Currently Browsing: Meera Menon
Mexican writer/director Michelle Garza Cervera won the 10th Annual Nora Ephron Award for first-time female filmmakers at the 21st Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) with her debut ‘horror’ film Huesera. The New York City fest screened June 8–19, 2022 in person, and selections streamed online through July 3.… read more.
FF2 is proud to present Nora Lee Mandel’s coverage of the Tribeca Festival’s Annual Nora Ephron Award. Thank You, Nora!
The pandemic creatively inspired the winners of the 9th Annual Nora Ephron Award for female filmmakers at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival. Directors Chanel James and Taylor Garron won the Ephron Award, with its $25,000 prize, for as of yet.… read more.
FF2 Associate Eliana Levenson asks you to consider these 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)
The Edge of Seventeen (Writer/Director Kelly Fremon Craig)
- Equity (Director Meera Menon and Writer Amy Fox)
My Favorite Foreign Language Films of 2016 (2)
- A Tale of Love and Darkness (Writer/Director Natalie Portman)
Photo: Edge of Seventeen
Photo Credit: (Murray Close/STX Films)… read more.
By FF2 Senior Contributor Lesley Coffin
Interview: Amy Fox and Meera Menon, Writers-Directors of Equity
When actresses Sarah Megan Thomas and Alysia Reiner founded Broad Street Pictures in 2015, their goal was to tell stories women are too often excluded from in film – like stories about Wall Street greed and competitiveness.… read more.
Rachel Tunnard’s funny and touching Adult Life Skills wins the Nora Ephron Prize at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival!
Special for FF2 Media by Nora Lee Mandel
Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) touts that one-third of the films–fiction and documentary–screened at this year’s 11-day event in Lower Manhattan were directed by women (the highest percentage in its 15 years).… read more.