Watch out for The C Word by Meghan O’Hara at DOC NYC Fest, a daring and intimate film that seeks to change the way we think about cancer. NYWIFT is proud to co-present five films by women filmmakers at this year’s festival.
A Muse inspires: 2015 NYWIFT Muse honoree Gabourey Sidibe’s confidence has sparked a social media movement.
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Great ideas, even when plentiful, can have a short shelf life when confronted with sobering realities. But NYWIFT Michele Remsen knows how to persevere. As co-star, producer, director, and screenwriter of an anti-romantic comedy that defies expectations, Michele was the force that made it happen: in 12 days, on a shoestring budget.READ MORE
As a director and producer, NYWIFT board member Kathryn O'Kane is a planner and she's used to solving problems. The biggest challenge she's finding during the COVID-19 crisis is that there’s not enough information to be able to plan. She attended the NYWIFT “Mental Health and Career Sustainability in the Doc World” panel because to learn how producers can come to terms with that and how to relax into the uncertainty of the moment when it goes against our nature. She offers her top takeaways.READ MORE