Currently Browsing: International SWANs

Elisa Shoenberger presents a revelatory analysis of Cuban Posters from her personal collection

I went to an art exhibit last week. How did I do that, you may ask, when the coronavirus is still spreading and New York is only up to outdoor dining in the reopening process? Atlas Obscura hosted a talk on Zoom about Cuban Propaganda Art, featuring posters from the wide collection owned by guest speaker Elisa Shoenberger (an expert on the Cuban revolutionary aesthetic).read more.

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Dreams for SWAN Day 2020: What Happened, and What We Wanted to Happen

We’d like to take this space to appreciate the awesome events and communities FF2 members had been building for a pre-pandemic SWAN Day 2020.
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Amelie’s SWAN Day 2020: Dance

The actress playing the movie’s protagonist, Neve Campbell, contributed to the story writing herself, collaborating with screenwriter Barbara Turner.
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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 the cold winds of February, I walk into Barnard feeling inspired already. read more.

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