Sissy SXSW AWFJ.org review

By CinemaSiren | March 17, 2022 | Comments Off on Sissy SXSW AWFJ.org review

Australian writer/directors Hanna Barlow and Kane Senes bring mean girls, social media savagery, fear of being cancelled, the repercussions of childhood trauma, and gore, gore, gore to their comedy horror mashup Sissy. Aisha Dee is both luminescent and looney tunes as the title character Sissy, or as she has calls herself to her 200,000 IG followers, …

Sell/Buy/Date SXSW AWFJ.org review

By CinemaSiren | March 17, 2022 | Comments Off on Sell/Buy/Date SXSW AWFJ.org review

As a hybrid documentary, Sell/Buy/Date is one freaky little non-movie, or what ‘I-can-do-it-all’ poster gal, writer/director/producer/performer Sarah Jones calls an ‘unorthodoc’. Sell/Buy/Date considers how the sex industry is at the intersection of race, feminism, power, and money, through the lens of one Black woman with many voices seeking to better understand sex work. The Tony Award-winning playwright and performer …

Sheryl SXSW AWFJ.org review

By CinemaSiren | March 17, 2022 | Comments Off on Sheryl SXSW AWFJ.org review

By all accounts, Sheryl Crow is one of the most successful female singer/songwriters alive today. The superstar has won 9 Grammys, can pick up the phone and call Bob Dylan for advice, and Mick Jagger calls her “little sister”. Now filmmaker Amy Scott’s new biographical documentary Sheryl reveals the musician’s tumultuous personal experience becoming the icon she …

Mama Bears SXSW AWFJ.org review

By CinemaSiren | March 17, 2022 | Comments Off on Mama Bears SXSW AWFJ.org review

If you’ve ever been to a Pride march, a rally for Human Rights Watch, or some other LGBTQ-centered public gathering, you’ve probably seen them: women of a certain age with tees that say “Free Mom Hugs”. If you’re gay, there’s a good chance at some point they actively tried to restrict your rights. They are …