WFPF Award: Major congratulations to NYWIFT’s Women’s Film Preservation Fund (WFPF), which received the Archivist’s Round Table of Metropolitan New York’s 2019 Outstanding Support of Archives award last week. The award recognizes an individual or organization for notable contributions to archival records or archives programs through political, financial or moral support.
DOC NYC: There are more than 20 projects featuring NYWIFT members in a key role screening at DOC NYC next month! It’s wonderful to see so many members of our community represented and recognized for their outstanding work.
Kathryn Hahn: Loved this New York Times feature on Kathryn Hahn, whose new series Mrs. Fletcher just debuted on HBO. “The sort of raw, unadorned, often private sensuality that Hahn portrays so well feels like something new, a terrain that television has only recently begun to dig into. “
Journalist and author Charlayne Hunter-Gault began her career as a reporter to The New Yorker, where she still contributes, and was the Harlem bureau chief for The New York Times. She worked for 20 years with PBS NewsHour where she was a national and international correspondent as well as a substitute anchor.READ MORE
NYWIFT member Cait Cortelyou has performed on stage or film since childhood but makes a breakthrough debut as producer (and star) of Ask for Jane, which screens at the NYWIFT Member Screening Series on November 19th. Cait sat down with us to discuss how a slice of women's history inspired her to make her producing debut, and what opportunities she sees for women working in the industry today.READ MORE