Amelie Lasker
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Amelie Lasker joined FF2 Media in early 2016 after graduating from Columbia University where she studied English and history. She has written plays and had readings for Columbia’s student-written theatre company Nomads, edited the blog for Columbia’s film journal Double Exposure, and worked on film crews and participated in workshops at Columbia University Film Productions. She spent junior year abroad at Cambridge University, where she had many opportunities for student playwrights to see their work produced. 

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Cheryl Dunye’s Dunyementaries: Friends’ Conversations as an Art Form

Cheryl Dunye’s first feature, The Watermelon Woman, plays with autofiction in film: the plot follows “Cheryl,” played by Cheryl, as she “tries to make a documentary” about an actor from a 1930s film known only as “The Watermelon Woman.”

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A Dream-Like Lesbian Drama Airing at Midnight September 1 on TCM: Jacqueline Audry’s ‘Olivia’

Olivia is a particularly beautiful watch. Within lavish costumes, bedrooms, and ballrooms, the story is surprisingly intimate.

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Peier “Tracy” Shen wishes Truffaut was still around to tell us everything is okay

“As a director, you need to explain your ideas to like fifty people, and you have to somehow be consistent. You share a lot.”

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Elizabeth Coffman on bringing Flannery O’Connor to a new audience

“The number one goal of our film I think has been accomplished, which was to talk about her, and to get people to read her work more, and get her more in the national discussion.”

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Friends, enemies, and angels in new Flannery O’Connor documentary

O’Connor’s own experience as a student had not been so different from mine: while grad school required me to move, alone, between my room and the library for most of the day, O’Connor chose to live her life like this.

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Dreams for SWAN Day 2020: What Happened, and What We Wanted to Happen

We’d like to take this space to appreciate the awesome events and communities FF2 members had been building for a pre-pandemic SWAN Day 2020.

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