On this day in 2015, The Danish Girl was released in theaters. A biographical romance about a trans woman who received one of the first gender-affirming surgeries ever, this film was created by the artistic and sensitive mind of Lucinda Coxon.
Lucinda Coxon is an English playwright and screenwriter, known for telling comedic contemporary stories as well as riveting historical tales.… read more.
Today, on the fifth anniversary of the U.S. release of The Favourite, FF2 celebrates the incredible talent of actress Olivia Colman. The Favourite, a drama by director Yorgos Lanthimos, sees Olivia as the timid yet dramatic Queen Anne of England. Olivia’s acting intensity and comedic timing, both traits which have defined her career, gleam in the strange and wonderful queer epic.… read more.
With the holidays just around the corner, it’s time to start making our lists of holiday films to watch and checking them twice. Six years ago today, The Man Who Invented Christmas was released in theaters. That makes today the perfect day to revisit this cozy Christmas film and the woman who invented it, Susan Coyne. … read more.
Kenojuak Ashevak once told an interviewer that she aimed to make viewers happy with her colorful prints and drawings, a modest aspiration for an artist who has been referred to as a “national treasure” in Canada. Kenojuak rose to prominence in the late 1950s with her experimental printmaking, which seemed to white audiences in Southern Canada to be emblematic of the Inuit artistic aesthetic.… read more.
Rea Tajiri knew she would eventually lose her mother to dementia. What she didn’t know was how much of her mother she would find.
The unraveling of memories and intimate discoveries of her mother’s inner world that would otherwise be forgotten in a shroud of silence, come to life in Wisdom Gone Wild — an evocative, nostalgic documentary that follows Rea’s 16-year caregiving journey. … read more.