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17 06, 2016

In Conversation with Eva Husson director of BANG GANG – A Modern Love Story

By | June 17th, 2016|Conversations|2 Comments

 

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This week WOH supports two films by two women directors from two different countries, one is BANG GANG by the French director EVA HUSSON and the other is PARCHED by the Indian director LEENA YADAV. 

In both films sexuality is the key, or one of the main keys, to knowing oneself and achieving a kind of freedom. Women free themselves by liberating their own sexuality. Young people approach their fear through extenuating sexual activity. That was true in the 70’s and it is still true now in these two women’s films.

The two directors are from different backgrounds and are different ages, but both decided to tell stories in which their protagonists, through sexuality and sex, succeed in moving forward with their lives with a renewed awareness of […]

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17 06, 2016

In Conversation with Leena Yadav director of PARCHED

By | June 17th, 2016|Conversations|5 Comments

FINAL WOH logo 5

This week WOH supports two films by two women directors from two different countries, one is PARCHED by the Indian director LEENA YADAV and the other is BANG GANG by the French director EVA HUSSON.

In both films sexuality is the key, or one of the main keys, to knowing oneself and achieving a kind of freedom. Women free themselves by liberating their own sexuality. Young people approach their fear through extenuating sexual activity. That was true in the 70’s and it is still true now in these two women’s films.

The two directors are from different backgrounds and are different ages, but both decided to tell stories in which their protagonists, through sexuality and sex, succeed in moving forward with their lives with a renewed awareness of […]

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11 06, 2016

In Conversation with Anaïs Volpé director of the film HEIS (chronicles) @ LA Film Festival 2016

By | June 11th, 2016|Conversations|5 Comments

HEIS

Cinema as a form of expression. Cinema as a necessity. Cinema as an art form.

These are the urgencies that move Anaïs Volpé, the young actress-writer-director-producer who envisioned the cross-media project HEIS (chronicles), which was born as a web series (5 episodes of 11’ each), expanded into a feature film (90’) and also an art exhibition.

HEIS (chronicles) the film had its WORLD PREMIERE in the World Fiction Competition of the LA Film Festival this past Sunday, 6/5, and today, 6/9, won the WORLD FICTION AWARD.

I met Anaïs on Twitter, few months ago, because she was following Women Occupy Hollywood and she told me that her film was in competition at the LA Film Festival in the World Fiction section. I saw the trailer of her film and was so extremely touched by the honesty, clarity and […]

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