Currently Browsing: April 2017

Happy Pesach to all who celebrate from FF2 Media

Where there is life, there is hope! Happy Pesach from Jan, Richard & the whole FF2 Media Team Photo of 1947 Seder at Feldafing DP Camp in Germany from the Yad Vashem website.

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Director Lone Scherfig on ‘Their Finest,’ visionary filmmaking

When Lone Scherfig made the sleeper hit An Education, the coming-of-age romance that launched Carey Mulligan to stardom, she was already well into her impressive career. A graduate of the National Film School of Denmark, and won festival praise for her films The Birthday Party and On Our Own. But it was Italian for Beginners, […]

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Miranda Bailey discusses director’s vision, unique style of ‘Norman’

Joseph Cedar, an Oscar-nominated filmmaker from Israel, brings us an exceptional tale about an ordinary man in Norman, starring Richard Gere and Lior Ashkenazi. Norman is a small-time businessman in New York City, always hustling for the next big deal. His connections are suspect and his exaggerations quite humorous, but his motivations come into question […]

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Behind the mask and mirror: an interview with Deborah Kampmeier, director of SPLit

Lindsy Bissonnette (FF2 Media): Deborah, where did the idea for your new film SPLit come from? Kampmeier: It was about 25 years ago, I took a workshop called “Voices of the Earth,” which was based on the ancient Sumarian myth “The Descent of Inanna.” In the workshop we were creating a space that was a… supportive […]

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The ‘Women of 1915’ find their voice

“Genocide is more than killing people,” states The Women of 1915 Bared Maronian’s latest documentary, “it’s robbing them of their very identity.” The idea that one culture can completely destroy evidence that another culture ever existed seems impossible, but the Ottoman Empire came close in 1915 when they slaughtered the Armenian people. Over 100 years later, The Armenian Genocide is […]

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Jan Rants about Werner Herzog’s “Queen of the Desert” (2015)

When a film starring Nicole Kidman, James Franco, Damian Lewis, Robert Pattinson, and a cast of thousands (plus camels!) makes its debut at the Berlin Film Festival in 2015 but doesn’t open in an American theatre until 2017, the odds are already against it. But true to my mantra “YOU Never Know Until YOU Go!,” I […]

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