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Terry’s Picks: Chavela Vargas, The Tale, Working Women

Chavela Vargas: In NYWIFT’s latest column with Honeysuckle Magazine, Communications VP Margarita Sophia Cortes profiles the filmmakers behind the critically acclaimed documentary Chavela, about legendary LGBTQ Mexian singer Chavela Vargas.

The Tale: We are bursting with pride for NYWIFT Board President Simone Pero, who produced Jennifer Fox’s harrowing and timely film The Tale, about childhood sexual assault. It stars our recent NYWIFT Muse honoree Laura Dern. The film debuted at Sundance this weekend to a standing ovation and rave reviews!

Working Women: Knowledge is Power. Know your rights as a working woman in New York with A Better Balance’s new Working Woman’s Pocket Guide. This user-friendly Know-Your-Rights guide offers information on a comprehensive range of topics from sexual harassment to equal pay to paid family leave to healthcare coverage, and much more! The guide also includes tips and resources to turn to if you think your rights may have been violated.

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