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DOC NYC Hits Our Fifty Percent Target in 2021

FF2 Media is delighted to affirm that this year’s DOC NYC schedule includes 63 documentary films directed by women – including films co-directed by women – out of a total of 127 feature films. 63/127 = 49.6%… so let’s call it 50% and shout “Hooray!”

Considered the largest documentary film festival in the USA, DOC NYC will show films from all over the world from November 10th thru November 18th.… read more.

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Watch at Home: Three to See from Chicago’s CIFF 2021

Exposure at CIFF by Holly Morris
At CIFF, three new films from women filmmakers, Neus Ballús, Andrea Arnold, and Holly Morris, to watch at home.
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Caitlin Kuhwald Creates Magical Portraits of Classic Film Stars

Caitlin Kuhwald illustration
In an interview, Caitlin Kuhwald talks about inspiration, influence, and impact through her illustrations.
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From Willow to Whistle: Meet DC Comics’ New Jewish Superhero!

By Elisa Shoenberger

Meet Whistle, the new Jewish superhero! DC Comics will introduce her on September 7th in Whistle: A New Gotham City Hero. Whistle was created by E. Lockhart and illustrated by Manuel Preitano (with color by Gabby Metzler and letters by Troy Peteri).

Whistle is the first DC Superhero who originated as Jewish since 1977.… read more.

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Meet Quadruple Threat Ericka Nicole Malone: Actress, Writer, Director & Producer

Ericka Nicole Malone does it all. She’s an actress, writer, director and producer. She’s written, directed, and produced over nine plays including touring In Love With Tyrone. She’s the creator and Executive Producer of television pilot Ward of the State with Janet Hubert (who is best known from the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air).… read more.

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Longing for My Return to the Circus Tent

A hush falls over the entire audience. All 200 eyes are staring up at the ceiling as the performer prepares to do a big fall. Or there’s scattered sharp intakes of breath when the aerialist does something seemingly impossible, like catching the bar with their toes. It’s the beauty and glory of the circus.

Circus is what I most look forward to when I am comfortable returning to in-person performances.… read more.

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