The Binding of Itzik
Directed by Women • Comedy, Independent, Short Films
A middle-aged Hasidic bookbinder gets more than he bargained for when he answers a Craigslist ad. Winner of the Film Movement Award at the 2021 San Francisco Jewish Film Festival.
DIRECTED BY ANIKA BENKOV
UNITED STATES | 2020 | ENGLISH LANGUAGE
Up Next in Directed by Women
A hilariously colorful satire of life and cinema in which a young woman finds herself caught in an existential and aesthetic crisis.
DIRECTED BY MARINA STEPANSKA
UKRAINE | 2019 | UKRAINIAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES
Ukuhlolwa Kwephupha (A Dream Deciphered)
A woman asleep begins to dream. It is a dream that distorts her perception of time and space in relation to her mundane daily tasks – an illusion that evokes a surreal experience of the self.
2022 NEW YORK AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL SELECTION
DIRECTED BY HLUMELA MATIKA
SOUTH AFRICA | 2022 | NO DIALOGUE
Shot in Dakar with the participation of leading Senegalese musicians, poets, and graffiti artists, ALGO-RHYTHM probes the rise in the algorithmic management of daily life and the insidious threats it poses to human rights and agency. Using hip-hop, drama, street art, and data-driven filmmaking, M...