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‘as of yet’ Wins Nora Ephron Award at 2021 Tribeca Film Festival

FF2 is proud to present Nora Lee Mandel’s coverage of the Tribeca Festival’s Annual Nora Ephron Award. Thank You, Nora!

The pandemic creatively inspired the winners of the 9th Annual Nora Ephron Award for female filmmakers at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival. Directors Chanel James and Taylor Garron won the Ephron Award, with its $25,000 prize, for as of yet.… read more.

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Meet the Queen of the Punk Underground in Lydia Lunch: The War is Never Over

Lydia Lunch: The War is Never Over opens Wednesday, June 30th, at the IFC Center. For more information and tickets, check out www.ifccenter.com/films/lydia-lunch-the-war-is-never-over/

FF2 Guest post by Megan Hennessey 

*Content warning: Brief mention of child sexual abuse. 

Lydia Lunch: The War is Never Over pulled me in with the promise of indulging in a feminist of punk music history.read more.

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From Armenia With Love, Roza Melkumyan Presents ‘SWAN: Armenian Women in Film’

On May 24th, 2021, at the Birthright Armenia office, I facilitated a panel with three bright, talented Armenian women filmmakers, Lilit Movsisyan, Emily Mkrtichian, and Victoria Aleksanyan. We discussed their past, present, and future projects and their experiences in the film industry and their unique perspectives as women on the Armenian film scene. We also screened clips from their work.
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‘Bridesmaids’ at 10: Being One Requires a Pinch of Humor & Cynicism

Fathom Events in collaboration with Turner Classic Movies is sponsoring a 10th Anniversary celebration of the Kristen Wiig/Annie Mumolo classic Bridesmaids on Sunday, June 6th, as well as the 9th and 10th. As part of FF2 Media’s support for this giddy, “gal-pal” milestone, Katusha Jin offers her take on the perils of being a bridesmaid. read more.

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Fashion Group International & New York Women in Film & Television Present: ‘Fashion & the First Ladies’

On Friday, March 12th, from 1-2 p.m. EST, Fashion Group International (FGI) and New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) teamed up to present a virtual panel discussing the “iconic looks from our First Ladies of government.” It covered the role that fashion plays in history, politics, and American culture as a whole.
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National Poetry Month: How Amanda Gorman’s ‘The Hill We Climb’ Proves Poetry’s Power

As evidenced by Amanda Gorman’s recently published book of “The Hill We Climb” topping number 1 on USA TODAY’s bestseller list, we have not forgotten her moving performance at the Biden-Harris Inauguration. 

In fact, we have had repeat chills reading her social media posts that honor Black lives, the fight for justice, and the power of poetry. read more.

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