Julia Lasker 191 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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Screenwriter Gillian Flynn: Mastermind of Mystery

On this day in 2018, Widows was released in theaters. A gripping crime thriller about a group of widows avenging the murders of their husbands, Widows is the work of the thriller mastermind herself, Gillian Flynn. 

Gillian Flynn is a contemporary American author and screenwriter renowned for her gripping psychological thrillers, always with compelling and complex female leads.read more.

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Celebrating Georgia O’Keeffe’s Legacy on Her Birthday

Happy birthday to the incomparable Georgia O’Keeffe! Today we honor one of the most significant and trailblazing artists to have ever laid hands on a canvas. 

Georgia O’Keeffe, born on November 15, 1887, in Sun Prairie (WI), is a painter whose groundbreaking work in modernism and unique approach to capturing the essence of the American landscape have left an indelible mark on the world of modern art.read more.

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Documentarian Kate Davis Has Us Saying Their Names

Five years ago today was the release of Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland, a powerful documentary about the disturbing and untimely death of a young Black woman, created by the incomparable Kate Davis. 

Kate Davis is an American documentarian who aims, above all else, to tell stories that might otherwise go untold, about people who may otherwise have been made invisible.read more.

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Masked ‘Narcissister’ Finds Power in Physical Vulnerability

On this day in 2018, Narcissister Organ Player was released in theaters. A fascinating artistic documentary, this film is both created by and about the incredible Narcissister. 

Narcissister is a Brooklyn-based performance artist whose work lies in the intersection between gender, sexuality, and race.read more.

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From Harriet to Whitney: Kasi Lemmons Honors Black History

On this day in 2019, Harriet was released in theaters. This incredible biopic about an incredible woman – Harriet Tubman – took an incredible filmmaker. And the filmmaker who made Harriet happen is Kasi Lemmons. 

Kasi’s career spans over three decades, making an enormous impact on the film world – especially in its representation of Black characters and stories.read more.

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Eva Hendricks: Angsty Princess of Bubblegrunge

On this day in 2019, Charly Bliss’ Supermoon EP was released. A high-energy EP exploring the trials and tribulations of young adulthood, Supermoon perfectly exemplified the genius of Charly Bliss. At the heart of the band is lead singer Eva Hendricks. 

Charly Bliss is a Brooklyn-based power pop band that marries the pop and grunge genres to create the perfect music for the angsty yet magical era of life known as adolescence.read more.

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