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Female Filmmaker Friday Podcast: Episode 7 – 2016 in Review


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This week Sabina Stent, Oralia Torres, Lady P., Justine A. Smith, Diana Drumm, Kristen Sales join me to talk about their favorite films directed by women from 2016 (new or new-to-them).

Here’s my full list of films I watched that were directed by women in 2016.

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Female Filmmaker Friday Podcast: Episode 4 – Maya Deren


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This week on the Female Filmmaker Friday podcast writer and Surrealism researcher Sabina Stent joins me to talk about the work of experimental filmmaker Maya Deren (and cats!).

Female Filmmaker Friday Podcast: Episode 3 – Sara Gómez


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This week on the Female Filmmaker Friday podcast film writer Monica Castillo joins me to talk about the work of Afro-Cuban filmmaker Sara Gómez.

It’s Cinema Fanatic’s 5th Anniversary!


Isn’t that exciting?! I’ve got a really big announcement to make, but first I want to run through a few highlights of this last year.

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Female Filmmaker Friday: That’s What She Said, 2012 (dir. Carrie Preston)


I’m starting a new feature on the blog (I’ll bring Oscar Vault Monday back soon, I promise!) wherein I will discuss (sometimes at length, other times just with something brief) films directed by women. Sometimes I’ll talk about some of the bigger names and bigger films (Jane Campion, Nora Ephron, Kathryn Bigelow, Sofia Coppola), but mostly I will be focusing on smaller, lesser known films directed (and often times written) by women.

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