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Cinema Femme Magazine is just about to kick off its third annual “Cinema Femme Short Film Festival.”
This year’s CFSFF will run from April 30th through May 4th, showcasing emerging female and non-binary filmmakers not just from Chicago, but internationally.
The goal is to stress the importance of supporting up-and-coming filmmakers by connecting them with seasoned professionals in the industry through the “Breaking Down Walls” mentorship program.… read more.
We unlocked a gold mine during COVID by increasing accessibility to theater. Will others follow?
FF2 Guest Post by Danielle DeMatteo
Theater used to be a truly community event. The origins of theater reach as far back as society itself: community members gathering in a common space to watch religious ceremonies and morality plays.… read more.
My lockdown before COVID-19 was hell.
Guest Post by Susana Aldanondo
I refer to it as my time in ‘inferno,’ a time spent in a tiny miserable town in the middle of nowhere, where I turned a room inside an uninhabitable house into a studio. But that is a story for another day.
With the onset of COVID, I felt deceived.… read more.
“I always tried to hide my disability when it came to my role as an actor in the performing arts, but when I finally started to embrace that part of myself, that is how I stood out.”
Recently, on a balmy Brooklyn night, I sat on the porch of multi-hyphenate Bree Klauser, learning how claiming her identities in a newfound way has shaped her in her career.… read more.
I didn’t set out to make an independent feature film during a global pandemic. I didn’t wake up one morning during Quarantimes and say: “Hey kids, let’s make an Indie!” Yet, intentionally or not, that is exactly what I did.
Guest Post by Nicola Rose
Newly displaced from COVID-riddled NYC, I made a call to Tierney Boorboor, a film producer I had recently met.… read more.
We all get it, right? The impossibility of living a dream. It’s overwhelming at times, but if we can just get there, it’s worth the struggle. That’s why we dream.
Guest Post by Angela Stern
To be a woman behind a camera with a story to tell, this is one dream that many readers of FF2 Media can relate to, and, in January of 2020, I was that woman.… read more.