Currently Browsing: March 18, 2019

Women filmmakers best of the fest at 2019 SXSW

Kaitlyn Dever stars as Amy and Beanie Feldstein as Molly in Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut, Booksmart, an Annapurna Pictures release.

The 2019 SXSW Film Festival has come and gone and there was a nice crop of films directed or written by women during this year’s festival. As is the typical case, I could not see everything that I wanted to during this year’s festival.  This just speaks to how much of a monster that SXSW […]

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Julia’s Athena ’19

I kicked off Athena with a ‘Panel on Filmmaking’ with Julia Hart, writer and director of Fast Color, which had aired at the festival the evening before. Not only was Hart effortlessly witty and intelligent, it felt like she spoke to my soul. She introduced the concept of “uncentering” yourself as the director—in other words, […]

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Anika’s Athena ’19

On the five-o’clock train to Barnard College I sat, ecstatically scrolling through the Athena Film Festival’s website to pick out which films screenings I wanted to see. This may make me look bad but despite being a junior film student I have admittedly never been to a film festival before. I had no idea walking […]

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Watch at Home: ‘And Then There Was Eve’ & more from female filmmakers

FF2 Media’s new “Watch at Home” columns list the new films written and/or directed by women filmmakers that are newly available each week on DVD, Video On Demand &/or streaming services. Here are the new films written and/or directed by women filmmakers now available at home as of 1/25/2019 (with links to FF2 Media reviews […]

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