The documentary Side By Side (2012), now at theaters, on VOD and on iTunes is an interesting exploration of photo-chemical filmmaking versus digital moving image making at a moment in time where the two co-exist. That is not to say they won’t continue to co-exist, but it’s not to say they will either. It depends […]
Entries Tagged as 'New York Women in Film and Television'
November 2nd, 2010 No Comments
Last night at the Walter Reade Theater, filmmaker Jessie Maple joined an audience to watch a screening of her recently preserved 1981 film, Will. Shot in 80′s Harlem, the film is an interesting exploration of drug addiction but I have to admit that what I found most fascinating was seeing this neighborhood from this time […]
Tags: Jessie Maple · Loretta Devine · New York Women in Film and Television · Night Catches Us · Tanya Hamilton · The Film Society of Lincoln Center · Walter Reade Theater · WFPF · Will · Women's Film Preservation Fund
March 27th, 2010 No Comments
With the recent big Oscar win for Kathryn Bigelow, the first female director to win in the Best Director category, I got to thinking about women’s role in film history. It’s not the first time I’ve thought about it. I remember back when someone first introduced me to Maya Deren. Ms. Deren’s contributions to creative expression […]
Tags: Anne Bauchens · Benchmarking Women's Leadership · Blanche Sewell · Bombshell · Cecil B. DeMille · Cleopatra · D.W. Griffith · Golden Age of Cinema · Jean Harlow · Margaret Booth · MoMA · Mutiny on the Bounty · New York Women in Film and Television · NYWIFT · Solex · The Way We Were · The White House Project · The Wizard of Oz · To Save and Project · Whitney Museum of American Art · William Randolph Hearst · Women's Film Preservation Fund