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FF2 Associate Sophia Jin Wins Prestigious Nancy Nuttall Prize

Congratulations to our very own Associate (and my sister), Sophia Jin, on the recent success of her Baroque Trio in the world of Classical music! They were awarded the Nancy Nuttall Prize in Early Music, which is an immensely exciting step for the young musicians as this recognition is evidence of their dedication and talent in music.… read more.

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Ethel Smyth: Trailblazing Composer & Committed Feminist

In honor of the USA’s 52nd annual Women’s Equality Day, I’d like to introduce you to Ethel Smyth, an English composer who is currently enjoying a revival of interest here in the UK.

It’s a wonder to me that Ethel’s name isn’t a staple in more households, not just in music, but also in written works, and very importantly, in connection with the Suffragette movement in the early 1900s.read more.

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Chanya Button on the Origin Story of Virginia Woolf’s “Orlando”

Today FF2 spotlights director Chanya Button! In celebration of the fifth anniversary of the release of her film Vita & Virginia, we’re taking you on a tour of her career from Harry Potter to Burn Burn Burn.

Chanya Button was born in London on December 25, 1986. She grew up roaming film sets alongside her father Roy Button, the former UK executive VP and managing director of Warner Bros.read more.

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Jules Asner Steps Out into the Limelight

Today, in celebration of the seventh anniversary of Logan Lucky’s release, FF2 is spotlighting the career of Jules Asner. Jules, known for her work as a screenwriter, artist, and model, is also the woman at the center of the Logan Lucky screenwriter mystery.

The identity of the Rebecca Blunt pseudonym remained unknown during production and the release of the movie.

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Letter from London: Celebrating the Life of Virginia Woolf

25th January 2022 marks the 140th birthday of the brilliant Virginia Woolf.

I live in London now, and to be able to routinely walk the same streets that Virginia Woolf and many of her contemporaries — famous writers such as James Joyce and Maurice Proust — would have walked is a truly remarkable experience.

Adeline Virginia Stephen was born into a well-to-do family in South Kensington, the seventh child of mother Julia Prinsep Jackson and father Leslie Stephen.read more.

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Giorgi’s SWAN Day 2020: Fiction and Letter Writing

There's nothing like a film about a tortured genius from England to make us writers' heads swell.
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