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Director Lynn Shelton Finds Humor, Humanity in Vast Body of Work

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.

Lynn Shelton is an accomplished writer and director who has been gracing us with wonderful films since 2008. She is also powerful in the television scene, having directed episodes for many well-known TV series including New Girl, The Mindy Project, Shameless and The Good Place.read more.

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Ann Hui: The Star of the 37th Hong Kong Film Awards

Ann Hui, one of the most critically acclaimed and influential figures of Hong Kong’s New Wave filmmakers, has swept the awards at the 37th Hong Kong Film Awards. Our Time Will Come took five of the nineteen available awards in the categories for Best Film, Best Director, Best Supporting Actress, Best Art Direction, and Best Original Film Score.
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Film Forum hosts Q&A with ‘Capernaum’ filmmaker Nadine Labaki

On Friday, December 14, Film Forum screened the film Capernaum from acclaimed director, writer, and actor Nadine Labaki, boasting 18 awards and 16 nominations. Nadine Labaki’s tear-jerking, powerful movie Capernaum follows a young boy of roughly 12 years old in Lebanon. In the film, Labaki takes us through a whirlwind of a story showing the struggle of a child fighting for survival. Capernaum reminds us that for many, the inescapable life stuck in poverty is still a hugely neglected issue.
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Female Cinematographers – What’s the big deal?

Although we still have over a month until the Oscar Awards, Rachel Morrison’s nomination is already being celebrated worldwide. Why? Because no female has ever been nominated for the Best Cinematography category. And yes, this is a big deal.
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