Be Natural: NYWIFT 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.
Terry’s Picks: Giving Tuesday, Be Natural, Women Mentors
Giving Tuesday: Today is Giving Tuesday, and I hope you’ll consider making a donation to NYWIFT as part of your holiday spending to help support...READ MORE
Terry’s Picks: Celluloid Ceiling Report, Wendy Blackstone & Carte Blanche Film Series
Composer and NYWIFT member Wendy Blackstone recording a score. Photograph courtesy of Wendy Blackstone. I find myself: asking the same question. Where is the progress?...READ MORE
Women’s Film Preservation Fund & Alice Guy-Blaché
Still from Alice Guy-Blaché’s Mixed Pets (1911). New York Women in Film & Television and Alice Guy-Blaché make a perfect pair. The organization’s Women’s Film Preservation Fund (WFPF) helped to preserve...READ MORE
Weekly Roundup: Barbara Walters Dishes, Film Pioneer Gets Recognition
Barbara Walters returned to Harvard and revealed what she deplores about current news programming. Insightful Q&A with Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn. (Spoiler alert!) Learn...READ MORE
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