Currently Browsing: Little Woods
As it is now Black History Month, we are taking the opportunity to celebrate some of the incredible Black woman artists that we know and love. Today, we’re starting with the amazing Nia DaCosta!
Nia is a screenwriter and director best known for her work in the thriller genre. Nia began her career as a production assistant, granting her the opportunity to work with celebrated directors such as Martin Scorsese, Steve McQueen, and Steven Soderbergh.… read more.
As part of our Sister Series, FF2 Media Vice President Brigid Presecky and Engagement Manager Georgi Presecky discuss their favorite depictions of sisterhood in films (by female filmmakers!) Be sure to click on the film titles for full reviews.
What do you think is the most accurate depiction of sisterhood in film?… read more.
In celebration of Women’s History Month, the all-female team of film critics at FF2 Media were assigned to write about their favorite female artists – and where to watch their work.
If you’re stuck at home, here’s a list of 10 films that you can watch from the comfort of your own couch or bed during the pandemic.… read more.
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 7/19/2019 (with links to FF2 Media reviews posted the week of their theatrical release):
- Breakthrough – Roxann Dawson (director)
- Little Woods – Nia DaCosta (writer-director)
- Sword of Trust – Lynn Shelton (director/co-writer)
DANIELLE’S TOP PICK OF THE WEEK
This week’s selection is Little Woods. … read more.
While fiction has often portrayed sisterhood as a tumultuous relationship, Nia DaCosta’s new film Little Woods manages to portray the familial bond without stereotypical tropes of competition, resentment or envy. Tessa Thompson and Lily James star in the poignant story of two half-sisters, struggling together through life’s challenges of poverty, grief and single parenthood.… read more.
The Tribeca Film Festival announced its 2019 jury members April 16. Jurors will select award-winners in 10 categories at the annual festival, which will be held April 25-May 5 in New York City.
Among the 10 categories is the Nora Ephron Prize, an annual award given to “a woman who embodies the spirit and vision of the legendary filmmaker and writer Nora Ephron.”… read more.