Julia Lasker 72 posts
As an associate for FF2 Media, Julia writes reviews and features for films made by women. She is currently a senior at Barnard College studying Psychology. Outside of FF2, her interests include acting, creative writing, thrift shopping, crafting, and making and eating baked goods. Julia has been at FF2 for almost 4 years, and loves the company and its mission dearly.

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Hélène Louvart Captures Beautiful Moments Big and Small

On the release date of Beach Rats (2017), we’re celebrating cinematographer Hélène Louvart!

Hélène Louvart is a French cinematographer who has served as the Director of Photography for a number of prolific films, working with directors such as Agnès Varda, Claire Denis, and Maggie Gyllenhaal. In every film she works on, Hélène’s cinematography transforms the film, bringing out the meaning of the story in a way that makes the whole greater than the sum of its parts. read more.

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Patricia Rozema is a Master of Adaptation

32 years ago today, White Room came out in theaters. White Room was the first film produced by Patricia Rozema, so we’re celebrating this talented writer, director and producer today. 

Patricia Rozema was born and raised in Canada by Dutch Calvinist parents, which means that she actually did not have access to television or movies throughout her childhood.read more.

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Every Fiber of Bisa Butler’s Being

Today is the anniversary of the opening of the Bisa Butler: Portraits exhibition, so we’re celebrating its namesake and creator, Bisa Butler!

Bisa Butler is an American artist, known for her vibrant quilts which are so detailed that they look like paintings. Her work primarily consists of brightly colored portraits of Black individuals, from monumental historical figures to unknown, everyday people.read more.

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Judy Chicago’s Feminist Dinner Party

Today is the anniversary of the release date of Judy Chicago: Childbirth in America, making it the perfect day to celebrate the fabulous Judy Chicago. 

Judy Chicago is a feminist artist, educator, and writer. Judy is known to be highly experimental with her medium, though her work always typically centers around women and their stories.read more.

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The Legendary Yoko Ono

On the anniversary of the release of the feminist rock album Blueprint for a Sunrise, we’re celebrating its creator, the incredible Yoko Ono. 

Yoko Ono is a Japanese multimedia artist, singer, composer, and activist. She is known for her marriage to Beatles member John Lennon, but her legacy spans much further than that.read more.

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The Taylor Swift Era

Last week, Taylor Swift became the first artist to have her songs be the entire top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100. This was also the first time in history that there hasn’t been a single man in the top 10. This monumental and historical achievement makes for the perfect moment to celebrate this beloved musician. 

Taylor is known for her beautiful melodies, catchy beats, and lyrics that are not only poetic but undeniably true.read more.

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