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Filmmaker Inés Bortagaray Sees the World with Fresh Eyes

On this day in 2019, the film Invisible Life was released in theaters. A drama about a pair of sisters kept apart by a huge lie, the film was described by FF2 contributor Bea Viri as “a tale about two resilient women who show adversity by simply continuing to exist while being beaten down by the patriarchy.” Invisible Life was written by Inés Bortagaray. read more.

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Danish Filmmaker Susanne Bier Leads with Strength & Tenacity

Five years ago today, Bird Box was released in theaters. This gripping psychological thriller about a mother determined to get her children to safety during an apocalypse, this film could only have been made by someone with equal amounts of strength and gumption as Sandra Bullock’s character in the film.read more.

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Celebrating AAPI Month with Books by 3 Asian American Women

Last December (2021), I had the opportunity to participate in an online class called “Contemporary Personal Narratives by Asian American Women: A Cultural Exploration” with Lori Rotskoff. I’d never taken a literature class outside of college before, but I was very excited to read books by Asian American women.read more.

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Molly Hashimoto Explores the Intersection of Nature & Art

On this day in 2019, Molly Hashimoto released Birds of the West: An Artist’s Guide.

This book contains more than 80 sketches and prints of western birds crafted by Molly. It includes background information as well as her personal experiences finding each type of bird. Molly also teaches skills in drawing, painting and printmaking throughout the book.… read more.

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Spend 2022 Chirping Along with Molly Hashimoto’s Birds

This holiday season, we’re excited to introduce Pomegranate, a publishing and printing company that offers its customers “art you can bring home.” In celebration of Pomegranate’s commitment to inclusivity, we’re proud to spotlight some of the brilliant women artists in their catalogue. Read more about Pomegranate below.read more.

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