Women’s Stories Weekly: Nora Ephron, Rwanda’s “Sweet Dreams” and more

The Death of Nora Ephron

It’s difficult for me to put words to how Ephron impacted my life as a writer and developing filmmaker, but this week I was gratified to read three lovely pieces on her legacy that articulated her global and industry impact.  She will be missed.

“Nora Ephron Dies at 71”
at Women and Hollywood

“In Memoriam: Nora Ephron, AKA Nora and Me”
at Movieline

“Nora Ephron, how I’ll miss her”
at The Guardian

International Images Film Festival for Women (Zimbabwe) Call for Submissions
at Screen Africa

‘Take This Waltz’ filmmaker Sarah Polley says acting less a priority now
at Winnipeg Free Press

(Polley’s second feature film as writer/director (“Take This Waltz”) rolled out in theatres across Canada yesterday.)

Rwandan Women Thrive on ‘Sweet Dreams’
at VOA News

Book Chronicles Women’s Role in Hindi Film World
at Outlook India

Zimbabwe: Dangarembga’s Film for India Festival
at All Africa