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Category Archives: Film

WBW Brief: September 17, 2018

Pictured: Jaclyn Backhaus (Playwrights Horizons), Lauren Yee & Tanika Gupta (Adam Bennett) Playwriting Award: Jaclyn Backhaus and Lauren Yee are the winners of the 2018 Horton Foote Prize–lauded for India Pale … Continue reading

September 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

Interview: Gabri Christa

Born and raised in the Caribbean island nation of Curaçao, Gabri Christa has created an impressive body of work for stage and screen. Following her graduation from The School for … Continue reading

September 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

WBW Brief: September 2, 2018

Aretha Franklin & Barbara Harris RIP Aretha Franklin: Here’s Nelson George’s beautiful tribute (via Billboard) to Aretha Franklin. She touched billions of lives around the world, and anyone who has … Continue reading

September 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Interview: Richa Rudola

Richa Rudola is an award-winning NYC-based filmmaker. Films were not a big part of Richa’s childhood growing up in India. It wasn’t until pursuing a statistics graduate degree in the … Continue reading

August 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

WBW Brief: August 12, 2018

Desiree Akhavan | photo credit: Katherine Anne Rose for the Observer Here’s the latest news in film and theater. Artistic Director Announced: Earlier this week, Stephanie Ybarra was named as … Continue reading

August 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

WBW Brief: June 27, 2018

Here’s a roundup of some recent news items about film festivals, films to watch, foundation support for women in the arts and more. Film Festival News: Here’s a look at … Continue reading

June 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Interview: Sarah Wharton

Sarah Wharton is a New York-based actor, writer and producer. She stars in The Ring Thing, an incisive, moving film about same-sex marriage. The film mixes documentary footage of real-life … Continue reading

May 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

WBW Brief: May 17, 2018

Cannes Do: Black actresses protest racism within the film industry in France. 16 women–including Nadège Beausson-Diagne, Mata Gabin, Maïmouna Gueye, Eye Haïdara–decried not being considered for prestigious roles. Read more about … Continue reading

May 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

WBW Brief: April 30, 2018

Here’s the latest news and opportunities in the world for women artists. Interview with Domee Shi: Bao–the first Pixar short film directed by a woman–premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. … Continue reading

April 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

WBW Brief: May 9, 2017

New Artistic Director: Lauded writer Katori Hall (pictured, The Mountaintop, Hurt Village) has been named the Artistic Director of the Hattiloo Theatre in Memphis, Tennessee. What an exciting development. Hall … Continue reading

May 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

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