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Female Film & TV Directors Book List

September is #DirectedByWomen awareness month where the world celebrates with viewing parties of films old and new. But what if books are more your thing? Well, we have you covered. We’ve been collecting women’s history books (our Executive Director used to be a film director so she’s always picking up great titles for the collection). […]

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September Meeting

It’s movie month at Gal’s Guide and we’re super excited to have as our special speaker for our September Meeting, award-winning filmmaker, Mallory Gieringer. Mallory is going to show us how film fans and filmmakers can apply creative solutions to showcase the importance of female perspective in film. Did you know?  Women comprised 32% of all […]

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Alice Guy-Blaché – Your Gal Friday

Here is a gal who created the framework that would make movies last over 100 years. Her innovations include: being the first to tell a story on film, first to use sound, first to feature inter-racial casts, creation the music video, developing a “natural” acting style, and was the first female to run a movie […]

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Female Filmmaker Looks at La La Land

Notice: There are NO plot spoilers. I do mention some detail about the movie but nothing that would ruin the story itself. The holidays are over, the days are getting longer and the super bowl has come and gone. Everyone is waiting in bated breath for the next big thing and that can only mean […]