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Gail Papp, the Woman Behind The Public Theater’s Play Development

In her recently released memoir Public/Private: My Life with Joe Papp at The Public Theater, author Gail Merrifield Papp spends her time chronicling her professional and personal relationship with New York theater legend, Joseph “Joe” Papp. Joe Papp is best known as the founder of both Shakespeare in the Park and The Public Theater (a theater downtown from Broadway that has been the birthplace of remarkable shows from Hair to Hamilton).read more.

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Arts: Cinema Arts SWAN of the Day

Carey Mulligan: The Nuanced Heroine

Happy birthday to Carey Mulligan, one of the most inspiring actors of our time! 

Carey Mulligan is an actor known best for her critically-acclaimed performances in An Education and Promising Young Woman. Born in Westminster, London, Carey has been dedicated to her craft from a young age, performing in various theatrical productions at the boarding school she attended.read more.

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Arts: Cinema Arts SWAN of the Day

Happy Birthday to Nora Ephron, Architect of Her Own New York City

On this day in 1941, Nora Ephron was born in New York City. Though she was raised in Beverly Hills, over the course of her lifetime—right up until her death in 2012—Nora’s name would grow synonymous with that of the town in which she was born. As a filmmaker, writer, and journalist, Nora’s most lasting success was her ability to bring New York City to life.read more.

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Arts: Cinema Arts SWAN of the Day

Tilda Swinton Astounds Audiences with Depth & Range

Happy Birthday, Tilda Swinton! The actress was born in London and began her career in theater and performance art in England before acting in independent films in America. Since then, Swinton has continued starring in indies as well as blockbusters and earned a Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for her role in Michael Clayton.read more.

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Arts: Cinema Arts Features Tributes

Nora Ephron set the bar for the modern romantic comedy

As part of our Tribute Series, FF2 Media celebrates the work of female filmmakers. Be sure to click on the film titles for full reviews & see where you can stream on JustWatch.com.

It’s difficult to sum up just how much Nora Ephron contributed to the film industry, the genre of the romantic comedy, and culture in general.read more.

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Arts: Cinema Arts Features

Award winners, feel-good favorites top Mother’s Day movie list

Mama. Mom. Mother. Ma. And Mum.  They all mean one thing, although for those of us who have gone through raising a teenage girl, the tone can certainly add quite a bit of meaning to that word.  And while most kids, for some unknown reason (perhaps God is a man after all), babies’ first words tend to be Dada and not Mama, but I digress.… read more.

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