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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.read more.

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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 desperately trying to make enough money to travel to all the places her father had been.read more.

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Nikoleta’s SWAN Day 2020: Costume Design

If you haven’t seen the film Little Women yet you will be blown away by the incredible script, acting, directing and costume design. All done by women. The costume design in the film is classy, relevant, and unique for the time. 
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Bea’s SWAN Day 2020: Contemporary Art

Kusama Infinity is a visual masterpiece, showcasing Kusama’s influential, expressive works while investigating her life, struggles and inspirations.
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Elisa’s SWAN Day 2020: Animation

Looking for stuff to do while you’re at home? Never fear! SWAN Day has gone virtual for 2020. Our FF2 team has gathered recommendations of films celebrating women artists across many categories. And of course, the films are made by women, too! Watch and read at your leisure, or collect all of them to have a marathon on the official SWAN Day weekend of March 28.read more.

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