Terry’s Picks: February 18, 2014

Noted art forger Mark Landis (Photo by Shane Lavalette, courtesy of Art and Craft) TAKING A TRIP THROUGH: history, with Glamour’s The 75 Most Important Women of the Past 75 Years, which includes film and television heavy hitters like Lucille Ball, Julia Child and Barbara Walters. The magazine also approached prominent women (like actresses Rosario Dawson and Olivia...


Terry’s Picks: February 11, 2014

(Building a Robot, from the new Getty collection whose proceeds benefit LeanIn.Org by Peter Cade/Iconica/Getty) PORING OVER: this wonderful list of grants and resources for filmmakers! NoFilmSchool has organized opportunities with upcoming deadlines from February to May by Documentary, Narrative and Screenwriting categories. ADMIRING THE ATTITUDE: that Lexi Alexander took at the Athena Film Festival over the...


Terry’s Picks: February 4, 2014

Image via Fox Searchlight. Looking forward to: the NYC premiere of Amma Asante’s Belle at the Athena Film Festival on Thursday! The film is a fictionalized account of the life of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the West Indies–born biracial daughter of an African woman and Admiral Sir John Lindsay, on an English estate. Belle’s story tackles questions about society, race,...