Currently Browsing: September 2017
On Wednesday, September 13th, First They Killed My Father screened at Lincoln Center. Editor-in-Chief Jan Lisa Huttner and I were able to attend, and it was quite an experience. In this completely packed theatre, full of excited film aficionados, we made our way to the balcony and waited anxiously for Angelina Jolie and Loung Ung’s […]
“The Woman in the Moon” is a Barbra Streisand song from the album and film A Star is Born (1976 film). Songwriters: Paul H. Williams and Kenny Ascher © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group. Disclaimer: FF2 Media does not own these photos.
“What Happened” TODAY! I started the morning ~ 6 AM at the Hyatt on Union Square I left my room ~ 6:15 & then I dashed 2 blocks to the Barnes & Noble on 17th Street. It is now 5:25 & I am finally I am home again. It took ~ 8 hours to get thru […]
One of the most talked about documentaries to premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival was Christina Clusiau and Shaul Schwarz’s Trophy. From hunters to conservationist, Trophy looks at all angles and captures some remarkable, albeit disturbing, images of nature.
Dimona Twist is partly about that cultural issue, but mostly, it’s about women. Strong, wise, heartwarming women. Winner of the Van Leer award for Best Israeli Documentary Film – Jerusalem Interantional Film Festival, Israel, Director Michal Aviad dares to take “the cultural genie” out of the bottle.
In 1983, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala’s Booker-prize winning novel Heat and Dust was released in theatres for its first run, and in 1984, BAFTA rewarded her with a Best Adapted Screenplay award. But even many film buffs will not recognize her name. Ruth Prawer Who??? Although she was the genius who wrote most of screenplays for their their […]