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In celebration of Women’s History Month, GIFF and ESPN pay homage to female filmmakers who’ve made important contributions through their power of storytelling. During this panel discussion, hear about their career achievements, the challenges they encountered bringing their stories to life, and lessons they learned along the way.

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Marsha Cooke, VP and Executive Producer ESPN Films


Joie Jacoby: “W Studios: Candace Parker”

Michèle Stephenson: “30 for 30 Shorts: Play”

Hannah Storm: “Hulu/ABC News Studios: Grails”

Jennifer Karson-Strauss: “E60: Truth Be Told”

Focus on French Cinema 2023 (FFC2023) will present a “hybrid” version of the film festival this year with a curated selection of new releases and festival favorites both in person and online from April 20th - 30th, 2023. Presented annually by the Alliance Française of Greenwich, CT, FFC2023 will celebrate the 18th edition following the highly successful 2022 festival that welcomed cinéphiles from the tri-state area both online and in person.

The Avon will host the opening night reception and film on April 20th.

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All Tuesday screenings at the Avon are shown with open captions, enabling viewers to read the dialog at the bottom of the screen. If any film is supplied to the Avon without captions, we will note that on our website movie listing.

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