Currently Browsing: Nia DaCosta
On this day in 2019, Harriet was released in theaters. This incredible biopic about an incredible woman – Harriet Tubman – took an incredible filmmaker. And the filmmaker who made Harriet happen is Kasi Lemmons.
Kasi’s career spans over three decades, making an enormous impact on the film world – especially in its representation of Black characters and stories.… read more.
Mexican writer/director Michelle Garza Cervera won the 10th Annual Nora Ephron Award for first-time female filmmakers at the 21st Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) with her debut ‘horror’ film Huesera. The New York City fest screened June 8–19, 2022 in person, and selections streamed online through July 3.… read more.
As it is now Black History Month, we are taking the opportunity to celebrate some of the incredible Black woman artists that we know and love. Today, we’re starting with the amazing Nia DaCosta!
Nia is a screenwriter and director best known for her work in the thriller genre. Nia began her career as a production assistant, granting her the opportunity to work with celebrated directors such as Martin Scorsese, Steve McQueen, and Steven Soderbergh.… read more.
FF2 Media’s new “Watch at Home” columns list the new films written and/or directed by women filmmakers that are newly available each week on DVD, Video On Demand &/or streaming services.
Here are the new films written and/or directed by women filmmakers now available at home as of 7/19/2019 (with links to FF2 Media reviews posted the week of their theatrical release):
- Breakthrough – Roxann Dawson (director)
- Little Woods – Nia DaCosta (writer-director)
- Sword of Trust – Lynn Shelton (director/co-writer)
DANIELLE’S TOP PICK OF THE WEEK
This week’s selection is Little Woods. … read more.