Announcements, Women in Film

Girls’ Voices Matter receives Oregon Cultural Trust Grant

I’m very happy to report that Girls’ Voices Matter has received a grant from the Oregon Cultural Trust! The grant will help us bring our program, “Women Filmmakers of the Pacific Northwest,” to libraries and other public spaces around Lane County.

Here’s our schedule so far:

Monday, March 2, 4:30-5:00 – Ophelia’s Place, Eugene

Tuesday, March 3, 4:30-5:30 – Creswell Library, Creswell

Wednesday, March 4, 4:30-5:30 – Cottage Grove Library, Cottage Grove

Saturday, March 7, 2:00-4:30 – Springfield Library, Springfield. Come a join us for a fun afternoon with popcorn and pizza as we watch American Teen, directed by Nanette Burstein, followed by our presentation!

Tuesday, March 10, 6:00-7:00 – Eugene Library, Singer Room (second floor), Downtown Branch

Tuesday, March 24, 6:30-7:30 – Fern Ridge Library, Veneta

We’ll be adding more venues, so check back or subscribe to the blog.

 

If you would like to have Girls’ Voices Matter bring our program to your school, library or community center, please contact Erica Goss, Director

The program is free and open to adults and teens.

Hope to see you there!

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We wish to thank the Oregon Cultural Trust for their support of “Women Filmmakers of the Pacific Northwest.”

We believe in girls.

Announcements, Empowering Girls, Women in Film

Visionaries: Female Filmmakers 1910-Today

Screen Shot 2019-01-28 at 2.50.36 PMI’m happy to share Visionaries: Female Filmmakers 1910-Today. Girls’ Voices Matter staff member Kacie Clark researched and wrote this compelling and interesting account of eight important women in film. From Alice Guy Lache, born in 1873, who started her own film company in 1910, to Best Picture winner, director Katherine Bigelow (The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty) these women have broken barriers and created some of the most memorable work in film today. We hope this document will inspire you!

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Women in Film

15 Female-directed Films

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Here’s a list of fifteen feature films directed by women, debuting in 2018. Some are already out, and some are still coming:

  1. The Strange Ones
  2. The Party
  3. A Wrinkle in Time
  4. What They Had
  5. Blockers
  6. The Rider
  7. Zama
  8. I Feel Pretty
  9. The Spy Who Dumped Me
  10. Barbie
  11. The Nightingale
  12. The Darkest Minds
  13. Can You Ever Forgive Me?
  14. Mulan (live action version)
  15. Mary, Queen of Scots

I’m going to see them all!

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Empowering Girls, Women in Film

Reel Grrls of Seattle!

A Pacific Northwest original.

From the website:

Reel Grrls equips and empowers girls ages 11 to 21 to engage critically and creatively with digital media to create positive social change. Reel Grrls also provides media literacy training to help grrls, gender non-conforming youth, and male allies from diverse communities interpret and respond to the flood of gendered and racialized images and messages young people encounter in our media saturated world.

 

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