From IMDb: Laura and her son Henry are forced to drive her estranged, pot-dealing, carefree father Jack across country after being kicked out of a nursing home. Boundaries opens 6/22/18 in NYC. FF2 review coming soon!
From IMDb: Marlina lives quietly in Sumba until a man named Markus and his gang tries to rob her house and she kills him. Eventually, she is haunted by Markus, and her life turns in 180 degrees. Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts opens 6/22/18 in NYC. FF2 review coming soon!
From IMDb: A mother struggles to take control of her life in the face of advanced Parkinson's disease, while her son battles his sexual and emotional identity amid the violence of Alberta's oil field work camps. Never Steady, Never Still opens 6/22/17 in NYC. FF2 review coming soon!
From Jan Lisa Huttner (Editor-in-Chief of FF2 Media) Six films either written &/or directed by women filmmakers opened in Manhattan theatres this week: Half the Picture Middleground Nancy Ocean's 8 The Valley Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist Of these six, so far I seen three. Two -- Half the Picture and Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist -- are…
Directed by Amy Adrion, Half the Pictureis a documentary that combines research and interviews to expose the dismal number of female directors in Hollywood. From my perspective as a Cinema Studies major and FF2 Media Intern, Half the Picture could not have been timelier, as it exposes the unjust world of Hollywood (FEA: 5/5).
Written and directed by Alisa Khazanova, Middleground illustrates the fragility of reality in a sparse and eerie style that follows an unhappy couple through their temporary surroundings at a business conference. (DLH: 4/5) Review by FF2 Intern Dayna Hagewood The first scene opens with the restaurant and bar that the majority of the film takes…
Christina Choe writes and directs Nancy, her feature debut. Andrea Riseborough stars as a lonely and estranged woman in her mid-thirties, who lives with her mother in upstate New York. Set against a bleak and gloomy backdrop, Choe explores the basic human need for connection, familial love, and acceptance. (KIZJ: 3.5/5)