Cynthia Picks: Be Natural, NYWIFT Podcast, Meet Jane

Be NaturalNYWIFT is proud to co-present a special screening of Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché – the first female filmmaker and inventor of many modern filmmaking techniques – at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History in Washington, DC, in honor of Women’s History Month. The documentary features clips from several Guy-Blaché films preserved by the NYWIFT Women’s Film Preservation Fund, including A Fool and His Money, Matrimonial Speed Limit and Mixed Pets.

NYWIFT Podcast: Have you subscribed to the NYWIFT Women Crush Wednesdays podcast yet? It’s available on iTunes, Spotify and Podomatic. The most recent episode features a great interview with member Lara Stolman about her documentary Swim Team (we just did a case study program about the doc last week), and a conversation with Women’s Weekend Film Challenge co-founders Katrina Medoff and Tracy Sayre.

Meet Jane: Meet the new “Jane.” Jacqueline Grace Lopez has landed the lead in Jane the Novela, the CW’s Jane the Virgin spinoff pilot.


Cynthia Lopez

Cynthia Lopez Cynthia Lopez is the Executive Director of New York Women in Film & Television and an award-winning media strategist.

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