Currently Browsing: April 2017

NYC’s 2017 “Canada Now” Film Festival now playing at IFC Center

Jan Here: I saw two stunning new films from Canadian women filmmakers yesterday. The first was Window Horses (The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming) written and directed by Ann Marie Fleming. The second was Nelly written and directed by Anne Émond. Both films are based on real Canadian women, but beyond that bare similarity, they couldn’t be more […]

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First-time director Susan Johnson embraces ‘old-school’ Hollywood

Susan Johnson’s been working in the film industry for more than a decade, making a name for herself as the producer of 2004’s Mean Creek and going on to produce Nearing Grace, Eye of the Hurricane, God Help the Girl and Unleashed. Now she’s making her feature directing debut with the romantic-comedy, coming of age […]

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‘Sunday in the Park’ leaps off the stage in fantastic revival

Sunday in the Park with George, which officially opened on Broadway February 23rd, 2017, is a an absolutely fabulous piece of theater. Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by James Lapine, and directed by Sarna Lapine this revival combines minimalism with beautiful projections, creating an experience unlike any other. The show starts out with […]

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NYC’s 20th annual Sephardi Jewish Film Festival opens at the Center for Jewish History

April Fool’s Day find us at Opening Night of NYC’s 20th annual Sephardi Jewish Film Festival at the Center for Jewish History.

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NYC’s Kino Festival of German Films moves to the Landmark Sunshine

NYC members celebrate the last day of Women’s History Month at the first day of the 2017 Kino Festival of German Films. From left: Isabell, Katusha, Jan, Tracy & Lindsy.

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New Broadway revival of “The Little Foxes” proves Lillian Hellman was a prophet

Terrific new production of playwright Lillian Hellman’s masterpiece arrives on Broadway with startling prophetic force.   FF2 team members Lindsy Bissonette and Jan Lisa Huttner attend the first preview on March 29th at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

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