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Nanette Burstein’s ‘Going the Distance’: A Hidden Gem Worth Remembering

As part of our Sister Series, FF2 Media Vice President Brigid Presecky and Engagement Manager Georgi Presecky discuss their favorite films by female filmmakers. Be sure to click on the film titles for full reviews.

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For today’s sister chat, we’re going to be discussing the 2010 romantic comedy Going the Distance which is directed by Nanette Burstein who we had the privilege of meeting at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City this year and she most recently did a docuseries Hillary on Hulu about the presidential campaign and life of Hilary Rodham Clinton, but this is her only feature film.read more.

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Now Streaming: ‘Beyond the Visible’ Unveils Forgotten Female Artist

We’re all missing our communal time in movie theaters right now, but thanks to Kino Marquee, “virtual screening rooms” are now open, benefiting temporarily closed independent theaters, filmmakers and viewers alike. Kino Marquee is offering audiences a virtual theatrical engagement to see a film that will bend the archives of art history, Halina Dyrschka’s Beyond the Visible – Hilma af Klint.read more.

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Dee Rees’ ‘The Last Thing He Wanted’ Raises Questions

As part of our Sister Series, FF2 Media’s Katusha Jin and Sophia Jin discuss Dee Rees' recent film, The Last Thing He Wanted.
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Deborah Moggach Masters the Art of Many Characters

As part of our Tribute Series, FF2 Media celebrates the work of female filmmakers. Be sure to click on the film titles for full reviews & see where you can stream on JustWatch.com.

I had just started sixth grade when I encountered two great female writers for the first time. Those writers were Jane Austen and Deborah Moggach.read more.

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Jane Campion a ‘bright star’ in the directing world

While you’re hunkered down staying healthy during this crisis, there’s plenty of great female directors you can get to know better while you quarantine! Jane Campion has spearheaded a number of projects for both film and TV, including the Oscar-winning The Piano and the Elisabeth Moss fronted Top of the Lake miniseries.read more.

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Lorene Scafaria has steadily, successfully climbed the directing ladder

From Holmdel Township, New Jersey, Lorene Scafaria was born on May 1st, 1978. The writer and director realized the first moments in which she was attracted to writing was when she won the Pizza Hut gift certificate from her school on a regular basis for book reports. Later on in her teenage years, at the age of 17, she wrote and produced a play in Red Bank, New Jersey.… read more.

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