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#VoteForWomen

What if this were what an awards season ballot looked like? This year has brought us so much fantastic work from women both in front of and behind the camera. When you take a look at dozens of these contenders all in one place, and compare it to the typical handful that actually receive nominations, the gulf […]

2020 Sundance Film Festival Line-Up

The feature films that will be showcased at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, held January 23–February 2, have been announced. Keri Putnam, Sundance Institute Executive Director and Women In Film L.A. Board Member, said, “At this year’s Festival, we’ll explore the theme of ‘imagined futures,’ inside the theaters and in the conversations sparked by the work […]

Women-Directed Films Join Nat’l Film Registry

Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced today the annual selection of 25 of America’s most influential motion pictures to the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress. An unprecedented seven motion pictures directed by women are on this year’s list, including ReFrame Rise Director Patricia Cardoso’s REAL WOMEN HAVE CURVES (2002)…

Opening This Week: 12/11/19–12/17/19

These films are opening (or playing at repertory cinema) in Los Angeles, and these television series are premiering, which all have been directed, written, produced, shot, scored, or edited by women: 6 UNDERGROUND Produced by Dana Goldberg 63 UP Produced by Claire Lewis ANOTHER WOMAN Written & Directed by Anna Parmas; Written by Mariya Shulgina, […]

Source: “Inequality in 1,200 Popular Films: Examining Portrayals of Gender, Race/Ethnicity, LGBT & Disability from 2007 to 2018,”
Dr. Stacy L. Smith, Marc Choueiti, Dr. Katherine Pieper, Kevin Yao, Ariana Case & Angel Choi; Annenberg Inclusion Initiative