Featured Films: Women Make Film Episode 1

By request, each week we offer the complete list of films referenced in episodes of Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema. Chapter one on openings and chapter two on tone.

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Chapter One – Openings

FilmFilmmakerCountry(ies)Year
The East is RedWang PingChina1965
First Comes CourageDorothy ArznerUSA1943
The Silence of the PalacesMoufida TlatliTunisia1994
The QuarryMarion HänselBelgium, France, Netherlands, Spain1998
Strange DaysKathryn BigelowUSA1995
Harlan County U.S.A.Barbara KoppleUSA1976
Innocence (Evolution?)Lucile HadžihalilovicFrance2004
Things To ComeMia  Hansen-LøveFrance2016
Je Tu Il Elle (1975) AllChantal  AkermanFrance, Belgium1974
For MaryWendy ToyeUK1955
SweetieJane CampionAustralia1989
ThumbelinaLotte ReinigerUK1954
Le BonheurAgnès VardaFrance1965
The Very LateVera ChytilovaCzechoslovakia1983
Afternoon of a FaunAlison De VereUK1987
The Black DogPirjo HonkasaloFinland, Denmark, Germany, Sweden2004
The 3 Rooms of MelancholiaMarziyeh MeshkiniIran2000
The Day I Became A WomanSamira MakhmalbafIran-Italy-Japan2000
BlackboardsAthina Rachel TsangariGreece2010
Attenberg Be My StarValeska GrisebachGermany2001
The VisitorLola RandlGermany2008
A Time to DieDorota  KędzierzawskaPoland2007
Butter on the LatchJosephine DeckerUSA2013
The Last StageWanda  JakubowskaPoland1947
La CienagaLucrecia MartelArgentina, France, Spain, Japan2001
Complete List of Films Discussed

Chapter Two – Tone

FilmFilmmakerCountry(ies)Year
Merrily We Go to HellDorothy ArznerUSA1932
WandaBarbara LodenUSA1970
Pet SemataryMary LambertUSA1989
Tank GirlRachel TalalayUSA1995
On the 12th Day of ChristmasWendy ToyeUK1955
By The SeaAngelina JolieUSA2015
PeelJane CampionAustralia1982
Beau TravailClaire DenisFrance1999
OliviaJacqueline AudryFrance1951
Maedchen in UniformLeontine SaganGermany1931
SambizangaSarah MaldororAngola-France1973
Two in OneKira MuratovaUkraine-Russia2007
American PsychoMary HarronUSA2000
A New LeafElaine MayUSA1971
BetoniyöPirjo HonkasaloFinland, Sweden, Denmark2013
Complete List of Films Discussed

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