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Features

Nora Ephron set the bar for the modern romantic comedy

As part of our Tribute Series, FF2 Media celebrates the work of female filmmakers. Be sure to click on the film titles for full reviews & see where you can stream on JustWatch.com. It’s difficult to sum up just how much Nora Ephron contributed to the film industry, the genre of the romantic comedy, and […]

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Events/Festivals

Women directors debut diverse, impactful stories at Sundance

The 2020 Sundance Film Festival inches closer to gender parity with 48 percent of the competition films directed by women.

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Events/Festivals

‘Miss Americana’ trailer released, more from Sundance 2020

Netflix has released the trailer for director Lana Wilson’s highly anticipated Taylor Swift documentary Miss Americana (available to stream on January 31, 2020). ***Updated as of 1/22/20*** Of the 65 directors in Sundance’s four competition categories, 46 percent are women. The lineup of the festival – which will run from January 23-February 3- was announced this week, […]

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Interviews

Midge Costin is teaching people to listen in ‘Making Waves’

Walter Murch re-recording mixing Apocalypse Now 1979.

First-time feature filmmaker Midge Costin spoke with FF2 Media about her upcoming film, Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound. The film opens in select NY/LA theaters on October 25 before expanding into other markets. When did you decide to make this documentary? Midge Costin: I first attempted in early 2000. I had switched from […]

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Events/Festivals

Sundance increases number of women directors

This year’s Sundance Film Festival (Park City/Salt Lake City, Utah) will be different. What makes it different is the presence of female-directed movies – close to 42 percent, according to Women and Hollywood report. With a four percent overall increase from last year, female-directed films will be featured in various categories, including large percentages in […]

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Awards/Prizes

A Common Thread: A look at this year’s Oscar noms

Throughout this season, we have noticed one thing about a lot of the films coming out that have something in common: passionate women.

From Lady Bird to The Post, from Three Bilboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri to I, Tonya, films this year have featured women front and center.

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