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Sophia is currently a student of classical music. She joined FF2 Media in 2018, and loves working with everyone on the team because not only does it promote women's roles in films, it also opens her up to more works done by women. Sophia is so glad that there is a space that is full of women alike in their passion to bring more attention to females who are just as capable or even more capable than men in the industry.

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Lucrecia Martel’s La Cienaga explores Maria Virgine visions, or are they delusions?

Mary’s essential qualities are faithfulness, devotion, humility, and purity. This imagery is in stark contrast to La Ciénaga, between the rampant mess of Mecha’s household against the gravitas that comes with Catholicism. Martel explores her favorite subject in the film––the troubled mind.

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A Ghost Army in a Sleepwalking Land is a story worth hearing

Prata’s work, Sleepwalking Land, is an adaptation of Mia Couto’s novel of the same name about wartime in Mozambique between 1977-1992 and the common people’s struggles to survive the conflict. Quite often, when a woman creates a film, she is labeled a “female filmmaker.” Her work is limited by her gender role and the stigma which comes attached to it. Men are not labeled in the same fashion. Teresa Prata, the director and writer of Sleepwalking Land, separates herself and her work from that label.

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Mica Levi invites the audience to experience the tone of films through powerful music

Mica Levi, also known as “Micachu”, was born just outside of London to a record collector and a professional cellist. Micachu played the violin since she was old enough to hold one, and attended the Purcell School on a scholarship given by the Music and Ballet scheme. After finishing Purcell, she went on to study composition at Guildhall School of Music and Dance, where she was awarded another scholarship. Here, she met Raisa Khan and Marc Pell, who later together formed “Micachu and the Shapes”. 

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The feeling and mood are what lead the direction of the music for composer Isobel Waller-Bridge

Isobel Waller-Bridge is an award-winning composer born on April 23rd 1984 in England, known for her work on Fleabag and Black Mirror.

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Celebrating Rachel Portman—the versatile composer behind many of our well loved films

Born on 11th December 1960 in Surrey, UK, Rachel Portman is “one of the most prolific film score composers of the modern age,” having written over 100 scores for films and stage productions.

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Celebrating ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ director Kimberly Peirce and decades of diverse storytelling

As part of our Celebration Series, FF2 Media pays tribute to the work of female filmmakers. Be sure to click on the film titles for full reviews & see where you can stream on JustWatch.com. Director and writer Kimberly Peirce, born on September 8 1967 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, created a successful career for herself, directing […]

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