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Petra Volpe Explores the Personal and Political

On this day five years ago, The Divine Order was released. We’re celebrating its writer and director, Petra Volpe. 

Petra Volpe is a Swiss filmmaker, best known for her film The Divine Order, which was released in 2017. The Divine Order is about women’s suffrage in Sweden, where women did not have the right to vote until the 1970s.read more.

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‘as of yet’ Wins Nora Ephron Award at 2021 Tribeca Film Festival

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.

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HRW FILM FESTIVAL: SOLITARY

Women Documentarians Reveal Injustice and Hope at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival

By Nora Lee Mandel http://MavensNest.net/movies.html

I used to think of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival as “The Depressing Festival” in coverage over the past nine years.  But the programmers more and more balance artistic merit with the sponsoring NGO Human Rights Watch’s exposés of terrible injustices around the world, and even, sometimes, give the audience hope.  read more.

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TFF ’16: Nora Ephron Award

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

Jodie Whittaker as Anna in the film ADULT LIFE SKILLS. Photographer: Jo Irvine

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.

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