Chicago women melting cold shoulders of male-dominated film industry.

During the recent historic Polar Vortex, most of us here in the Midwest hunkered down during the minus 52-degree windchill.

Nevertheless, a throng of fearless Chicagoans refused to let temps — or the film industry’s exclusionary temperament toward women — freeze their collective spirit.

Despite life-threatening conditions on Wednesday, January 30th, three women — Colleen Griffen, Ali Burch and Clare Cooney — braved the elements to screen their latest films at The Wilmette Theater to a…



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Christine Wolf

Memoir Coach. Author. Journalist. Marathoner. Lover of emotions, words & spicy nachos. Grateful you’re here. Twitter/Insta @tinywolf1.