Screening Series


Women In Film presents a new once-a-month curated screening series in partnership with the ArcLight Cinemas, Hollywood with a concentration on female filmmakers. The series includes new films before their theatrical release, festival favorites, and older films introduced by well-known female filmmakers. The program supports Women In Film’s mission of promoting creative female media-makers and creates a unique destination to view their talent. Each screening will be followed by a Q & A with the film’s director, writer, producer, and/or cast members.



MARY SHELLEY Post Screening Q&A with Director Haifaa Al Mansour, Producer Amy Baer, moderated by WIF Executive Director Kirsten Schaffer
BOUNDARIES Post Screening Q&A with Writer/Director Shana Feste & WIF Executive Director Kirsten Schaffer
THE RAPE OF RECY TAYLOR Post Screening Q&A with Writer/Director Nancy Buirski



SOPHIE AND THE RISING SUN Post Screening Q&A with Writer/Director Maggie Greenwald and Crew, moderated by WIF Senior Director of Education, Gayle Nachlis



THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN Post Screening Q&A with star Hailee Steinfeld & director Kelly Fremon Craig; moderated by Executive Producer & WIF President Cathy Schulman.

MISS STEVENS Post Screening Q&A with Julia Hart, Lily Rabe, Timothee Chalamet & Anthony Quintal

EQUITY Post Screening Q&A with Meera Menon, and actors – Anna Gunn & Alysia Reiner; moderated by Kirsten Schaffer, Executive Director, Women In Film

THE FITS Post Screening Q&A with director Anna Rose Holmer; moderated by Grethcen

THE INVITATION Post Screening Q&A with director Karyn Kusama; moderated by Kathryn Hahn (Transparent, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days)

DAWN & THE BABADOOK Post Screening Q&A with director of DAWN, Rose McGowan       



MCFARLAND, USA  Q&A with director Niki Caro and Disney President of Production Sean Bailey; moderated by Susan Cartsonis

Grandma Q&A with Lily Tomlin and Sam Elliott

6 Years Q&A with director Hannah Fidell and cast, moderated by Kirsten Schaffer

Sleeping With Other People Q&A with director Leslye Headland


2014 Highlights

VIRUNGA  Q&A with director Orlando von Einsiedel and producer Joanna Natasegara; moderated by Lucy Webb

BEYOND THE LIGHTS Q&A with writer/director Gina Prince Bythewood and producer Stephanie Allain; moderated by Naketha Mattocks