Sputnik Feature Film AWFJ.org Review

By CinemaSiren | August 21, 2020 | Comments Off on Sputnik Feature Film AWFJ.org Review

From time to time a film journalist gets the sense that everyone up and down the PR chain is proud of what they’re promoting. Given that new release Sputnik is both a horror film and in Russian, I was pretty surprised by their confidence. When I said I was curious about seeing it, I immediately got not …

Howard AWFJ.org Review

By CinemaSiren | August 21, 2020 | Comments Off on Howard AWFJ.org Review

Fans of Disney as well as those interested in American history will be fascinated by writer/director/producer Don Hahn’s documentary Howard, now streaming on Disney+. They will also experience a host of emotions spanning from heartbreak to joy in the process. A love letter to the complicated, driven, inspired playwright and lyricist Howard Ashman, Howard is an intimate portrait …

And She Could Be Next Documentary AWFJ.org review

By CinemaSiren | July 30, 2020 | Comments Off on And She Could Be Next Documentary AWFJ.org review

If you want to be both inspired and spitting mad in equal measure, the documentary And She Could Be Next will definitely do it for you. Co-directed and produced by Grace Lee and Marjan Safinia, And She Could Be Next chronicles the burgeoning movement of candidates and organizers who are women of color, giving the spotlight to powerhouse candidates …

We Are the Radical Monarchs: AWFJ.org review

By CinemaSiren | July 24, 2020 | Comments Off on We Are the Radical Monarchs: AWFJ.org review

These Monarchs can fly….The first thing that strikes you, and stays with you far after the end of director Linda Goldstein Knowlton’s documentary We Are the Radical Monarchs, is the girls. There’s a 99% likelihood you will develop a fierce love for them. The film covers the Girls Scouts alternative empowering girls of color started in …