'Knock Down the House' is a political weapon
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'Knock Down the House' is a political weapon

Directed by Rachel Lears, Knock Down the House is a documentary about four women running grassroots campaigns to redefine congress so that the people are governing themselves. Tear-jerking, witty, and massively inspirational, this film is an absolute powerhouse. (JRL: 5/5) Review by FF2 Intern Julia Lasker Knock Down the House opens on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, now a…

CHASING PORTRAITS (2018): Review by FF2 Media
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CHASING PORTRAITS (2018): Review by FF2 Media

Written and directed by Elizabeth Rynecki, Chasing portraits chronicles her journey to find her great-grandfather’s paintings, which were scattered around the world after the Holocaust. (FEA 4/5). In a home-video style documentary, Elizabeth Rynecki films her and her family’s journey around the world in order to trace and document her great-grandfather Moshe’s art. A victim…

'If the Dancer Dances' questions preservation of performance art

'If the Dancer Dances' questions preservation of performance art

If the Dancer Dances is a documentary directed by Maia Weschler and produced by Lise Friedman, focused on the Stephen Petronio Company’s reconstruction of Merce Cunningham’s “The Rainforest.”. (BV: 3.5/5) Review by Intern Beatrice Viri To celebrate the deceased choreographer Mercier “Merce” Cunningham’s impact on modern dance, the Stephen Petronio Company honors his legacy by…