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Cholodenko directs and writes about complex families from female perspectives

Lisa Cholodenko is a director and screenwriter based in Los Angeles, who has won numerous awards. Since her debut feature High Art, she has worked on a number of television series and movies including The L Word, Olive Kitteridge, Laurel Canyon, and The Kids Are All Right.

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Gideon’s Army, then and now

It sheds light on not just these the people who end up (rightfully or wrongfully) accused of crimes, but also the people who are tasked with defending them who often go unthought of. 

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Documentaries You Can Watch Today to Educate Yourself on Black Lives Matter

As a community at FF2, we are devastated by the tragic events that have occurred in the past month, and over centuries before that. We want to honor and remember George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, Sandra Bland, Chantel Moor, Elijah McClain, Erik Salgado, Layleen Polanco, Atatiana Jefferson, Eric Garner, Michael Brown, and […]

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Ani Simon-Kennedy’s ‘Short History of the Long Road’ a much-needed roadtrip escape

From writer/director Ani Simon-Kennedy comes the quietly introspective and visually striking film The Short History of the Long Road, starring Sabrina Carpenter.  Set in the vast and enchanted land of New Mexico, Nola (Carpenter) lives a life on the road with her father.  It’s an atypical upbringing, but it’s all she knows.  As her father […]

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Ann Hui—telling the stories of Hong Kong’s social issues through cinema

Ann Hui is a director, screenwriter, producer, and actress, who has become one of the most influential figures of Hong Kong’s New Wave filmmakers. In the past decade, she has become a somewhat legend at the Hong Kong Film Awards.

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Celebrating Rachel Portman—the versatile composer behind many of our well loved films

Born on 11th December 1960 in Surrey, UK, Rachel Portman is “one of the most prolific film score composers of the modern age,” having written over 100 scores for films and stage productions.

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