Terry’s Picks: October 15

still from Desert Runners

Congratulations ToNYWIFT Member Yael Melamede. She is the producer of Desert Runner and it just won  Audience Award for Documentary at the Hamptons International Film Festival.

Excited For: NYWIFT Member Melissa Silverstein, founder of Women and Hollywood. She just was honored with a Susan B. Anthony Award from NOW NY.

Another Great HIFF Moment: Writer and Director Shana Betz takes home the Tangerine Entertainment Juice Award, which honors an outstanding narrative filmmaker at the Hamptons International Film Festival, for Free Ride. Tangerine Entertainment is founded by NYWIFT Member Anne Hubbell.

Terry Lawler is the Executive Director of NYWIFT. Tune in every Tuesday for her picks of the week.