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Roza’s SWAN Day 2020: Screenwriting

First featured in an episode of the podcast, This American Life, the story of Wang’s own grandmother has, against all odds, made it to the big screen. Both funny and so poignantly sad, it’s a movie to watch with a loved one, if you can.

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Giorgi’s SWAN Day 2020: Fiction and Letter Writing

There’s nothing like a film about a tortured genius from England to make us writers’ heads swell.

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Sophia’s Athena 2020

Walking into Barnard College, there is already a sense of female empowerment and pride. It feels like women can do anything and will conquer the world. This creates a perfect setting for the Athena Film Festival. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Athena showcased some powerful works of art. With a pass swinging around my neck, in […]

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Shortened CEUFF Featured Thought-Provoking Films by Women

Sadly, this year’s Chicago European Film Festival at the Gene Siskel Film Center had to close early as a result of the coronavirus. “In suspending our programming we simply did what was necessary to do our part in protecting the public health,” Director of Programming Barbara Scharres told FF2 Media in a follow-up interview. “There […]

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Julia’s SWAN Day 2020: Music

If you didn’t love Taylor Swift before, Miss Americana, paired with the Reputation tour, is almost guaranteed to change your mind.

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Women’s History Month: Feel-good Films Now Available to Stream 

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the all-female team of film critics at FF2 Media were assigned to write about their favorite female artists – and where to watch their work. Abominable Another film that really was a pleasant film to watch was Abominable (directed by Jill Culton). This animation follows a girl in China […]

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