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Julia’s Athena 2024: Abortion Stories, 20K Bees, & Erica Tremblay

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending my fourth Athena Film Festival at Barnard College (my alma mater). Although I have now graduated, it’s always a joy to return to campus and see the next class of wonderful people donning Athena merch and scanning tickets at the door, greeting people and giving directions, and sitting down to enjoy what is hands-down Barnard’s best event of the year. read more.

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Indie Filmmaker Kelly Reichardt: Always Grounded in the Real World

One year ago, on this day, Showing Up made its USA debut at the New York Film Festival, marking filmmaker Kelly Reichardt’s fourth collaboration with actress Michelle Williams. To celebrate the release of the intimate, inspiring film, we’re looking back at the career of its equally-inspiring director.read more.

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FYC ’17: Peier Tracy Shen

FF2 Intern Peier Tracy Shen 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)

Photo: “Krystal” (Riley Keough) and her recruits in American Honey. read more.

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NYFF ’16: Preview Guide to Female-Directed Feature Films

The 54th Annual New York Film Festival (NYFF) of the Film Society of Lincoln Center (FSLC) opens September 30, with a new documentary 13th by Ava DuVernay, renowned for Selma. (2014).  Running through October 16, the full slate includes, by my count of all the sections: 11 new feature-length films (fiction and documentary), plus one restored revival, as well as 18 short films directed by women.  read more.

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