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‘Zero Dark Thirty’: A Powerful Look at the Only Woman in the Room

Eight years ago today, Kathryn Bigelow released Zero Dark Thirty!

Academy maintains ‘disturbing lack of recognition’ for female talent

In the 89-year-history of the Oscars, only five women have ever been nominated for Best Director, and. . . only one woman has ever won. While recent high-profile nominees like Sofia Coppola—or the one winner in the case of Kathryn Bigelow—have gained attention, not enough films by women have been elevated to smash that celluloid more.


Director Bethany Ashton Wolf’s long road to ‘Forever My Girl’

Her first studio film, Roadside’s Forever My Girl, is receiving a far larger distribution and is dramatically different in tone and structure from Little Chenier.

Q&A with Director Susanna White

By FF2 Senior Contributor Lesley Coffin

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Director Susanna Whites’s sophomore feature film, Our Kind of Traitor, has arrived in theaters as a smart, witty and action-filled alternative to the big box-office movies.

Based on one of John le Carre’s most recent novels, the film tells the story of a vacationing English couple who get wrapped up with a Russian money more.


Meet Dana Brawer

FF2 Contributing Editor Jessica Perry chats with filmmaker Dana Brawer (Check out Jessica’s review of Dana’s film The Red Card over at The Hot Pink Pen)dana-brawer-writer-director-soho-film-festival

Jessica E. Perry (JEP): What was it that originally drew you to the subject of the film [sexual assault], which is one many shy away from talking about so candidly?read more.