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Jennifer Lopez Tackles Parenthood in Niki Caro’s ‘The Mother’

Jennifer Lopez is on a roll with her second film this year, The Mother. The Mother is an action-drama about an unnamed ex-military sniper who must protect her daughter Zoe from the troubles of her past. It is an action-packed, emotional story, with an aura of mystique that keeps the audience anticipating what will happen next.… read more.


Lorene Scafaria’s Films Always Center Human Connection

Happy Birthday, Lorene Scafaria! This American filmmaker started her career as an actress (appearing in several television shows and films such as Big Helium Dog in 1999 & A Million Miles in 2001), but is now best known for her work as a writer and director.

Lorene made her breakthrough film in 2008. Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (2008)—adapted from a novel of the same name by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan— is a romantic comedy about two teenagers, Nick and Norah, of course, who meet at a club in New York City, and spend the night together searching for a secret show by their favorite more.


Filmmaker Melina Matsoukas Makes Powerful Connections

During Black History Month, we are taking the opportunity to celebrate some of the many incredible Black woman artists that we know and love. Our next artist is Melina Matsoukas! 

Melina Matsoukas is a director and producer of film, television, and music videos. Interestingly, her very first film was actually destroyed upon completion, because it did not live up to her standards. read more.


Watch at Home: ‘Second Act’ & more from female filmmakers

Jennifer Lopez and Vanessa Hudgens star in Second Act.

FF2 Media’s new “Watch at Home” columns list the new films written and/or directed by women filmmakers that are newly available each week on DVD, Video On Demand &/or streaming services.

Here are the new films written and/or directed by women filmmakers now available at home as of 3/29/2019 (with links to FF2 Media reviews posted the week of their theatrical release):

  • Second Act – Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas (co-writer)
  • A Vigilante – Sarah Daggar-Nickson (director/writer)
  • The Field Guide To Evil – Veronika Franz (co-director/co-writer), Katrin Gebbe (co-director/co-writer),Agnieszka Smoczynska (co-director), Silvia Wolkan (co-writer)


This week’s selection is Second Act, which just came out on Blu-ray/DVD/Digital this week.… read more.