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In my sophomore year of high school, I fell madly in love. I first met this object of my affection on a normal Tuesday afternoon. Arriving to English early, I found single pieces of white paper, still hot from the photocopier, already waiting on each desk in the classroom. The front of each page held a solitary figure: a small drawing of a woman atop a horse, dressed in red and blue garments, a whip clasped tightly in her hand.… read more.
Last Friday, January 12, some FF2 members and I attended a screening of 1993’s Household Saints at the IFC Center. The film was followed by a Q&A with director Nancy Savoca and producer Rich Guay, who spoke about everything from behind-the-scenes anecdotes to their fight to reclaim their own “missing” movie.… read more.
Today, FF2 celebrates director Stacy Title on the sixth anniversary of the release of The Bye Bye Man. The 2017 horror film finds Stacy directing a group of young people through a terrifying nightmare. Though perhaps her most well-known project, Stacy’s talents go far past The Bye Bye Man. She also frequently worked as a screenwriter and producer, as well as directed successful comedies and shorts.… read more.
Today, FF2 revists the career of gifted writer and director Colette Burson on this, the seventh anniversary of the release date of her film, Permanent. In her review of the comedy, FF2 contributor Brigid Presecky writes, “Both bizarre and charming, the sincerity of Permanent is refreshingly sweet and a timeless take on coming-of-age.” … read more.
Today FF2 is proud to spotlight artist and educator Andrea Kantrowitz. On the one year anniversary of her exhibition Unbound: Drawings from the book, Drawing Thought, Andrea’s work continues to help its viewers not only to understand Andrea, but themselves. The purpose of Andrea’s art is to take the audience step-by-step through the artistic process.… read more.
Today FF2 is ecstatic to celebrate artist Deb Stoner on the seventh anniversary of her exhibition “A Year in the Willamette Valley,” which showcased Deb’s photographs not at a museum or studio, but at the Portland International Airport. The exhibition aimed to bring art to those not currently seeking it out, but who perhaps needed most to be reminded of the beauty of the natural world during a long day of traveling.… read more.