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Steve Wolford interviews Nikki and filmmaker Ria Pavia (Second Team) about the upcoming festival.

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How could an industry in which women comprise 50 percent of the consumers employ so few women? Corda set out to address the problem...

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Catch groundbreaking short films created by Las Vegas creatives.  For the second year now, the Nevada Women’s Film Festival will be screening its selections online, along with live-streamed panel discussions and Q&A sessions.

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Women Speak Out

Women Speak Out is our space for NWFFest filmmakers and supporters to voice opinions and ideas about a variety of topics. Check back weekly as our brilliant women speak out.

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Are We Censoring Our Humanity?

Destiny Faith Nelson is the NWFFest 2018 Local Filmmaker of the Year for her film, The Trap

I think we’re all guilty of it, myself included. We see someone’s thoughts expressed on a particular subject, usually one opposing our own perspective, and “judgment mode” immediately turns on, it lashes out and harsh negative words are spouted at people we actually care about and/or even other human beings we’ve actually never even met. We assume that this one perspective is the absolute representation of all that is this other human being.

So how would these conversations play out, face-to-face, looking another human being in the eye? Have our eyes been so glossed by the layer of gorilla glass that we’ve forgotten that we are human beings? I often private message those who I’ve opposed on Social Media, to sit down for coffee and talk about it. Some people like the idea, while with others, I hear crickets.

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