Still Judy by Lisa Denker and Honorable Mention I Am More Than My Hair by Alyscia Cunningham

The organization will also partner with ReelAbiltiies for a special NYWIFT Talks focused on disability awareness in media

NEW YORK, NY — April 13, 2021 — New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) is pleased to announce the presentation of the Loreen Arbus Disability Awareness Grant to winner Lisa Denker for her documentary feature, with a first-ever Honorable Mention awarded to Alyscia Cunningham for her documentary feature I Am More Than My Hair. …


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On this episode, two-time Academy Award Nominee, Barry Alexander Brown talks about his film, Son of the South. Barry Alexander Brown was most recently nominated for the Oscar for Best Editing for his work on Spike Lee’s Black Klansman.

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Originally published at https://behindtherabbitproductions.wordpress.com on April 7, 2021.


TONKAWA, OK, 4/4/2021- The organizers of the Tonkawa Film Festival have announced their Official Selections for the 2021 Tonkawa Film Festival taking place May 21–22, 2021, which is hosted by the Tonkawa Chamber of Commerce. This year’s festival screenings will once again take place at Wilkin Hall on the beautiful Northern Oklahoma College campus in Tonkawa, OK. In addition to the selections which include 38 short films from around the world and across multiple genres, the festival will once again host a special screening of a feature film with the star of the film scheduled to be in attendance. Organizers…


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On this episode Anthony Argento talks about The Greenpoint Film Festival and the future of festivals dealing with COVID 19. For our coverage of last year’s Greenpoint Film Festival, click here. For more on Anthony Argento and Rollin Studios, check out our interview with with him here.

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Originally published at https://behindtherabbitproductions.wordpress.com on March 31, 2021.


Taking The Fall is releasing on VOD platforms on April 9th. Starring Munro Chambers (Degrassi, Turbo Kid)Roland Buck III(Chicago Med, The Week Of) Avalon Penrose(Hades, Woman Up) and Katie Gill (My Synthesized Life, Baby Daddy), Taking The Fall is a coming-of-age drama that explores the societal pressures of millennial culture. Tyler (Munro Chambers) returns from a six year prison sentence for a surprise reunion with his former college friends to discover that they’ve all veered off course under the pressure of millennial culture. …


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On this episode director Sarah Pirozek talks about her indie feature film, #LIKE which was featured at the Brooklyn Film Festival. Now available on Apple TV, Amazon Prime, and VUDU and more.

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Originally published at https://behindtherabbitproductions.wordpress.com on March 24, 2021.


Farewell Amor will screen March 26–27for SWAN Day followed by the CUNY TY broadcast premiere of the 41stAnnual NYWIFT Muse Awards on March 28

NEW YORK, NY — March 23, 2021 — New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) culminates its month-long recognition of Women’s History with a weekend of screenings celebrating female creators in film, television, and media. NYWIFT will screen IFC Films’ critically-acclaimed Farewell Amor March 26–27 as part of its annual SWAN Day (Support Women Artists Now Day) celebration in partnership with SAG-AFTRA, FF2 Media, Women in the Arts & Media Coalition (WAMC), HerFlix, In Creative Company, The Gotham, African-American Women in Cinema (AAWIC), and Women Make Movies (WMM), followed by a talkback with filmmaker Ekwa Msangi on Saturday, March…


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On this episode film critic and founder of ActuallyPaid.com, William J. Hammon and host Jason Godbey review I’m Thinking of Ending Things, Enola Holmes, and Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker.

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Originally published at https://behindtherabbitproductions.wordpress.com on March 17, 2021.


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On this episode filmmakers Alex Knapp and Max Gardner discuss their film Go/Don’t Go. We first reviewed Go/Don’t Go in our coverage of the Greenpoint Film Festival in 2020.

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An in-depth look at fashion as a communication tool throughout history and politics in celebration of Women’s History Month

NEW YORK, NY — March 8, 2021 — New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) and the Fashion Group International (FGI) are proud to present “Fashion and the First Ladies” on Friday, March 12, 2021 at 1 PM EST in celebration of Women’s History Month!

In this hour-long virtual program, industry leaders Fernando Garcia (Co-Creative Director of Oscar De La Renta), Valerie Steele (Director and Chief Curator of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology), and Carson Poplin (Fashion Historian) will discuss the iconic looks from U.S. First Ladies of government in a candid conversation about how our…

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