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Nida Manzoor, the creator of award-winning television series We Are Lady Parts, writes and directs her debut feature film, Polite Society. The film is about a British teenage girl who tries to use her martial arts skills to stop her older sister from marrying into the wrong family. Starring Priya Kansara as “Ria Khan,” a teenager who dreams of becoming a stuntwoman, and Ritu Arya as “Lena Khan,” Ria’s sister, this is an exciting action comedy that grapples with sisterhood, immigrant culture, and growing up. … read more.
When co-directors Davina Pardo and Leah Wolchok set out to film their biographic documentary Judy Blume Forever—about best-selling author and activist Judy Blume—they knew that the censorship from the 1980s would play a big role in the film. However, they had no idea just how relevant it would be. “I don’t think we realized we were making an activist film,” said Leah.… read more.
Showing Up is a witty and insightful character study of a sculptor who navigates the mundane but unavoidable interruptions of everyday life in the week leading up to the opening of her new show. Directed and co-written by Kelly Reichardt, this 2022 Palm d’Or nominee is Kelly’s eighth feature and her fourth collaboration with Oscar-nominated actress Michelle Williams.… read more.
On January 24th, members of the cast and crew of Ivalu gathered together for a screening of their film. Producer Rebecca Pruzan remembers how she was sitting next her Co-Producer Kim Magnusson (who is also her husband) as well as Anders Walter (Ivalu’s Director). Her children were sitting behind them. Eleven-year-old lead actress Mila Heilmann Kreutzmann was watching the completed film for the first time.… read more.
FF2 Media is delighted to congratulate Angela Teresa Stern – an FF2 alumna! – on her big accomplishment as the writer, co-director, and lead actor of Because We’re Family.
Angela’s feature film debut had its World Premiere on June 15th at the 25th annual “Dances With Films Festival” in Los Angeles. This past week, on October 14th, the film made its way to Manhattan’s Regal Union Square as part of the 10th annual Chelsea Film Festival.… read more.
The way our minds process the world around us is very elusive. Thoughts can, at times, be all consuming, but they can also be extremely fickle. Sometimes, we make connections that are obvious, and other times we jump to conclusions that are incorrect (however right they may feel in the moment). So, how do we make sense of these invisible thoughts and learn about our unique perception of the world through them?… read more.