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Hélène Louvart Captures Beautiful Moments Big and Small

On the release date of Beach Rats (2017), we’re celebrating cinematographer Hélène Louvart!

Hélène Louvart is a French cinematographer who has served as the Director of Photography for a number of prolific films, working with directors such as Agnès Varda, Claire Denis, and Maggie Gyllenhaal. In every film she works on, Hélène’s cinematography transforms the film, bringing out the meaning of the story in a way that makes the whole greater than the sum of its parts. read more.


For Your Consideration ’17: Katusha Jin

Dear AMPAS: FF2 Associate Katusha Jin asks you to consider these nine films by women writers &/or directors for Oscar nominations next month.

Katusha’s Favorite Feature Films of 2017

  1. Pop Aye (written & directed by Kristen Tan)
  2. Beach Rats (written & directed by Eliza Hittman)
  3. Tommy’s Honour (written by Pamela Marin & Kevin Cook, Directed by Jason Connery)

Katusha’s Favorite Documentary Films of 2017

  1. Unrest (film by Jennifer Brea)
  2. Rebels on Pointe (film by Bobbi Jo Hart)
  3. Heal (film by Kelly Noonan Gores)

Katusha’s Favorite Foreign Language Films of 2017

  1. No Dress Code Required from Mexico (By Cristina Herrera Borquez)
  2. After Love from Belgium/France (Written By Fanny Burdino and Mazarine Pingeot
  3. False Confessions from France (By Luc Bondy & Marie-Louise Bischofberger)

Top Photo From Unrest: Jennifer Brea and Omar Wasow on their bed surrounded by pills.… read more.