Weekly Update for January 5: Women Centric, Directed, and Written Films Playing Near You

“In Between”Films About Women Opening This Week

In Between — Written and Directed by Maysaloun Hamoud

“In Between” captures the daily duality of three young Palestinian women (Mouna Hawa, Sana Jammelieh, and Shaden Kanboura) in Tel Aviv, caught between hometown tradition and big city abandon, and the price they must pay for a lifestyle that seems obvious to many: the freedom to work, party, fuck, and choose. (Press materials)

Molly’s Game (Opens in Wide Release)

“Molly’s Game”: Michael Gibson/Stx Films

The true story of Molly Bloom (Jessica Chastain), an Olympic-class skier who ran the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons. Her players included Hollywood royalty, sports stars, business titans, and finally, unbeknown to her, the Russian mob. Her only ally was her criminal defense lawyer Charlie Jaffey
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