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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‘What beast must adore?’: The paintings of Lee Krasner

Pollock, the 2001 biopic, is as much about Krasner as it is about its title character.

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Cinematographer Hélène Louvart’s prolific career doesn’t show signs of slowing

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. In celebration of the artists who contribute to films through visuals and music, we’re shining the spotlight this week on cinematographer Hélène […]

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In ‘Hysteria’ and ‘Buffaloed,’ Tanya Wexler takes a comedic blow to gender dynamics

We’ve seen female antiheroes most often in positions of conventional power through politics and violence: think Gone Girl, Game of Thrones, or Scandal. In Buffaloed, Wexler makes the female antihero a remorseless small-time debt collector to see just how much trouble she causes.

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The many art forms of Sally Potter

“I’d prefer the world not to end, wouldn’t you?” asks Elle Fanning’s character, Ginger. “Probably, if I find true love,” Roza replies.

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‘Capernaum’ director Nadine Labaki directs film like a dance

Capernaum brought Labaki historic awards and secured her place as an internationally renowned filmmaker. The film was nominated in the foreign language Oscars category, making Labaki the first female Arab director ever to be nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.

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‘Kit Kittredge’ teaches us how to help others in a crisis

FF2 team sisters Amelie and Julia revisited the movie together and had a conversation about its lasting impact.

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