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An In-Depth Conversation with Sonia Kennebeck and Ines Hofmann Kanna on the Makin g of National Bird
Wed, March 22, 6:30-8:30pm
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Join Sonia Kennebeck and Ines Hofmann Kanna, director and producer of National Bird in a stimulating case study on the making of this thought-provoking, accomplished documentary. National Bird follows the dramatic journey of three whistleblowers who are determined to break the silence around one of the most controversial current affairs issues of our time: the secret U.S. drone war. Executive Produced by Wim Wenders and Errol Morris, National Bird is Kennebeck’s feature-length documentary debut. We trace the team’s journey from seed of an idea through the making of, their premiere at the 2016 Berlinale and distribution. We will also discuss the risk factors and security issues around making the film and what the filmmakers needed to implement in the making of this kind of investigative documentary. See ordering details or view our new releases.


Women's History Month Sale!

Celebrate Women's History Month with a Special Offer! Buy any 2016/2017 new release at the full educational price and buy any additional title from WMM collection for $99! Herald the history making achievements of women within America and around the world with our vast collection featuring their inspiring stories. From the history of feminism to the achievements of writers, activists, community leaders; from films about the journeys of immigrant, Muslim, Latina, Asian American and African American women to films about women in sports and science, all are an invaluable resources that illustrate the resistance and progress that have contributed to the global advancement of women. Use coupon code WOM17. See ordering details or view our new releases.


WMM supported and distributed projects have been nominated for and won the Academy, Emmy, Peabody and duPont-Columbia University Broadcast Awards, among others.



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Meet the Industry: International Co-Production and Conquering the International Market with Cinetic's Jason Ishikawa
Wed, March 29 | 6:30-8:30pm
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Cinetic Media is a New York-based film and media company that, since its founding in 2001, has provided advisory services in every aspect of development and operations related to film and documentary. Some of their Sundance 2017 acquisition pick-ups were City of Ghosts, Mudbound, Nobody Speak: Hulk Hogan, Gawker and the Trials of a Free Press and Call Me By Your Name.

Cinetic's Jason Ishikawa comes to WMM for the first time to share his expertise in how to conquer the international market for your narrative or documentary film covering everything from co-production, festivals, sales and more.

When it's every filmmaker’s goal to get their work seen as widely as possible and in this day-in-age where financing is not getting easier, it sometimes takes a global team. This informative and instructive evening will help you navigate the path of your projects in thoughtful and exciting new ways.

Meet the Industry: In Conversation with Loira Limbal from Firelight Media
Thurs. April 6 | 6:30-8:30pm
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Founded in 2000 by MacArthur ‘Genius’ Fellow, Stanley Nelson, Firelight Media produces award-winning films that expose injustice, illuminate the power of community and tell a history seldom told. Firelight connects these films with concrete and innovative ways for diverse audiences to be inspired, educated and mobilized into action. In addition, Firelight is dedicated to developing documentary filmmakers whose projects advance underrepresented stories, moving them from the margins to the forefront of mainstream media through high quality, powerful productions.

Join Vice President, Loira Limbal in conversation walking us through Firelight Media and highlighting some of the their recent productions, Tell Them We Are Rising (Sundance 2017) The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, Southwest of Salem, (T)ERROR, Las Marthas and many more… the Firelight Labs, how to be a Firelight Fellow and much, much more.​

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Women Make Movies is hiring a full-time Marketing and Communications Manager to join our team! Learn more. We're also looking for interns! Work with our distribution staff to learn about outreach and promotion of independent film, or work with our production assistance program to learn about raising money and getting independent films made. Apply today to take advantage of this great opportunity!



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Sale! REVIVAL: WOMEN AND THE WORD


THE REVIVAL: WOMEN AND THE WORD chronicles the US tour of a group of Black lesbian poets and musicians, who become present-day stewards of a historical movement to build community among queer women of color. Their journey to strengthen their community is enriched by insightful interviews with leading Black feminist thinkers and historians, including Dr. Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Nikki Finney, and Alexis Deveaux. As the group tours the country, the film reveals their aspirations and triumphs, as well as the unique identity challenges they face encompassing gender, race, and sexuality. This is a rarely seen look into a special sisterhood - one where marginalized voices are both heard and respected.

Special Offer! Buy THE REVIVAL at full price and receive select titles for $99. See titles and details.



Top 10 Films of the Month


OVARIAN PSYCOS
SONITA
DON'T TELL ANYONE
THE REVIVAL
GREAT UNSUNG WOMEN OF COMPUTING
A REVOLUTION IN FOUR SEASONS
JANE: AN ABORTION SERVICE
INDIA'S DAUGHTER
THE PASSIONATE PURSUITS OF ANGELA BOWEN
THE MOTHERHOOD ARCHIVES



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