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Kimberly Peirce Modernizes Carrie and Hollywood Culture

Today is the anniversary of the release date of the 2013 remake of Carrie, so we’re celebrating its director, Kimberly Peirce. 

Kimberly Peirce is a talented and well-loved director, known for psychological deep-dives and aesthetic cinematography. She is best known for her first feature film, Boys Don’t Cry (1999), which won the Academy Award for Hilary Swank’s performance as the lead.read more.

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Angela Stern Brings ‘Because We’re Family’ to Chelsea Film Festival

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.

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Nicole Holofcener is a Master of Quick Wit and Emotional Resonance

Nine years ago today, Enough Said was released in the US. Today we’re celebrating its writer and director, Nicole Holofcener!

Nicole Holofcener is a talented screenwriter and director, known and loved for her ability to create characters that are both profoundly funny and deeply relatable. Of Nicole’s filmmaking style, FF2 contributor Katusha Jin writes, “Holofcener’s films feel authentic, stories about people like your coworker or your neighbor.read more.

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FACETS Honors Chaz Ebert F2F at Screen Gems 2022 Benefit

On September 28th, Chicago’s Indie film community gathered at the Arts Club of Chicago to honor multi-talented entrepreneur, publisher, author, producer, and philanthropist Chaz Ebert with the FACETS Legend Award at the Screen Gems 2022 Benefit.

FACETS is a non-profit organization that was founded by the late Milos Stehlik in 1975.… read more.

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Act Now to Stream Award-Winning Short ‘Forgotten Voices Heard’

Congratulations to Kelly Hall-Tompkins from everyone on Team FF2!

Since March 31, 2021 — the night of the premiere at Carnegie Hall — Kelly’s short Face to Face: Forgotten Voices Heard has received 6 International Film Festival wins and 8 official selections. It will be available for streaming only through October 2nd, so be sure to watch it while you can!… read more.

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Erica Tremblay’s Filmography is Reshaping Our Media Landscape

When I first pitched an article about the newest season of Reservation Dogs – the hit FX dramedy following a group of Indigenous teens navigating grief, identity, and young adulthood on their Oklahoma Reservation – FF2’s EIC Jan Lisa Huttner sent me an IMDb link. It wasn’t for Taika Waititi or Sterlin Harjo (the Indigenous co-creators of the show who have racked up countless excellent film and television credits).read more.

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