Louis Sayad DeCaprio’s and Khawla Al Hammouri’s empowering documentary “A Syrian Woman” touches on female refugees, education for girls and child marriage

Louis Sayad DeCaprio’s and Khawla Al Hammouri’s empowering documentary “A Syrian Woman” touches on female refugees, education for girls and child marriage   The award-winning film A Syrian Woman depicts firsthand accounts of the refugee crisis by eight Syrian women living in Jordan. It is a story that illuminates the challenges so many women face after their displacement, highlighting their resilience and determination in the … Continue reading Louis Sayad DeCaprio’s and Khawla Al Hammouri’s empowering documentary “A Syrian Woman” touches on female refugees, education for girls and child marriage

Anne de Mare & Kirsten Kelly’s film ‘The Girl with the Rivet Gun’ shares the stories of the 3 unsung female heroes of World War II

Anne de Mare and Kirsten Kelly’s animated short The Girl with the Rivet Gun tells the story of three real life Rosie the Riveters during World War II: Esther Horne, Susan Taylor King and Mildred Crow Sargent, who overcome the stereotypes of women during the war. This impressive documentary screened at Thomas Edison Black Maria Film Festival 2020 where it was awarded a Jury’s Choice … Continue reading Anne de Mare & Kirsten Kelly’s film ‘The Girl with the Rivet Gun’ shares the stories of the 3 unsung female heroes of World War II

Rachel Harrison Gordon’s Coming of Age drama ‘Broken Bird’ focuses on a biracial girl’s conflicting relationship with her culture and identity

Rachel Harrison Gordon’s Coming of Age drama Broken Bird focuses on a biracial girl’s conflicting relationship with her culture and identity Selected for SXSW Film Festival 2020  Starring Chad L. Coleman (The Wire) and Indigo Hubbard-Salk (Netflix Series She’s Gotta Have It) Rachel Harrison Gordon’s semi-autobiographical film Broken Bird focuses on a biracial girl struggling with her culture and identity, whilst being days away from her Bar Mitzvah. This important film … Continue reading Rachel Harrison Gordon’s Coming of Age drama ‘Broken Bird’ focuses on a biracial girl’s conflicting relationship with her culture and identity

FILM REVIEW – Debris – A raw and powerful glimpse into the US migrant crisis

If you own a TV, smartphone or have any access to global news then there’s no doubt you’re aware of the current US Mexico border crisis. This is where director Julio O. Ramos positions his story in the film Debris, with trafficked migrant workers in America allocated to the construction of family homes. Site boss Armando is responsible for his workers and when one of … Continue reading FILM REVIEW – Debris – A raw and powerful glimpse into the US migrant crisis

Marisa Crespo and Moisés Romera’s Spanish thriller ‘9 steps (9 Pasos)’ achieves international recognition after winning over 130 Awards and being nominated for the Best Fiction Short Film Goya Award

Marisa Crespo and Moisés Romera’s suspenseful short film 9 steps shares the story of a man who tries to teach his young son a lesson about masculinity, leading to an unforeseeable result. 9 steps has won over 130 film awards and has been selected to screen at over 300 prestigious film festivals. The film’s awards include Best Short Film Award at Festival Internacional de Cine de Lebu and it was nominated for … Continue reading Marisa Crespo and Moisés Romera’s Spanish thriller ‘9 steps (9 Pasos)’ achieves international recognition after winning over 130 Awards and being nominated for the Best Fiction Short Film Goya Award