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Author/Journalist Caitlin Moran: A Born Feminist & Creative

Happy Birthday, Caitlin Moran! Today we are celebrating this fabulous author, journalist and screenwriter. 

Caitlin is a columnist at British newspaper The London Times, where she writes three columns, including a satirical one called “Celebrity Watch,” in which she analyzes pop culture sarcastically. The column includes topics such as Cher’s savior complex and why calling it a “zombie government” is offensive to more.


Nisha Ganatra’s Refreshingly Run ‘The High Note’ Explores Sacrifices Women Make to Be at the Top of Their Game

The High Note, a refreshingly fun and upbeat film written by Flora Greeson and directed by Nisha Ganatra (Late Night), stars Dakota Johnson and Tracee Ellis Ross as two hard-working women at opposite ends of their careers, yet still striving to be relevant. Ross is Grace Davis, a legendary singer/songwriter and Johnson is Maggie, her admiring yet ambitious personal assistant who dreams of being a music producer. read more.


‘Diana Kennedy: Nothing Fancy’ Documentary Examines Life, Career of Master Chef

As part of Gene Siskel Film Center’s “Film Center From Your Sofa” series, Elizabeth Carroll’s documentary Diana Kennedy: Nothing Fancy looks back at the life and career of a master chef and one of the most celebrated culinary legends of Mexican cuisine.

For more food-related features, be sure to check out FF2 Media’s reviews of A Fine Line (2020), Constructing Albert (2018), Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent (2017) and City of Gold (2016). read more.


Pam Powell talks women filmmakers at Sundance: ‘We are making progress’

With an increase of women in the directors chair (timely, given the #MeToo Movement) Powell notes that conversation regarding opportunities for women were discussed immediately by Sundance founder Robert Redford.