Auteur Director Nina Menkes is in France starting May 9th to attend the Cannes Film Festival with the newly announced EOS World Fund established by Director/Producer Gwen Wynne. Nina menkes will present her audacious view about cinema today: Sex & Power: The Visual Language of Oppression.
On May 11, @12 pm at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, Nina Menkes (The Bloody Child, Phantom Love, Dissolution) will share her sex & power presentation again with international audiences.
menkes' cinematic presentation was crafted to address the recent tidal wave of sexual abuse and assault revelations for Eos World Fund's inaugural launch on janaury 19 at sundance 2018. coupled with menkes' cinematic presentation included a superlative Panel entitled: Women in Charge: Through a New Lens.
At Eos World fund's inaugrual event, hosted by blackhouse foundation, magnificently organized by co-founder & producer carol shine, Eos World Fund named Julie Dash (Daughters of the Dust, The Rosa Parks Story) & Nina Menkes (Queen of Diamonds, Bloody Child) as the first two cornerstone directors and recipients of the eos world fund to develop and make their movies: Cypher and minotaur rex.
menkes' presentation will commence at The Members Club which is located at:
The Grand Hotel Beach @PLAGE 45
(Beach opposite The Grand Hotel)
Nina Menkes' cinematic talk is not to be missed!
Eos World Fund, spearheaded by Director & Producer, Gwen Wynne, aims directly at the disparity of women’s storytelling throughout the cinematic and visual arts with its mission to provide capital financing to visionary female directors around the world in an effort to galvanize further provocative and diverse cinema within untapped markets.
Nina Menkes is a prominent independent filmmaker, and a Guggenheim and Fulbright Fellow. Described as “Brilliant, one of the most provocative artists in film today”, by The Los Angeles Times. Nina has been compared to both David Lynch and Antonioni; her ground-breaking work, is, in fact, unique and utterly individual to her sensibility, combining harsh external realities with interior dreamscapes.
Eos World Fund supports a selected group of visionary women and their groundbreaking projects, within the creative arts realm, through funds and distribution to reach untapped market audiences. The first two recipients under the Eos World Fund initiative will bring stories of social justice to the forefront with the upcoming thrillers: Cypher by Julie Dash and Minotaur Rex by Nina Menkes.