’s second annual Doc Month includes several documentaries directed by women, and many of these films highlight timely topics, including abortion, access to contraception and more.

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