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Ask for Rachel: FF2 Interview with Filmmaker Rachel Carey

Guest Post by Diane  K. Martin

Rachel Carey is a writer, a playwright, and a filmmaker. Her feature film, Ask for Jane, covering an abortion collective in the years before Roe v. Wade, debuted in 2018 and is now streaming from Amazon, Apple, Google Play, and elsewhere.

In addition to several other plays and a television pilot, she has written a novel, Debt, published by Silver Birch Press and optioned for a TV series by the production company Calamity Jane.read more.

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Post-Pandemic Reunion at NYC’s Walter Reade Theater

As many of our regular readers surely know, the FF2 Media team used to meet up in Manhattan every Friday to catch all of the new films written or directed by women that were released each week. These Fridays were full of spirited discussion, lots of espresso, and many hurried trips up and down town. For FF2 team members, these mad Friday dashes were affectionately known as “The Runaround.”… read more.

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Alice Neel’s Met Retrospective & Her People Pictures

Guest Post by Michelle Wilcox

This summer offers a chance to appreciate the work of one of the most renowned figurative painters of the 20th century. ‘Alice Neel: People Come First’ is a retrospective of over 100 watercolors, drawings, and oil paintings by the artist, on view until August 1st, 2021 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.… read more.

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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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FF2 Adds a New Section for Opinion Pieces!

Today we’re adding a new “opinions” section.

If you’ve got a POV to share, do let us know!

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