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Writers’ Lives Brought to Film in the BPL’s 2021 LitFilm Festival

The Brooklyn Public Library’s 2021 LitFilm: A BPL Film Festival About Writers kicked off this week with a screening and Q&A from director Lynn Novick and producer Sarah Botstein. 
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TIFF Targets Gender Parity with “Share Her Journey” Campaign

We’re thrilled to cheer on a cultural institution leading critical discussions of gender in the film industry and raising funds to support women filmmakers.
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BPL’s 2021 Virtual ‘LitFilm Series’ Showcases Women Writers

Starting Monday, September 20 and running through Saturday, September 26, the Brooklyn Public Library will be hosting LitFilm: A BPL Film Festival About Writers.
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‘as of yet’ Wins Nora Ephron Award at 2021 Tribeca Film Festival

FF2 is proud to present Nora Lee Mandel’s coverage of the Tribeca Festival’s Annual Nora Ephron Award. Thank You, Nora!

The pandemic creatively inspired the winners of the 9th Annual Nora Ephron Award for female filmmakers at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival. Directors Chanel James and Taylor Garron won the Ephron Award, with its $25,000 prize, for as of yet.… read more.

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Meet the Queen of the Punk Underground in Lydia Lunch: The War is Never Over

Lydia Lunch: The War is Never Over opens Wednesday, June 30th, at the IFC Center. For more information and tickets, check out www.ifccenter.com/films/lydia-lunch-the-war-is-never-over/

FF2 Guest post by Megan Hennessey 

*Content warning: Brief mention of child sexual abuse. 

Lydia Lunch: The War is Never Over pulled me in with the promise of indulging in a feminist of punk music history.read more.

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From Armenia With Love, Roza Melkumyan Presents ‘SWAN: Armenian Women in Film’

On May 24th, 2021, at the Birthright Armenia office, I facilitated a panel with three bright, talented Armenian women filmmakers, Lilit Movsisyan, Emily Mkrtichian, and Victoria Aleksanyan. We discussed their past, present, and future projects and their experiences in the film industry and their unique perspectives as women on the Armenian film scene. We also screened clips from their work.
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