Lena Dunham interviews Mindy Kaling for Rookie (photo via Rolling Stone)
Laughing Over: two great role models tackling sexism in the media, among other things, in Rookie: Yearbook Two, the second print publication from Rookie, a website for teen girls.
Saddened, But Inspired By: the relief efforts by V-Day, who established RISE for the Philippines, a V-Fund to benefit women and men on the ground immediately. 100% of your donations will go to GABRIELA and Gabriela Women’s Party, and will be matched by the V-Fund.
Looking Forward To: next week’s spotlight on Polish female voices with the presentation of the film series Different Ages, Different Voices: Polish Women in Film at the Tribeca Film Center. It is presented by the Polish Cultural Institute New York, Polish Filmmakers NYC and Polish Film Institute.
Terry Lawler is the Executive Director of NYWIFT. Tune in every Tuesday for her picks of the week.
Cynthia’s Picks: Muse Honorees, Member News, Women Directors
Muse Honorees: NYWIFT is beyond thrilled to announce the honorees for this year’s 40th Anniversary NYWIFT Muse Awards on December 10th! Please join us in...READ MORE
Cynthia’s Picks: Mindy Kaling, Booksmart Buzz, Thumbs Down, Designing Women
Mindy Kaling: CBS Sunday Morning profiled Mindy Kaling, who spoke candidly about not seeing people like herself represented on screen, and how her new film...READ MORE
Terry’s Picks: Paul Feig, Melinda Gates, The Invitation
Paul Feig: Writer/Director Paul Feig says he wants to add an equity clause to his future film contracts that would require gender-balanced casting for minor...READ MORE
WEEKLY ROUNDUP: PAYCHECKS, STUNTWOMEN & PERSONAL CHOICES
Photo courtesy of MARVEL Scarlett Johansson’s Avengers: Age of Ultron paycheck matched her male counterparts. #Babysteps Sexism, culture, politics… Lena Dunham’s LennyLetter blog has it...READ MORE