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To celebrate Pomegranate’s “Art by Women” initiative, we are excited to launch a new series spotlighting brilliant female artists.
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Michelle Schumacher Demonstrates Female Gaze in ‘I’m Not Here’

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Happy Birthday, Michelle Schumacher! Today we celebrate Schumacher’s career, specifically her film, I’m Not Here.
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SWAN of the Day: Ava DuVernay’s Excellence & Activism Inspire

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Throughout her career, Ava DuVernay has made history as the first Black woman to not only win an award for Best Director at the Sundance Film Festival, but also to direct an Oscar-nominated Best Picture film AND receive a Golden Globe nomination. Today, the groundbreaking filmmaker celebrates her birthday!read more.

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FF2-Sponsored Panel ‘Bringing in New Voices in a Post-Pandemic Film Industry’ at Athena Showcases Two Promising New Artists

FF2-Sponsored Panel “Bringing in New Voices in a Post-Pandemic Film Industry” at Athena Showcases Two Promising New Artists

Like many things, Athena Film Festival looked completely different this year than it did in past years. The festival took place online, with live panels happening on Zoom.read more.

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Female Filmmakers Dominate Sundance in 2021

Sundance Film Festival, which will take place online and on satellite screenings in select locations across the US, has announced the films it will feature in this year’s festival. This is going to be a good year for female filmmakers: across the full slate of films featured at Sundance this year, 50% (69 out of 139) were directed by one or more women (The full list of films that will be featured can be found here), and 50% of filmmakers across the slate are also people of color.… read more.

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Studies Show Significant Increases in Female Presence behind the Camera over the Last Decade

Studies show significant increases in female presence behind the camera over the last decade

As a feminist film blog, FF2 is thrilled to report that some recent studies have shown significant strides in gender equality in the cinematic world. 

The USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative, run by Dr. Stacy L.read more.

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