Terry’s Picks: Crystal Emery, Emmy Noms, Netflix Queue

Crystal Emery: Read NYWIFT member Crystal Emery’s piece in Time about how living at the intersection of three marginalized identities – black, female and disabled – has made her stronger. Crystal’s film Black Women in Medicine premieres on public television this Fall. Emmy Noms: Congratulations to all of the NYWIFT members, Muse Award recipients and...


Terry’s Picks: OITNB, No Country for Young Women & Film Fatales

Graph via No Country for Young Women Looking Forward: to the June 6th release of Orange is the New Black with NYWIFT member Alysia Reiner appearing again as Assistant Warden Natalie “Fig” Figueroa. Suggesting: that you check out this excellent post on No Country for Young Women by Elena Rossini on a new technique she used to measure gender bias. Applauding: the work...


Weekly Roundup: Gabourey Sidibe, Director Kimberly Pierce & Oxygen Media

//embed.gettyimages.com/embed/487688169?et=cPqGSOaJQANxm9dho-6_lQ&sig=WUEG6AlUfgzcQ-dX4hK-lR36JRHm0BzXaCnDK0hh_5Y= Gabourey Sidibe says she’s “an a**hole!” It’s for a wonderful reason. Dawn Hudson will remain CEO of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. Director Kimberly Peirce (Boys Don’t Cry, Carrie) gave a wonderful keynote speech at the AFI Directing Workshop for Women. (Video) Jovanka Vuckovic to direct Jacqueline Ess: Her Will & Testament. Clive Barker’s...