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Kirsten Tan Takes Us behind the scenes of ‘Pop Aye’

Kirsten Tan is a talented director and writer. She grew up in Singapore, but has lived in many different places such as Korea and Thailand, and her current home in Brooklyn. It was during her travels in Thailand where she found inspiration for her current feature, Pop Aye.

Lindsy M. Bissonnette (LMB): What’s it like being at Film Forum for your own film?read more.

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SDC Observership Program accepts FF2 Media Associate Lindsy M. Bissonnette

Congratulations to FF2 Media Associate Lindsy M. Bissonnette on her acceptance into the SDC (Stage Directors and Choreographers) Foundation’s 2017-18 Observership Class. As a member of this class, she is eligible to apply for directing observership and fellowship opportunities throughout the year as well as attend events and panel discussions.read more.

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‘Sophie and the Rising Sun’ is a Waterfall of Emotion

Sophie and the Rising Sun (written/directed by filmmaker Maggie Greenwald who based her screenplay on a novel by Augusta Trobaugh) is the beautiful story of one couple’s determination to defy the odds and build a life together. Although it is set in the 1940s, it has a timely plot, gripping performances, and stunning scenery.… read more.

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Lindsy’s Athena (2017)

FF2 Contributor Lindsy Bussonnette reports on her time at the 7th annual Athena Film Festival, hosted by Barnard College in Manhattan  from 2/9/17 thru 2/12/17. AFF’18 dates are 2/22/18 thru 2/25/18. We hope to see YOU there next year 🙂

The Athena Film Festival this year was fantastic. Great films, thoughtful panels and a wonderful turnout.… read more.

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Filmmaker MELINDA JANKO Fights for Justice

By FF2 Contributor Lindsy M. Bissonnette

Filmmaker Melinda Janko has always been attracted to stories about “the triumph of the human spirit” and her work on 100 Years: One Woman’s Fight For Justice is no exception. Ms. Janko’s dedication and passion is evident in the deeply moving and disturbing story of Elouise Cobell’s fearlessness while taking on the United States government in the largest class action lawsuit in history.… read more.

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FYC ’17: Lindsy M. Bissonnette

FF2 Associate Lindsy M. Bissonnette asks you to consider these six films by women writers &/or directors (from the full list of films released in NYC theatres in 2016). Note that this list was created in November & will be updated after December 31, 2016.

My Favorite Feature Films of 2016 (2)

My Favorite Documentary Films of 2016 (2)

My Favorite Foreign Language Films of 2016 (2)

  • 3000 Layla also known as 3000 Nights (Writer/Director Mai Masri)
  • Mon Roi also known as My King (Writer/Director Maïwenn)

Photo: Ghostbusters

Photo Credit: Columbia Pictures… read more.

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