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Nan Goldin Demands Accountability from World’s Top Museums

All the Beauty and the Bloodshed (2022) is a powerful look at the life and work of activist Nan Goldin and her fights for personal and collective justice. Director Laura Poitras crafts an inspiring documentary that uses the past to trace lines through loss, grief, companionship, and the hope of redemption.

Nan Goldin was the first artist I fell in love with when I began studying photography.… read more.


Lizzie Borden & Feminism in the Film Industry

In honor of Pride Month 2023, FF2 is (ahem) PROUD to applaud the work of queer filmmaker Lizzie Borden, best known for her provocative Indie gems Working Girls and Born in Flames.

Lizzie was born on February 3, 1958 in Detroit (MI). While still a child, she decided to cast off her given name—Elizabeth—in an act of rebellion, and legally change her name to Lizzie (mirroring the name of the infamous ax-murderer).read more.


Tracking the 2023 Independent Spirit Awards

Nominees for the 2023 Independent Spirit Awards were announced on November 22, 2022. Of all nominated writers and directors, 61% are women and 34% are BIPOC!

Writer and director Sarah Polley is nominated three times for her film Women Talking in the Best Feature, Best Director, and Best Screenplay categories.… read more.