Recently Watched: Women to Woman, an online documentary by Veronique Doumbe and her daughter Malika Franklin, examining the topic of raising teenage daughters in New York City from both mother and daughter perspectives.
Currently Watching: Every Friday night in April, TCM’s A Woman’s World: The Defining Era of Women on Film showcases the “women’s film,” a staple from the late 1930s through the early 1950s that viewed life from the female perspective, with Joan Crawford, Rosalind Russell, Barbara Stanwick, and more. What else could you ask for?
Looking Forward to: If She Can See It, She Can Be It! screening and panel on April 11 at the NY International Children’s Film Festival on the continuing problem of destructive images of women and girls in the media. Panelists include Christine Vachon, Uma Thurman, Debra Granik, and others.
Terry Lawler is the Executive Director of NYWIFT. Tune in every Tuesday for her picks of the week.