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    Women Film Critics Circle Announce Nominations: ‘Fast Color,’ ‘Little Women’ & ‘The Nightingale’ Among Nominees

    The Women Film Critics Circle (WFCC) announced their awards nominations over the weekend. The nominations for Best Film About Women features titles such as “Little Women,” “Hustlers,” Honeyland,” “Judy,” “American Woman,” and “Harriet.” The WFCC also recognizes women of the industry in categories such as Best Woman Storyteller, the circle’s screenwriting award. The nominees include […] More

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    ‘The Nightingale’ & ‘The King’ Reign at the 2019 Australian Academy Awards

    The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) awarded their 2019 winners Wednesday and Jennifer Kent’s period drama “The Nightingale” took home the high honors. Since premiering at Sundance Film Festival, “The Nightingale” has had a difficult time staying on the minds of critics. The Australian Academy recognized the feature and honored it Wednesday […] More

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    Amazon Studios Buys Jennifer Kent’s ‘Alice + Freda Forever’ with Production Beginning Summer 2020

    Amazon Studios is finalizing a deal for world distribution rights for Jennifer Kent‘s next project, an adaptation of Alexis Koe’s book, “Alice + Freda Forever.” The deal comes ahead of the Toronto International Film Festival where the studio will be present for its films, the awards-buzzy “The Report” and the visually stunning “The Aeronauts.” The […] More

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    Interview: Aisling Franciosi and Baykali Ganambarr Discuss Their Work in Jennifer Kent’s ‘The Nightingale’

    When Jennifer Kent announced her new film, “The Nightingale,” fans of her freshman feature, “The Babadook,” expected another horror film. But as the project began to take shape, it was clear that this new work would tell the story of a much different kind of horror. Set in the rugged and dangerous wilds of 1820s […] More

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    Interview: Jennifer Kent Discusses Violence, Art, and Her New Film ‘The Nightingale’

    Writer and director Jennifer Kent caught audiences by surprise with her feature film debut, “The Babadook” in 2014. The atmospheric horror film about a widowed single mother whose son starts seeing a terrifying entity called the Babadook, quickly established Kent as an exciting new director to watch. Her follow up film, “The Nightingale,” surprised viewers […] More

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    Jennifer Kent’s ‘The Nightingale’ Gets Summer 2019 Release

    After playing at places like the Venice Film Festival last year and the Sundance Film Festival this year, it was fair to wonder when “The Nightingale” would be hitting theaters. Jennifer Kent‘s follow-up to “The Babadook” has been met with solid reviews, including our own take right here on the site. Now, we’ve actually learned […] More

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    Miami Film Festival 2019: Jennifer Kent’s ‘The Nightingale’ Sings a Violent, Traumatic, and Relevant Tune

    Miami Film Festival 2019: Walking through the rainforests of Tasmania, the sounds of creatures, man, and insects echo through the treetops. A young woman named Clare (Aisling Franciosi) aims a rifle at her black aborigine guide Billy (Baykali Ganambarr). The jungle is thick, hot, and full of death. Director Jennifer Kent proved she could make […] More

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    Alfonso Cuarón’s ‘Roma’ Wins Gold at 75th Venice Film Festival

    Venice Film Festival: Alfonso Cuarón‘s “Roma” won the coveted Golden Lion for Best Film at the 75th festival in Italy. The Academy Award winning director of “Gravity” took his Mexico-set family drama to Europe for its world premiere last week where it was welcomed with open arms. Other big winners this year include Yorgo Lanthimos […] More

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    10 Films that Put Women at the Center of the Fall Festival Circuit

    Studios and festivals are really putting in the effort this year to make good on their promises to promote more female-driven work. Toronto International Film Festival is leading the way with a record thirteen In-Competition films from women directors. And going beyond the director’s chair, projects including female writers, and featuring prominent leading women are […] More