Tonight's Movie: MEGAN LEAVEY directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite.

8:30pm. My Apartment.

As a side note, a HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who came to the Pascal Pictures hosted screening last week! We had over 60 people come and it was great to meet those of you I don't already know!

Gabriela Cowperthwaite (Credit: Ali Bahrynian)

Gabriela is an incredible diverse female director whose narrative directorial debut, MEGAN LEAVEY was released by Bleeker Street. LD Financed the film starring Kate Mara, Common and Eddie Falco. The film received an “A” cinema score and extremely positive critical response. Gabriela also directed the documentary BLACKFISH, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival in 2013 and was distributed by CNN Films. It was also nominated for a BAFTA in the Best Documentary Category.

PS - I love this movie so yes, I'm making everyone watch it!
Sonejuhi Sinha (Flagging Credit: Hannah Dickson)

Sonejuhi’s directing career began with a narrative short film, 'Love Comes Later,' which was one of ten short films accepted to the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. Sonejuhi was then invited by the Cannes Film Festival to participate in their feature development program Next Step in Paris to develop her feature script. After completing the Cannes Next Steps development program in Paris, award-winning Indian filmmaker Sonejuhl  presents her latest work 'Miles of Sand'—a powerful exploration of motherhood, poverty, and the fight for personal agency in rural India.
Watch the 'Miles of Sand' short
here and check out her website here!

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Meet Dr. Jess Wade, The Physicist Who Wants Female Scientists To Get Noticed. So She Wrote 270 Wikipedia Profiles.  

Dr. Jess Wade wants to get young girls to consider a career in STEM by writing Wikipedia pages for trailblazing female scientists in an effort to get every woman “who has achieved something impressive in science to get the prominence and recognition they deserve.” This woman is an all around badass who is working to not only empower her colleagues but also future generations of women. 
Learn more about her
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