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Media coverage of the feature film Signature Move

25 of the Best Lesbian Films of All Time (Harper’s Bazaar) June 2022

Marching Shoulder to Shoulder: A Conversation with Cinema Legend and Activist Shabana Azmi on the Eve of her Chicago Debut in “Signature Move” (Newcity) October 2017

Signature Move Is a Queer Love Affair that Crosses Cultures and Chicago Neighborhoods (Chicago magazine) October 2017

Interview: Chicago director Jennifer Reeder on her new film “Signature Move” (Time Out Chicago) September 26, 2017

Nunn on One: Film: Fawzia Mirza shows viewers “Signature Move” (Windy City Times) September 20, 2017

Jennifer Reeder’s Successive Moves: A First Feature, “Signature Move,” And Beyond (Newcity, Chicago) September 18, 2017

Filmmaker and educator Jennifer Reeder hones her signature moves (Chicago Tribune) September 16, 2017

Women Who Film (Village Voice) September 13, 2017

Jennifer Reeder on filmmaking for social justice (The Skinny, UK), September 8, 2017

Review: Signature Move  (Room) August, 2017

Review: VQFF 2017: Signature Move (Geist) August, 2017

Review: Play the Devil and Signature Move at VQFF (SAD) July 27, 2017

Meet the Queer Filmmaker Who Did Feminist Wrestling Before ‘Glow’ (Vice), July 21, 2017

Indy Film Fest, in review (Indianapolis NUVO) July 20, 2017

Signature Move pins down tough relationship and cultural questions at OUTeast Film Festival (LocalXpress, Halifax, Canada) June 14, 2017

Fawzia Mirza talks about Signature Move (Queer Guru) June 14, 2017

[The Daily] BAMcinemaFest 2017 (The Criterion Collection) June 14, 2017

Filmmaker Jennifer Reeder on Lesbian Film, Signature Move (WMOR Healing Wisdom Podcast, Providence, RI) June 8, 2017 

Subverting the Narrative (The Hindu, Chennai, India) June 1, 2017

Inside Out 2017 Profile: Jennifer Reeder (The Muff Blog) May 26, 2017

In ‘Signature Move’ film, queer identity, wrestling, secrets and Shabana Azmi for a mother ( May 27, 2017

Writer-Actor-Producer Fawzia Mirza On Her Latest “Signature Move” (Gaysi) May 23, 2017 

Inside Out: Signature Move, directed by Jennifer Reeder (She Does the City/Toronto) May 18, 2017

Shabana Azmi-starrer film is curtain raiser for Mumbai’s LGBT festival, Kashish 2017(Mid-Day/Mumbai) May 12, 2017

Shabana Azmi’s film will open South Asia’s biggest LGBTQ film festival  ( May 12, 2017

Amazon Acquires Rights to 40 Films From SXSW, Paying $1.9 Million-Plus in Cash Bonuses (Variety) May 10, 2017

Terms of Endearment: Canadian writer-actor-comic of Pakistani origin, Fawzia Mirza, says the peculiarity of the mother-daughter relationship in ‘desi’ families inspired Signature Move, the opening film of the Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival this year. (The Indian Express) May 9, 2017

Fawzia Mirza’s “Signature Move” Has All the Right Moves Indeed (Bella Books) April 27, 2017

Review: Signature Move/MiFo Film Festival (Miami Edge) April 17, 2017

‘Signature Move’: Pakistani Muslims, Lesbians, and Luchadora Wrestlers Have More in Common Than You Think (No Film School) April 6, 2017

Signature Move: A Review (ALotOnMyMind) April 4, 2017

Finding Love Beyond Borders (The Daily of the Cleveland International Film Festival) April 2, 2017

Director Jennifer Reeder and stars Fawzia Mirza and Sari Sanchez of Signature Move sat down to talk about their new film and SXSW (Kronik TV), March 30, 2017

Filmmaking as Social Justice: How ‘Signature Move’ Breaks Queer Stereotypes (Broadly/VICE) March 29, 2017

Jennifer Reeder Talks About Signature Move (Queer Guru) March 29, 2017

67 Killer Photos Of The Biggest Stars At SXSW (BuzzFeed) March 27, 2017

Signature Move Review: Jennifer Reeder Revives the 90’s New Queer Cinema (Sight & Sound) March 29, 2017

SXSW 2017: Mark’s Film Festival Recap (True Reviews; Signature Move in Top Ten), March 22, 2017

SXSW Review: Assholes Watching Movies March, 21, 2017

SXSW Film Review: Signature Move (Anon Magazine) March 13, 2017

The ladies behind Signature Move talk lucha libre, Texas and losing their SXSW virginity (ATX Gossip/Austin, Texas) March 7, 2017

Cultures and Sexuality Wrestle in ‘Signature Move’ (DNA India) February 23, 2017

Muslim Melodrama’s Signature Move (SXSW World) February 2017

The 50 Most Anticipated Films of 2017 (Filmmaker Magazine) January 16, 2017

SXSW Film Reveals Terrence Malick’s Song To Song As Opening Night Film & Six More Titles (SXSW Conference) January 5, 2017

A look at TV shows, movies filmed in Chicago set to air in 2017 (Chicago Tribune) December 30, 2016

She’s got the moves (The Express Tribune/Pakistan) September 26, 2016

Breaking the Mold (India Abroad) September 9, 2016

Chicago’s Fawzia Mirza on her ‘Signature Move’ (Windy City Times/Chicago) September 7, 2016

Love, Family, Pro Wrestling Enter the Ring in ‘Signature Move’ (NBC News) August 30, 2016

mid-day Interview: Shabana Azmi speaks on acting in a lesbian film (Mid-Day/India) August 30, 2016

Fawzia Mirza doesn’t care about labels (Pakistan Today) August 23, 2016

Shabana Azmi, protagonista de la mítica ‘Fire’, protagoniza otra película lésbica (Hay Una Lesbiana En Mi Sopa [HULEMS]/Spain), August 23, 2016

I was told it’s dangerous for me, a Pakistani lesbian in America: Fawzia Mirza (Dawn/Pakistan), August 23, 2016

I’ve never played the game by the rules: Fawzia Mirza (DNA/India) August 23, 2016

“Fire” star Shabana Azmi joins the cast of Fawzia Mirza’s “Signature Move” (AfterEllen) August 22, 2016

Robservations (sixth item) August 22, 2016

She Didn’t Start the Fire (Mid-Day/India) August 19, 2016

Shabana Azmi opens up on facing racial scrutiny overseas (Times of India) August 19, 2016

When Shabana Azmi said ‘shooting’ at Chicago airport (Bollywood Hungama/India) August 19, 2016

Breaking barriers: Shabana Azmi signs Pakistani writer’s film (The Express-Tribune/Pakistan) August 16, 2016

20 years after ‘Fire’, Shabana Azmi to feature in yet another lesbian film (India TV) August 16, 2016

Shabana Azmi to Play Lesbian Teen’s Mother in ‘Signature Move’ (The Quint/India) August 16, 2016

Shabana Azmi To Play Mother To A Lesbian Teenage Girl In Pakistani Director’s Film (Scoop Whoop/India) August 16, 2016

Shabana Azmi To Star In Pakistani Director’s Gender-based Film (The News International/Pakistan) August 15, 2016

Shabana Azmi shoots for yet another lesbian film (Bollywood Hungama/India) August 15, 2016

Shabana Azmi shoots for yet another lesbian film (The Free Press Journal/India) August 15, 2016

Shabana Azmi signs Pakistani filmmaker’s lesbian drama (The Express-Tribune/Pakistan) August 15, 2016

Shabana Azmi to star in Pakistani filmmaker’s lesbian drama (Daily Pakistan Global) August 15, 2016

Shabana Azmi ‘again’ in a LESBIAN film? (ABP Live/India) August 15, 2016

Shabana Azmi cast in Pakistani comedian Fawzia Mirza’s lesbian drama (Dawn/Pakistan) August 15, 2016

Shabana Azmi to star in another lesbian movie (Diva/UK) August 15, 2016

Full Spectrum Features brings diverse voices to the forefront of Chicago’s independent film scene (Chicago Reader) August 12, 2016

Saturday Night Special with Amy Guth: Chicago Independent Film (WGN Radio/Chicago) August 6, 2016

Newcity Pushes Its Indie Cred Into Filmmaking (Chicagoist) December 1, 2015

Alt-weekly Newcity announces plans to shoot a movie next summer Chicago Tribune October 6, 2015