Julia Lasker 75 posts
As an associate for FF2 Media, Julia writes reviews and features for films made by women. She is currently a senior at Barnard College studying Psychology. Outside of FF2, her interests include acting, creative writing, thrift shopping, crafting, and making and eating baked goods. Julia has been at FF2 for almost 4 years, and loves the company and its mission dearly.

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Judy Chicago’s Feminist Dinner Party

Today is the anniversary of the release date of Judy Chicago: Childbirth in America, making it the perfect day to celebrate the fabulous Judy Chicago. 

Judy Chicago is a feminist artist, educator, and writer. Judy is known to be highly experimental with her medium, though her work always typically centers around women and their stories.read more.

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The Legendary Yoko Ono

On the anniversary of the release of the feminist rock album Blueprint for a Sunrise, we’re celebrating its creator, the incredible Yoko Ono. 

Yoko Ono is a Japanese multimedia artist, singer, composer, and activist. She is known for her marriage to Beatles member John Lennon, but her legacy spans much further than that.read more.

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The Taylor Swift Era

Last week, Taylor Swift became the first artist to have her songs be the entire top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100. This was also the first time in history that there hasn’t been a single man in the top 10. This monumental and historical achievement makes for the perfect moment to celebrate this beloved musician. 

Taylor is known for her beautiful melodies, catchy beats, and lyrics that are not only poetic but undeniably true.read more.

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The Dreamscapes of Daria Hlazatova

Today is the anniversary of the release date of the illustrated art book Awaken, Bloom, Create, so it’s the perfect day to celebrate artist Daria Hlazatova. 

Daria Hlazatova is a Ukrainian artist with a very distinctive style: intricately detailed, dream-like works that feature women that embody the divine feminine.read more.

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Jennifer Lee is a breath of fresh air at Disney

On this day ten years ago, Wreck It Ralph was released in theaters. Wreck It Ralph marked the beginning of the incredible career of Jennifer Lee, the writer and director of some of Disney’s most beloved films. 

Jennifer Lee is best known for her work on animated Disney films. Her career began when a former classmate at the Columbia film school asked her to join the writing team for Wreck It Ralph for what was supposed to be eight weeks, though she ended up staying until Wreck It Ralph (2012) was finished.read more.

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Dee Rees Breaks the Bounds of Filmmaking

Today is the anniversary of the release of the 2011 film Pariah, so we’re celebrating its writer and director, Dee Rees!

Dee Rees is a prolific writer and director, best known for her feature films Pariah (2011), Bessie (2015), Mudbound (2017), and The Last Thing He Wanted (2020). 

Dee bases a lot of her work on elements of her own experience, especially when it comes to her first major film, Pariah, which is semi-autobiographical.read more.

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