Female Filmmakers

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‘Where Are My Children?’ and Lois Weber’s Trailblazing Films About Women

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First-wave feminism sprung from the birth control movement, which is on full display in Weber’s controversial 1916 film.

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How Women Took Up Space in the Movies of 2020

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Watch a video essay about the female-led films that defined cinema last year.

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TCM’s Alicia Malone Talks ‘Women Make Film’ and the Importance of Contextualizing Classic Hollywood

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Film historian and TCM host Alicia Malone discusses what makes ‘Women Make Film’ different from other film documentaries and what we can learn from old movies.

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How TCM’s ‘Women Make Film’ Makes Up for Film Education’s Exclusivity

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Mark Cousins’ documentary and TCM’s accompanying programming expands the reach of conventional film education to a wider audience with a more diverse slate of movies.

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Woman as Alien in Dorothy Arzner’s ‘Christopher Strong’

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In a single shot with a single dress, Dorothy Arzner is able to capture the tone of gender tensions of the 1930s.

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We’re Already Excited About Karyn Kusama’s ‘Dracula’

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Karyn Kusama’s films are complex, divisive, and beautiful which means she’ll bring a fresh, new perspective on the well-known tale.

Women Directed Movies

84 Movies Directed by Women to Look Forward to in 2020

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Your go-to guide to supporting female filmmakers in the new year.

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Women Filmmakers Are Dominating The Fall Film Festivals, And It’s Time We Notice

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‘Joker’ might be getting the most write-ups out of Venice, but women are reigning supreme at Canada’s premier film festival.

Movies Directed By Women Midyear

The Best Movies Directed By Women in 2019 So Far

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We’ve got you covered with this list of the best recent films featuring women behind the camera.