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Lubaina Himid Explores Nuances of Black British Identity

The audience member is in the paintings… the experience should be similar to entering a room and deciding what you’re going to do, how you will react and interact. (Lubaina Himid for Tate Modern)

Humans strive for a sense of belonging and a place they can call home. For many marginalized communities, this statement rings particularly true.… read more.

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Etel Adnan’s ‘Light’s New Measure’ Exhibit at The Guggenheim

On October 8, 2021 The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in Manhattan opened a new exhibition: Etel Adnan: Light’s New Measure. By the time the exhibition closed — on January 10, 2022 – the artist had passed. The fact that Etal was 96 when she died made the cultural moment all the more triumphant — a perfect capstone to an illustrious career.… read more.

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Petra Volpe on Swiss Myths of Neutrality in WW2 & After

Filmmaker Petra Volpe grew up “half-Italian” in Switzerland and looks askance at the myths of Swiss history: “We are connected to the past because it also determines our present.” Her directing debut film The Divine Order – winner of the Nora Ephron Prize at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival – entertainingly showed international audiences how Swiss women organized to finally get the right to vote at the late date of 1971.… read more.

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DOC NYC Hits Our Fifty Percent Target in 2021

FF2 Media is delighted to affirm that this year’s DOC NYC schedule includes 63 documentary films directed by women – including films co-directed by women – out of a total of 127 feature films. 63/127 = 49.6%… so let’s call it 50% and shout “Hooray!”

Considered the largest documentary film festival in the USA, DOC NYC will show films from all over the world from November 10th thru November 18th.… read more.

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Live Music Returns to NYC Laden with Happiness and Tears

Violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins and the band of Fiddler on the Roof at the Greene Space
Hall-Tompkins radiates creative energy, always teaching, always “expanding” the traditions she encounters.
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Watch at Home: Three to See from Chicago’s CIFF 2021

Exposure at CIFF by Holly Morris
At CIFF, three new films from women filmmakers, Neus Ballús, Andrea Arnold, and Holly Morris, to watch at home.
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