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WOMEN IN FILM: Jane Campion

A new series on women of influence in cinema

A recipient of the Palme d’Or, the Silver Lion, and an Academy Award, Jane Campion is one of the most successful women directors in the history of cinema. Campion’s first feature film, “Sweetie” premiered at Cannes in 1989 where it was greeted with boos but has since been claimed as a hallmark of the director’s iconoclastic style, with its black humor, striking visuals and its penetrating look ... more >

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What everybody ought to know about “Blindspotting”

Film came out in summer of 2018
Daveed Diggs and Raphael Casal

Race, class, social injustice. Our country has struggled with these since forever and cinema provides the means to address issues and heed the call of activism and resistance through art. In these dangerously unstable times “Blindspotting” has led the charge and turned the camera on us. When the film came out last year, it was a striking debut for first-time filmmaker Carlos Lopez Estrada ... more >