Amelie Lasker
Amelie Lasker 29 posts
Amelie Lasker joined FF2 Media in early 2016 after graduating from Columbia University where she studied English and history. She has written plays and had readings for Columbia’s student-written theatre company Nomads, edited the blog for Columbia’s film journal Double Exposure, and worked on film crews and participated in workshops at Columbia University Film Productions. She spent junior year abroad at Cambridge University, where she had many opportunities for student playwrights to see their work produced. 

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Students of Interdisciplinary Artist Suzanne Lacy Celebrate ‘Witnesses to the World’

How do we capture the experience of looking at each other through webcams? How can we characterize that looking? And what meaning do we find in it?

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How to ‘Get to The Nutcracker’ This Year

Try getting a closer look into the show with dancer Serene Meshel-Dillman. Her documentary Getting to The Nutcracker is a warm portrayal of young dancers’ training process.

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Claire Denis’ Unique Genre of Uncomfortable Horror

Claire Denis masterfully uses discomfort and disturbance to create tension in all her movies, producing her own brand of horror.

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Kathleen Collins’s Film and Fiction Are Still Delightfully Fresh

Even in her fiction, Collins was thinking about the art of point of view and its role in film.

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The Discovery of Wanda’s Voice

It’s delicious to see this kind of character taking up so much space on screen: unkempt, dazed, and aimless, with occasional moments of alertness to take pleasure in something tiny, just because she wants to. 

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Cheryl Dunye’s Dunyementaries: Friends’ Conversations as an Art Form

Cheryl Dunye’s first feature, The Watermelon Woman, plays with autofiction in film: the plot follows “Cheryl,” played by Cheryl, as she “tries to make a documentary” about an actor from a 1930s film known only as “The Watermelon Woman.”

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