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‘Infiltrators’ co-director Cristina Ibarra is the voice of change

Co-directors Cristina Ibarra and Alex Rivera’s docu-thriller The Infiltrators (available in virtual cinemas May 1) tells the true story of young immigrants who are detained by Border Patrol and thrown into a shadowy for-profit detention center— on purpose. With the current political turmoil, uncertainty, COVID-19 and immigration changes, this film shows us that if we […]

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Women’s History Month: Female filmmakers offer range of diverse protagonists 

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 – and where to watch their work. When you are stuck inside the house during social distancing and isolation, one thing you can do is watch films made by women. That […]

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Coming Soon: Malgorzata Szumowska’s ‘The Other Lamb’ test a woman’s strength

Malgorzata Szumowska’s horror film The Other Lamb will be available to stream on VOD and other digital platforms April 3 and is a part of our Women’s History Month series – films that can be watched at home in an effort to support female filmmakers. The Other Lamb is the test of female strength; a […]

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What Child-Trafficking Doc ‘The Rescue List’ Teaches Us

In today’s scary and uncertain times due to the coronavirus outbreak, it is important to highlight the work and stories of female filmmakers who make a difference.  In her documentary The Rescue List, which premiered on PBS on March 23, director Alyssa Fedele helps tell the story of former child slaves in Ghana who help […]

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Nikoleta’s SWAN Day 2020: Costume Design

If you haven’t seen the film Little Women yet you will be blown away by the incredible script, acting, directing and costume design. All done by women. The costume design in the film is classy, relevant, and unique for the time. 

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14 women take home Oscar gold

Although the list of nominees for Best Director at the 2020 Oscars was entirely male, 14 women were awarded Oscar gold at the 92nd Annual Academy Awards on February 9 at the Dolby Theatre.  According to the Women’s Media Center, only 30 percent of all non-acting Oscar nominations went to women this year. Of the […]

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