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Jean Seberg a prominent force in cinema, history

Who was Jean Seberg? Jean Seberg was a prominent actress from 1957 to her untimely death in 1979 at the young age of 40. Her career and personal life were tumultuous, and many of her films were frankly major flops. You may remember her from Saint Joan, Otto Preminger’s rendition of Joan of Arc. Seberg […]


LATE NIGHT (2019): Review by FF2 Media

From IMDb: A late-night talk-show host suspects that she may soon lose her long-running show. Late Night opens 6/7. FF2 review coming soon!
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Dayna’s Athena ‘19

As a disclaimer, this was my first Athena Film Festival. I have worked at a local film festival in New Jersey for the past three years, so I thought I knew what I was signed up for. I had no idea that there would be such a powerful sense of community surrounding the wonderful program […]


Roberta Grossman debuts ‘Who Will Write Our History’ at Lincoln Center

When director and filmmaker Roberta Grossman read Professor Samuel Kassow’s book Who Will Write Our History, she was fascinated, horrified and outraged that such a powerful and poignant story had received less media attention than other prominent histories of the Holocaust. She was inspired to turn Kassow’s book into a blended documentary that captures the […]


Associate / Special Projects Coordinator Dayna Hagewood

Dayna graduated from Rutgers University in May of 2019 with a degree in English and Cinema Studies and a concentration in Creative Writing. Though she previously wanted to be a novelist, her discovery of film as an academic discipline has changed her goals and intentions. She believes that writing and filmmaking are incredibly closely related, […]