Nov 29

Featured Films: Women Make Film Episode 14

The complete list of films referenced in Episode 14 of Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema. Chapter thirty-eight on death, chapter thirty-nine on endings and chapter forty on song and dance. Chapter Thirty-Eight – Death Film Filmmaker Country(ies) Year Eternal Breasts Kinuyo Tanaka Japan 1955 The East is Red Wang Ping China […]

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Nov 27

This is the Sea (1997)

This week Classic Couple Academy traveled to Ireland for This is the Sea (1997), a romance written and directed by Mary McGuckian. The story echoes that of Romeo and Juliet, focusing on two young lovers, one Protestant one Catholic in Northern Ireland during “The Troubles,” a 30-year period of conflict between unionists and nationalists. At […]

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Nov 24

Life Inside, the Meaning of Life, and Love

Week Thirteen: Women Make Film Episode 13 Tuesday, November 24Night Thirteen: Life Inside, the Meaning of Life, and LoveTwo Airings on TCM: 8:00 PM and 12:00 AM Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema Episode 13 begins with chapter 35 on life inside – how to film thought. Set designs, cutaways, dissolves often […]

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Nov 23

Orlando (1992)

This week Classic Couple Academy traveled through time in Sally Potter’s 1992 film Orlando. Based on Virginia Woolf’s 1928 novel Orlando: A Biography, it’s the story of a young nobleman who receives the favor of Queen Elizabeth I. On her deathbed the queen bequeaths a vast estate to Orlando and his heirs with one condition […]

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Nov 22

Featured Films: Women Make Film Episode 13

The complete list of films referenced in Episode 13 of Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema. Chapter thirty-five on life inside, chapter thirty-six on the meaning of life and chapter thirty-seven on love. Chapter Thirty-Five – Life Inside Film Filmmaker Country(ies) Year Seashell and the Clergyman Germaine Dulac France 1928 Wings Larisa […]

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Nov 17

Reveal, Memory, and Time

Week Twelve: Women Make Film Episode 12 Tuesday, November 17Night Twelve: Reveal, Memory, and TimeTwo Airings on TCM: 8:00 PM and 11:15 PM Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema Episode 12 begins with chapter 32 on reveal – how good filmmakers “do revelations.” Reveals happen in love, death, and religion or in […]

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Nov 16

Featured Films: Women Make Film Episode 12

The complete list of films referenced in Episode 12 of Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema. Chapter thirty-two on reveal, chapter thirty-three on memory and chapter thirty-four on time. Chapter Thirty-Two – Reveal Film Filmmaker Country(ies) Year Westworld Lisa Joy, Jonathan Nolan USA 2016 After the Tracks (pas gjurmĂ«ve) Xhanfise Keko Albania […]

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Nov 15

The Teckman Mystery (1954)

This week Classic Couple Academy watched Wendy Toye’s 1954 film The Techman Mystery. A Renaisance woman, Toye began her career as a dancer and actress, directed for the stage and for film and even wrote and produced. A true creative force, she was a child prodigy as a dancer performing at the age of four […]

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Nov 10

Tension, Stasis, and Leave Out

Week Eleven: Women Make Film Episode 11 Tuesday, November 10Night Eleven: Tension, Stasis, and Leave OutTwo Airings on TCM: 8:00 PM and 11:15 PM Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema Episode 11 begins with chapter 29 on tension as a mainstay in film, particularly when presented in real-life situations. Where something is […]

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Nov 09

Featured Films: Women Make Film Episode 11

The complete list of films referenced in Episode 11 of Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema. Chapter twenty-nine on tension, chapter thirty on stasis and chapter thirty-one on leave out. Chapter Twenty-Nine – Tension Film Filmmaker Country(ies) Year Demon Lover Diary Joel DeMott USA 1980 Dreams of a Life Carol Morley UK, […]

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