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Women’s History Month: Nancy Meyers

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the all-female team of film critics at FF2 Media were assigned to write about their favorite female artists. Mine is Nancy Meyers. ****************************** The name “Nancy Meyers” has become synonymous with stunning production design and dynamic roles for women of all ages. She was the first woman to direct […]

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Women’s History Month: Streaming documentaries tell diverse female stories

March is Women’s History Month, in which we celebrate International Women’s Day and International SWAN Day in support of women artists. The “golden age of documentary” has opened doors for female filmmakers by providing them with opportunities to tell women’s stories through compelling and true narratives.  Many fascinating and well-crafted documentaries are also available to […]

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European female filmmakers showcased in annual Chicago festival 

The 23rd Chicago European Union Film Festival (CEUFF) will run March 6 – April 2 at the Gene Siskel Film Center. More than 40 films from 28 EU nations will screen over the four-week festival, which remains the largest showcase in North America for EU cinema. Of 47 features, 15 are directed by women – […]

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Female Eye Film Festival to honor Deborah Kampmeier

The 18th annual Female Eye Film Festival will honor American filmmaker Deborah Kampmeier with the Best in the Biz Award and a retrospective of her work, including Virgin (2003), Split (2016) and the world premiere of Tape (2019). Held in recognition of International Women’s Day (IWD), from March 5 to March 8, 2020 at Toronto’s […]

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‘To All the Boys’ sequel continues love triangle trend

Angel or Spike? Jess or Logan? Dawson or Pacey? The love triangle trope that made the WB network famous in the late 1990s is alive and well on Netflix – specifically in the smash hit To All the Boys franchise, adapted from Jenny Han’s best-selling novels.  Long-awaited sequel To All the Boys: P.S. I Still […]

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Australian hit ‘Top End Wedding’ brings authenticity to romantic comedy genre

Miranda Tapsell co-writes and stars in director Wayne Blair’s Top End Wedding, a warm-hearted romantic comedy with an entirely original spirit. The offbeat humor and family heart of this story make it a memorable addition to the genre, along with a delightful cast.  Tapsell plays Lauren Ford, an overworked attorney who recently became engaged to […]

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