Patricia Riggen
Reviews // 3 Articles
News // 2 Articles
//Reviews

'Girl in Progress' Tries to Be a Sweet But Realistic Coming-of-Age Movie
11 May 2012 // 12:30 AM

Girl in Progress struggles to assert itself against a screenplay that centers on an astonishing, miscalculated contrivance. It's rare to see a movie with such potential undermine itself so fully.

Under the Same Moon (La Misma Luna)
16 Jun 2008 // 6:00 PM

This film comes harrowingly close to emotional pornography, but somehow never crosses that line.

//News

Despite Some Gains, Female Directors Still Face a Bleak Future in Hollywood
9 Nov 2015 // 6:15 AM

Once female directors get the job, the potential roadblocks to career advancement are numerous and varied and include studio expectations, the critical establishment and peer networks.

Director says 'Under the Same Moon' addresses reality of life on both sides of the border
19 Mar 2008 // 10:37 PM

Patricia Riggen, who directed "Under the Same Moon," came to the United States for the very reason many Mexican citizens do: opportunity. Here she found

//Mixed media
//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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