Terry’s Picks: The Zookeeper’s Wife, Rock in the Red Zone, Lifetime Job Offer

Jessica reports: Jessica Chastain, writing from the female-dominated set of The Zookeeper’s Wife, says, “When you have both genders represented, then you have a healthier point of view.”

Laura rocks: Filmmaker Laura Bialis talks to IndieWire about her documentary feature Rock in the Red Zone, about the thriving music scene located less than one mile from the Gaza strip. NYWIFT co-presented a screening of the film at NYC’s Other Israel Film Festival last month.

Lifetime commitment: The Lifetime network has promised a job to every graduate of AFI Conservatory’s prestigious Directing Workshop for Women. Bravo!