Beatrice Viri 8 posts
Beatrice Viri pursued a degree in Media Studies at Hunter College, specializing in Emerging Media (digital media production). She has experience in graphic design, web development, motion graphics and film, as well as media analysis. For FF2 Media, Bea created original content for blog publication, writing out prompted ideas that engages audience. 

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Celebrating AAPI Month with Books by 3 Asian American Women

Last December (2021), I had the opportunity to participate in an online class called “Contemporary Personal Narratives by Asian American Women: A Cultural Exploration” with Lori Rotskoff. I’d never taken a literature class outside of college before, but I was very excited to read books by Asian American women.read more.

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Spend 2022 Chirping Along with Molly Hashimoto’s Birds

This holiday season, we’re excited to introduce Pomegranate, a publishing and printing company that offers its customers “art you can bring home.” In celebration of Pomegranate’s commitment to inclusivity, we’re proud to spotlight some of the brilliant women artists in their catalogue. Read more about Pomegranate below.read more.

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Women’s History Month: Naoko Yamada a Standout in Anime Industry

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.

To conclude SWAN day and women’s history month, I wanted to talk about a medium that unfortunately still doesn’t have many women in its field: animation.read more.

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Bea’s SWAN Day 2020: Contemporary Art

Kusama Infinity is a visual masterpiece, showcasing Kusama’s influential, expressive works while investigating her life, struggles and inspirations.
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Bea’s Athena 2020: My First Year of Celebration!

A few weeks ago, I attended my first Athena Film Festival at Barnard College as a member of FF2 Media (a sponsor of the festival). I’ve only been around that area once or twice, so I was really looking forward to exploring and supporting a student-run film festival! I went to Hunter College for undergrad; it’s an institution that sports depressing gothic architecture and has virtually no campus, so from the get-go Barnard was total whiplash for me.… read more.

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51fest helps women tell ‘remarkable and often untold’ stories

51fest’s first-ever run took place July 18-21 at the IFC Center. The festival aligned with a heatwave, but nonetheless people lined up enthusiastically in anticipation. Partnering with Women in the World and IFC Center, 51fest is a festival centered on women filmmakers. According to their mission statement, Women make up more than half of [the] population, and 51Fest puts women where they belong: at the center of the story.”read more.

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