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Q&A with Director Susanna White

By FF2 Senior Contributor Lesley Coffin Director Susanna Whites’s sophomore feature film, Our Kind of Traitor, has arrived in theaters as a smart, witty and action-filled alternative to the big box-office movies. Based on one of John le Carre’s most recent novels, the film tells the story of a vacationing English couple who get wrapped up […]

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HIFF ’16: Career Impacts

Fourth in Series by Lisa Iannucci

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Subrin at BamCinemafest

Interview with Elisabeth Subrin By FF2 Senior Contributor Lesley Coffin BamCinemafest is one of the film festivals which makes it their aim to showcase unique and emerging voices outside Hollywood. Sunday Elisabeth Subrin’s feature debut A Woman, A Part will make its US premiere (it premiered earlier this year at Netherlands’ Rotterdam Film Festival), starring character […]

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HIFF ’16: Film Selection

Second in a series by Lisa Iannucci explaining film festivals from the insider’s POV. Part Two: Film Submissions/Film Selections! Special for FF2 Media by Lisa Iannucci Covering my mouth so no one could hear me scream, I watched as a sadistic clown tied a young man to a board. While the young man fought for his […]

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On Seeing Ourselves

” I started to notice more disparities between genders in my favorite movies… which really sucked. There’s nothing like seeing your favorite movie and having it ruined by subtext.” On Seeing Ourselves: Why is it so difficult to show a woman who is smart? By Ori Marcu  (Special for FF2 Media) Recently I watched Project […]

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TFF ’16: Nora Ephron Award

Rachel Tunnard’s funny and touching Adult Life Skills wins the Nora Ephron Prize at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival! Special for FF2 Media by Nora Lee Mandel Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) touts that one-third of the films–fiction and documentary–screened at this year’s 11-day event in Lower Manhattan were directed by women (the highest percentage in its […]

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