Featured Films: Women Make Film Episode 2

The complete list of films referenced in Episode 2 of Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema. Chapter three on believability, chapter four on introducing a character, and chapter five on meet cute.

Chapter Three – Believability

FilmFilmmakerCountry(ies)Year
Why is Frau B Happy?Erika RungeGermany1968
The Hurt LockerKathryn BigelowUSA2008
El CaminoAna MariscalSpain1963
LoreCate ShortlandGermany, Australia, UK2012
Which Would You Choose?Dinara AsanovaSoviet Union1981
Hotel Very WelcomeSonja HeissGermany2007
Meek’s CutoffKelly ReichardtUSA2010
The Selfish GiantClio BarnardUK2013
Hedi Schneider is StuckSonja HeissGermany2015
Toni ErdmannMaren AdeGermany, Austria, Switzerland, Romania2016
Point BreakKathryn BigelowUSA1991
The BlotLois WeberUSA1921
Frozen RiverCourtney HuntUSA2008
SelmaAva DuVernayUK, USA2014
Not a Pretty PictureMartha CoolidgeUSA1976
The AppleSamira MakhmalbafIran, France1998
Complete List of Films Discussed

Chapter Four – Introducing a Character

FilmFilmmakerCountry(ies)Year
The Moon Has RiseKinuyo TanakaJapan1955
Germany Pale MotherHelma Sanders-BrahmsWest Germany1980
VagabondAgnès VardaFrance1985
SomewhereSofia CoppolaUSA, UK, Italy, Japan2010
NanaValérie MassadianFrance2011
The ConnectionShirley ClarkeUSA1961
The Watermelon WomanCheryl DunyeUSA1996
Wayne’s WorldPenelope SpheerisUSA1992
Fish TankAndrea ArnoldUK, Netherlands2009
EllenMahalia BeloUK2016
GirlhoodCéline SciammaFrance2015
Toni ErdmannMaren AdeGermany, Austria, Switzerland, Romania2016
The Story of the Flaming YearsYuliya SolntsevaSoviet Union1961
Complete List of Films Discussed

Chapter Five – Meet Cute

FilmFilmmakerCountry(ies)Year
Krane’s ConfectioneryAstrid Henning-JensenNorway1951
Brief EncountersKira MuratovaSoviet Union1968
The Seashell and the Clergyman Germaine Dulac  France   1928  
The Heartbreak KidElaine MayUSA1972
Grand CentralRebecca ZlotowskiFrance, Austria2013
One. Two. OneMania AkbariIran2011
The VisitorLola RandlGermany2008
A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night Ana Lily Amirpour   USA  2014  
Yaksha GaanamD SheelaIndia1976
Point BreakKathryn BigelowUSA1991
GirlhoodCéline SciammaFrance2015
WandaBarbara LodenUSA1970
VagabondAgnès VardaFrance1985
Fleeting LovesMalvina UrsianuRomania1974
Kill MeEmily AtefGermany, France, Switzerland2012
FaithlessLiv UllmannSweden, Italy, Germany, Finland, Norway2000
Complete List of Films Discussed

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