RACE (2016)

Stephan James stars in this inspiring, albeit slowly paced, true story of as 1936 Olympic Gold Medalist Jesse Owens. Although the elements are there: breaking through boundaries, tackling racism and incorporating Hitler’s Nazi regime, it takes around 90 minutes for Race to turn into something more than a lackluster biopic. (BKP: 3.5/5) Review by Associate…

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AFF 2016 Begins

Ring the bells: The fifth annual Athena Film Festival opened at Barnard College in Manhattan last night under the magnificent leadership of Co-Founders Kathryn “Kitty” Kolbert and Melissa Silverstein. And this year, FF2 Media is a Silver Level Co-Sponsor 🙂 The first film was Dawn Porter’s Trapped about the consequences of new TRAP laws–Targeted Regulation…