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Emmy Awards: Ayo Edebiri, Ali Wong, and More Wins for Women!

Monday, January 15 marked  the 75th Emmy Awards. Due to the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes in 2023, the award show was delayed by four months. It covered television from June 1, 2022-May 31, 2023. Despite the vast scope that the Emmys were covering this year, there was a noticeable lack of women in categories not specifically set for women, both in nominations and in wins.read more.

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‘Marisol’ Probes the Plight of the Undocumented 

Of all the issues dividing the United States in 2023, immigration tops the list. So, it’s not surprising that many filmmakers have viewed this perennially relevant topic as a rich source of storytelling for decades. Now, director Kevin Casanova Abrams—in collaboration with screenwriter Claire Audrey Aguayo—adds one more heartbreaking account to that list with Marisol (a coming-of-age film that is set to take on the big screen on September 1).… read more.

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WGA 2023 Strike Enters Month 2: What’s at Stake?

The WGA Strike, which began on May 2nd, enters its second month today. Given all the “news” that the “infotainment” industry bombards us with on a daily basis, it’s no wonder that many FF2 readers find the narrative line confusing. What are the strikers’ objectives from the POV of the WGA (Writers Guild of America) membership?… read more.

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