Giorgi Plys-Garzotto is a journalist and copywriter living in Brooklyn. She especially loves writing about queer issues, period pieces, and the technical aspects of films.

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Star-studded ‘Call Your Mother’ doc finds the funny for Mother’s Day

Every comedian has the bit they tell about their mothers, and producer Caroline Hirsch has fleshed out that bit into an entire documentary, Call Your Mother. Founder/Owner of famed comedy club Carolines on Broadway & the New York Comedy Festival, Hirsch talks to FF2 Media about her career of producing star-studded comedy shows, as well as what it was like to delve into heavy childhood material with the people who lighten things up for us. read more.

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From ‘Babadook’ to ‘Nightingale,’ Visionary Jennifer Kent Creates New Brand of Horror

As part of our Tribute Series, FF2 Media celebrates the work of female filmmakers. Be sure to click on the film titles for full reviews & see where you can stream on JustWatch.com.

I happened to see the shell-shocking The Nightingale with a half dozen other people from FF2 Media, and we were all left devastated by the story.read more.

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Deborah Moggach Masters the Art of Many Characters

As part of our Tribute Series, FF2 Media celebrates the work of female filmmakers. Be sure to click on the film titles for full reviews & see where you can stream on JustWatch.com.

I had just started sixth grade when I encountered two great female writers for the first time. Those writers were Jane Austen and Deborah Moggach.read more.

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Jane Campion a ‘bright star’ in the directing world

While you’re hunkered down staying healthy during this crisis, there’s plenty of great female directors you can get to know better while you quarantine! Jane Campion has spearheaded a number of projects for both film and TV, including the Oscar-winning The Piano and the Elisabeth Moss fronted Top of the Lake miniseries.read more.

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FF2 Media Cleans Up At Illinois Women’s Press Association Contest

Our very own Nikoleta Morales, Georgi Presecky, and Brigid Presecky have all won big at the 2019 Illinois Women’s Press Association Contest! The awards presented yearly by the IWPA are a boost to any journalist’s career, so we’re glad these lovely ladies have been honored this year.… read more.

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Sally Potter Compares Dementia to the ‘Odyssey’ in ‘The Roads Not Taken’

The Roads Not Taken is in theaters now, featuring dynamite performances from Javier Bardem, Elle Fanning, and Laura Linney. I sat down with director Sally Potter, of Orlando and Ginger and Rosa, to talk about the dense literary inspirations for this film.

GPG: Leo spends much of The Roads Not Taken on a journey through these various realities trying to get home.read more.

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