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Susanna White’s timely, gritty ‘Woman Walks Ahead’ honors Native American Lakotas

Woman Walks Ahead, directed by Susanna White and written by Steven Knight, stars Jessica Chastain and Sam Rockwell in a Western like no other. Set in the Dakotas in the late 1800s, Brooklyn-born artist Catherine Weldon (Chastain) ventures out to the West to paint Sitting Bull’s (Michael Greyeyes) portrait.  

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Q&A with Director Susanna White

By FF2 Senior Contributor Lesley Coffin Director Susanna Whites’s sophomore feature film, Our Kind of Traitor, has arrived in theaters as a smart, witty and action-filled alternative to the big box-office movies. Based on one of John le Carre’s most recent novels, the film tells the story of a vacationing English couple who get wrapped up […]

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FF2 Media applauds diversity in new AMPAS Class of ’17

FF2 Media applauds AMPAS (The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences) for inviting inviting 774 new members from 57 countries. The class of 2017 has an increased number of women and POC (People of Color) in its effort to boost diversity in each of its seven branches. Of the 64 directors invited this year, […]

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AMPAS adds women directors, sets record number of new members

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 774 new members, including an increased number of women and minorities. Despite its effort to boost diversity in each of its seven branches, the invited directors remain predominantly male. Of the 64 directors invited this year, 17 (roughly 27 percent) are women, a decrease from […]

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The Oscars’ New Diversity Initiative Significantly Increases Number of Women and People of Color in the Academy (Finally)

The Oscars’ New Diversity Initiative Significantly Increases Number of Women and People of Color in the Academy (Finally) In many sectors of society right now, it feels like we may finally be reaching a point of progress in battles we’ve been fighting for centuries. The Oscars’ 2020 initiative to be more inclusive is no exception.  […]

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New research reaffirms why gender matters in film criticism

Thumbs Down 2018: Film Critics and Gender, And Why It Matters reaffirms what most female critics already know – men comprise 68 percent of all reviewers.

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