Women Directors

October 20, 2017 - 7:46pm
Christine Fawcett-Shapiro has been running the film festival for its entire 14 year run.

Christine Fawcett-Shapiro does not let the discomfort of dental and toe surgery keep her from running business as usual.  From board meetings to distributing posters, the 14th annual Syracuse International Film Festival (SIFF) will not wait on Fawcett-Shapiro's pain to subside.  While seated at a round table inside of one of her favorite eastside coffee lounges, the 70-year-old film festival co-founder and marketing director’s round hazel eyes gleamed as she glanced over the final draft of the festival’s lobby cards for...