Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema (Blu-ray)

Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema (Blu-ray)

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Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema

Blu-ray Version

840 minute run time

This epic exploration of filmmaking by women offers an essential and celebratory revisionist history of cinema told through the lenses of the world's greatest female directors. Written and directed by Mark Cousins (The Story of Film: An Odyssey), 700 clips from 183 filmmakers both well-known and forgotten-from Agnès Varda to Sarah Maldoror, Ava DuVernay to Binka Zhelyazkova -illuminate the scope and impact of women's contributions to the art form. Structured as a road trip with plenty of space for twists and turns, this 14-hour journey is brought to life by narrators Tilda Swinton, Jane Fonda, Adjoa Andoh, Sharmila Tagore, Kerry Fox, Thandie Newton, and Debra Winger, who unpack topics including memorable opening sequences, approaches to framing, filming sex, and how to portray love and death onscreen. Arriving at a pivotal moment of recognition and reckoning for women in the industry, Women Make Film is both urgently of it's time and a valuable resource to be treasured into the future.