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REELwomen Program At 47th Chicago International Film Festival Will Highlight Works Of First-time Women Filmmakers And Documentarians

11 October 2011 12:17 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Created to celebrate the contributions that female writers and directors continue to make to film around the world, the REELwomen program at the 47th Chicago International Film Festival will introduce Chicago audiences to the works of first-time women filmmakers and documentarians.

More than half of the documentaries featured in this year.s Docufest competition are directed by women, most of them focusing on the arts. First-time filmmakers like Yasemin Samderelli, Alice Rohrwacher and Julia Leigh explore issues of identity – whether national or sexual – while others, like Susan Jacobson are staking a claim on genre films. The program also welcomes the return of Festival alumni filmmakers Mia Hansen-Løve and Lynne Ramsay.

All Me: The Life and Times of Winfred Rembert USA (Director: Vivian Ducat) . If there was ever a case for designating a person a National Treasure, Winfred Rembert is that person. Though he lived through segregation and the civil rights era in the Deep South, »

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