Currently Browsing: Brigid K. Presecky
The 57th Annual New York Film Festival will feature 29 films on their main slate – six from female directors, making up 20 percent of the lineup. Running from September 27 through October 13 at Film at Lincoln Center, the festival’s lineup includes films from directors Kelly Reichardt, Agnes Varda, Celine Sciamma, Mati Diop, Justine Triet and Angela Schanelec.… read more.
Ann Hui, award-winning filmmaker from Hong Kong, is one of the women added to the AMPAS Directors Branch this month. Our Time Will Come is her new feature. Here’s what we think!
FF2’s Managing Editor Brigid K. Presecky:
Director Ann Hui’s third feature goes on an atypical journey with “Lan,” (Zhou Xun) a quiet leader who takes on an important role in Japanese-occupied Hong Kong during the 1940s.… read more.
FF2 Managing Editor Brigid Presecky asks you to consider these six films by women writers &/or directors (from the full list of films released in NYC theatres in 2016). Note that this list was created in November & will be updated after December 31, 2016.
My Favorite Feature Films of 2016 (2)
- Jack of the Red Hearts (Director Janet Grillo and Writer Jennifer Deaton)
- Nerve (Director Ariel Schulman)
My Favorite Documentary Films of 2016 (2)
- Be Here Now (Director Lilibet Foster)
- Marathon: Patriot’s Day Bombing (Writer/Directors Ricki Stern and Anne Sundberg)
My Favorite Foreign Language Films of 2016 (2)
- Long Way North (Writers Claire Paoletti
and Patricia Valeix)
- Nakom (Director Kelly Daniela Norris)
Photo: Jack of the Red Hearts
Photo Credit: Sundial Pictures… read more.