NYWIFT Member Vanessa Corwin with her IIFM award
I’ve Been: keeping a secret and won’t have to much longer. Keep an eye out for the announcement of this year’s Muse Award Honorees!
Terry Lawler is the Executive Director of NYWIFT. Tune in every Tuesday for her picks of the week.
In 1973 the 13-month Brookside Strike brought almost 200 workers to battle Eastover Coal Company’s Brookside Mine and Prep Plant, a company owned by Duke Power. When filmmaker Barbara Kopple traveled to Harlan County, Kentucky, the resulting Academy award-winning documentary, Harlan County, U.S.A. (1976) captured a historic story. We look back on the film, which screens this Sunday, February 25th at UnionDocs.READ MORE
Join the NYWIFT Women’s Film Preservation Fund at the New York Film Festival: Two Preservation Events
The NYWIFT Women's Film Preservation Fund has two exciting events at the 54th Annual New York Film Festival this week, both a panel and a screening. WFPF Co-Chair Ann Deborah Levy gives us the inside scoop.READ MORE
Barbara Kopple (with headphones) directing Running from Crazy Congratulating: Barbara Kopple on her Primetime Emmy nomination for her documentary Running From Crazy. Admiring: NWWIFT Muse honoree...READ MORE