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Women’s History Month: Nancy Meyers

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. Mine is Nancy Meyers. ****************************** The name “Nancy Meyers” has become synonymous with stunning production design and dynamic roles for women of all ages. She was the first woman to direct […]

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Dayna’s Athena 2020

2020 was my second Athena year with FF2 Media, and while I was only able to spend one day at the festival this year, I felt like a seasoned professional this time around. Last year, I remember fumbling to flash my pass, asking where screenings were every five seconds, and not knowing when I’d have […]

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Julia’s Athena: The Trials, Tribulations, and Treasures of being a Woman

My Athena this year was the most emotional, but also the most rewarding, Athena yet.  On Friday afternoon, I headed up to Barnard after seeing Wendy at Angelika Film Center with some fellow FF2 team members. I was aglow from the film I’d just saw (I’ve written a full review that’s available on the site!) […]

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Women’s History Month: Streaming documentaries tell diverse female stories

March is Women’s History Month, in which we celebrate International Women’s Day and International SWAN Day in support of women artists. The “golden age of documentary” has opened doors for female filmmakers by providing them with opportunities to tell women’s stories through compelling and true narratives.  Many fascinating and well-crafted documentaries are also available to […]

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Katusha’s Athena Film Festival 2020—an invigorating weekend of inspiration!

The end of February and beginning of March is an exciting few days for anyone in New York who loves supporting women in film. With water, notepad, and pen in hand, I braced myself for Athena 2020!

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SXSW 2020 cancelled

Rachel Sennott in Shiva Baby, an official SXSW selection.

The city of Austin made the decision to cancel the SXSW this year due to the threat from COVID-19 and thousands of people flying in for SXSW. While the city of Austin made the right call, a number of filmmakers are hurting right now. I can’t blame them especially after the amount of hard work […]

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