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Women Take Grand Prize and Best Screenplay at Cannes 2024

The Cannes Film Festival, officially known as the Festival de Cannes, happened last week. Two of the biggest awards went to women: Payal Kapadia, who won the Grand Prix (the second-most prestigious award at the festival after the Palme d’Or), and Coralie Fargeat, who won Best Screenplay. 

Cannes is one of the most prestigious and renowned film festivals in the world.read more.

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Ava DuVernay Receives Huge Acclaim at NAACP Image Awards

While Lily Gladstone and Greta Gerwig’s Oscar snubs this year have been widely discussed, there is one important film that sorely lacked representation at the Oscars, and in the cultural conversation at large: Ava DuVernay’s Origin. Luckily, on Saturday, 3/16, Ava won the award for Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture at the NAACP Image Awards. read more.

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Oscars 2024: Women Shine Despite Lack of Recognition

The 2024 Oscar Awards were broadcast on Sunday, March 10, and from the jump, the night was not set up to reflect the incredible year that women had had in film. Overall, the wins this year were male-heavy: Notably Oppenheimer took both Best Director and Best Picture (as well as several other Oscars). However, there were some nice moments for women, and we’re here to take you through them. read more.

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FF2 Associate Sophia Jin Wins Prestigious Nancy Nuttall Prize

Congratulations to our very own Associate (and my sister), Sophia Jin, on the recent success of her Baroque Trio in the world of Classical music! They were awarded the Nancy Nuttall Prize in Early Music, which is an immensely exciting step for the young musicians as this recognition is evidence of their dedication and talent in music.… read more.

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Women Sweep 2024 Costume Designers Guild Awards

The 26th annual Costume Designers Guild Awards were held last Wednesday (February 21st), and like many awards ceremonies for this year — coined as the “year of the girl” — it was another exciting day for women. 

The Costume Designers Guild Awards honor incredible costume design for a range of categories, from television, short form content, and even illustration.read more.

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Revisiting Miranda July’s ‘Me and You and Everyone We Know’

On this day in 2005, Miranda July’s Me and You and Everyone We Know won the Special Jury Prize for Originality of Vision—Dramatic at Sundance Film Festival. Miranda’s film, which serves as an early exploration of human connection in the digital age, certainly deserved a prize for originality at the time.… read more.

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