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Female Directors Might Be Ignored By Hollywood, But They're Celebrated…

Love movies? Wish you could see more quality, lady-friendly stuff? Take note: The second annual Athena Film Festival— a celebration of "women's leadership in both real life and the fictional world"— is right around the corner, February 9-12, at Barnard College in New York City. This year's awardees include the likes… » 1/26/12 6:50pm 1/26/12 6:50pm

The Emotional, Personal, Universal Story of Pariah

There's a motto you learn in screenwriting school: "If it's personal, it's universal." Human experiences transcend race, gender, geographical borders. And Pariah, the excellent (heartbreaking, heartwarming, highly-recommended) film written and directed by Dee Rees, might be about a young black girl growing up in… » 1/09/12 5:20pm 1/09/12 5:20pm