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.
Harassment Statistics: Two new surveys reinforce what we all know: the Center for Talent Innovation’s study, “What #MeToo Means for Corporate America,” shows that the...READ MORE
Thumbs Down: The latest study from Dr. Martha Lauzen from the Center for the Study of Women in Film & Television at San Diego State...READ MORE
In the inaugural conversation of NYWIFT’s new series Master Collaborations: The Power of Creative Partnerships on May 23, 2018, director Kahane Cooperman and producer Raphaela...READ MORE