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…

'Communion' a fly-on-the-wall documentary about a troubled family in a critical time
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'Communion' a fly-on-the-wall documentary about a troubled family in a critical time

Written and directed by Anna Zamecka, Komunia (Communion) is an award-winning Polish documentary revealing a critical time in the life of Ola Kaczanowski, a 14-year-old girl, who feels responsible for her dysfunctional family. (JA: 4/5) Review by FF2 Intern Joanne Abbassi The story of the Kaczanowski family has two plots. The physical and superficial one…

'Hot to Trot' a beautiful depiction of the alternative world of queer ballroom dancing
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'Hot to Trot' a beautiful depiction of the alternative world of queer ballroom dancing

Directed by Gail Freedman, Hot to Trot is a beautifully-made documentary that depicts the alternative world of queer ballroom dancing through the lens of three dance couples. (FEA 4.5/5) Review by FF2 Intern Farah Elattar Hot to Trot is a feature length documentary that follows two couples for around four years as they go to…