Frances McDormand in Olive Kitteridge. Photograph courtesy HBO.
Watching: Hilary Swank discuss her starring role in The Homesman on The Hollywood Masters, saying she believes it’s a “feminist movie and shows how far we need to go.”
Congratulating: the 9 talented grantees of the Women in Film Fund.
Recommending: HBO’s mini-series Olive Kitteridge, starring Frances McDormand in an amazing performance and directed by Lisa Cholodenko.
Terry Lawler is NYWIFT’s Executive Director. Tune in every Tuesday for her picks.
Terry’s Picks: Great Gifts, Online Festival, Yvonne Russo
Thank you to everyone who attended the 39th Annual Muse Awards on Thursday! It was such an honor to receive the Made in NY Award...READ MORE
Terry’s Picks: Board Buzz, 62 Writers, Top Performers
Board Buzz: Great news from several NYWIFT board members! The Tale – produced by Simone Pero – continues to rack up award nominations, including a...READ MORE
Terry’s Picks: Life Lessons, Dream Team, Zero Weeks
Life Lessons: Be sure to read Manohla Dargis’ brilliant piece in The New York Times about what movies teach us about being a woman. She...READ MORE
Terry’s Picks: Giving Tuesday, Be Natural, Women Mentors
Giving Tuesday: Today is Giving Tuesday, and I hope you’ll consider making a donation to NYWIFT as part of your holiday spending to help support...READ MORE