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Documentary Filmmaker Amy Berg: Witness to Injustice

Eight years ago today, Janis: Little Girl Blue released to U.S. theaters. The documentary follows the life of acclaimed singer-songwriter and rock star Janis Joplin. Through archival footage mixed with powerful narration by Cat Powers (a contemporary woman rocker), the director takes her viewers on a journey into the legend of one of the most celebrated rock and roll icons.read more.

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Watch at Home: ‘Charlie’s Angels’ & more from female filmmakers

Charlie's Angels

FF2 Media’s new “Watch at Home” columns list the new films written and/or directed by women filmmakers that are newly available each week on DVD, Video On Demand &/or streaming services.

Here are the new films written and/or directed by women filmmakers now available at home as of 3/13/2020 (with links to FF2 Media reviews posted the week of their theatrical release):

  • Charlie’s Angels – Elizabeth Banks (writer-director)
  • The Dog Doc – Cindy Meehl (director)
  • Lost Girls – Liz Garbus (director) (Netflix)
  • Lost Transmissions – Katharine O’Brien (writer-director)
  • The Postcard Killings -Liza Marklund (co-writer)
  • Ride Like A Girl – Rachel Griffiths (director), Elise McCredie (co-writer)
  • Spies in Disguise – Cindy Davis (screen story by)
  • Stargirl – Julia Hart (director/co-writer), Kristin Hahn (co-writer) (Disney+)
  • Transference – Jennifer Lloyd (co-writer)

DANIELLE’S TOP PICK OF THE WEEK

Charlie’s Angels takes the Townsend Agency international in this very fast-paced action-comedy written and directed by Elizabeth Banks.… read more.

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