NOW ON VOD
Indie projects available to watch now from #NYWIFT members
Each month, New York Women in Film & Television will spotlight indie projects available now from our members. There are enough options here for all interests. This month you can watch a comedic web series about NY women entrepreneurs selling weed, a documentary about losing virginity, a feature drama about 30-somethings trying to get laid, a short holiday film and more…
“Pounds New York” by Latresa Baker
“Pounds New York” is a Harlem based web comedy series about four young women trying to win in Harlem. They birth “Hit Girls” weed delivery service to meet their financial needs and in the process, learn what it takes to sell Pounds of Marijuana in NYC.
“Pounds New York” is available now for free on YouTubeARVE Error: need id and provider
HOW TO LOSE YOUR VIRGINITY by Therese Schecter
Entertaining, eye-opening and irreverent, How To Lose Your Virginity travels through religion, history, pop culture and $30 internet hymens, to reveal the myths and misogyny behind virginity in America.ARVE Error: need id and provider
GIVE A LITTLE by Laura Meoli
This action-packed comedy explores the struggle for balance between work and personal life, as a young woman struggles to find the meaning of Christmas. While searching for inspiration, she meets a silly stranger who shows her the magic of New York City, at this special time of year.
Available now on Youtube, Roku and Olive Tree TV channel.ARVE Error: need id and provider
ISN’T IT DELICIOUS by Michael Patrick Kelly
NYWIFT member Suzanne Hayes Kelly is the co-producer and one of the stars in Isn’t It Delicious, a tough yet poignant comedy-drama about a woman racing against the clock to fix her broken family.
It will be available for digital download on January 19th.
Amazon, Google Play, iTunes, Vimeo On Demand, Vudu
You can also catch it at the NYWIFT member screening on Tuesday, February 23rd at 7 PM at Anthology Film Archives. Buy tickets!
ARVE Error: need id and provider
GLASS FLOWERS by Peetol Weekes
Glass Flowers tell the story of a young girl’s struggle to accept the face looking back at her in the looking glass.
The film will be screened at the Anthology Film Archives on January 27 as part of The New Filmmakers New York screening series.
Location: Anthology Film Archives 32 Second Avenue (@ 2nd Street)
Tickets $7.00 (at the door)
THE NYMPHETS by Gary Gardner
(NYWIFT member Mónica-Tezla Solis Vega-Gorsun is a producer and member Jordan Lane Price stars in the film.)
The Nymphets is an indie drama about a well-to-do 30-something man who invites two rowdy young girls to party in his loft, leading to a night of provocation and cruelty, all in the name of getting laid.
Available now on: iTunes, Vudu, Google PlayARVE Error: need id and provider
Leave a Reply
NYWIFT at Sundance: In Conversation with Jess Jacobs
In director Tracy Droz Tragos feature documentary Plan C, a hidden grassroots organization doggedly fights to expand access to abortion pills across the United States, keeping hope alive during a global pandemic and the fall of Roe v. Wade. With abortion restrictions and bans going into effect, Francine Coeytaux and her team of providers established Plan C — a grassroots organization dedicated to expanding access to medication abortion. NYWIFT member Jess Jacobs, the film’s executive producer, has a career-long history of activism – including work with the Plan C organization before the movie was even made! She spoke to us about Plan C’s Sundance premiere, her passion for reproductive justice, and the power of community.READ MORE
NYWIFT at Sundance: In Conversation with Valda Witt
Many children – and more than a few adults – dream of long-distance space exploration. But what about the real human toll of that kind of journey? The new documentary The Longest Goodbye, which debuted at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival, takes a poignant look at the fundamentals of day-to-day reality in space: the isolation, confinement, and lack of privacy and social contact. Executive producer Valda Witt spoke to us about the project, her childhood dreams of space travel, favorite moments making the film, and getting to know scientists and astronauts in a deeply personal way.READ MORE
NYWIFT at Sundance: In Conversation with Annetta Marion
NYWIFT Advisory Board Member Annetta Marion produced Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie that is premiering at Sundance this month. The film incorporates documentary, archival and scripted elements to recount Fox’s story of personal and professional triumphs and travails in his own words. Annetta and Kathryn O'Kane spoke about the film that explores what happens when an incurable optimist confronts an incurable disease.READ MORE
Meet the New NYWIFT Member: Rianne Pyle
Welcome to NYWIFT, Rianne Pyle! Rianne an award-winning filmmaker whose New York City upbringing greatly influences her film projects, some of which raise awareness of societal issues and focus on providing an outlet for people of color to share their stories. She spoke to us about the intersection of film and social change, her approach to documentary filmmaking, how gentrification has impacted her filmmaking as a native New Yorker.READ MORE
hello is there any information on 2016 writer’s lab?