Featured Films: Women Make Film Episode 9

The complete list of films referenced in Episode 9 of Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema. Chapter twenty-three on politics, chapter twenty-four on gear change and chapter twenty-five on comedy.

Chapter Twenty-Three – Politics

FilmFilmmakerCountry(ies)Year
The Enchanted DesnaYuliya SointsevaUSSR1964
In My SkinMarina de VanFrance2002
The Fall of the Romanov DynastyEsfir ShubSoviet Union1927
The Triumph of the WillLeni RiefenstahlGermany1935
Bhaji on the BeachGurinder ChadhaUK1993
What Else is New?Tahmineh MilaniIran1992
The PrizeTahmineh MilaniIran 
Tomka and His FriendsXhanfize KekoAlbania1977
Melody for a Street OrganKira MuratovaUkraine2009
Drowned OutFranny ArmstrongUK 
Strange DaysKathryn BigelowUSA1995
Love LetterKinuyo TanakaJapan1953
Cuba: An African OdysseyJihan El-TahriFrance2007
FinsterworldFrauke FinsterwalderGermany2013
The Hidden HalfTahmineh MilaniIran2001
Complete List of Films Discussed

Chapter Twenty-Four – Gear Change

FilmFilmmakerCountry(ies)Year
SelmaAva DuVernayUK-USA2014
GirlhoodCéline SciammaFrance2015
OrlandoSally PotterUK , Russia , Italy , France , Netherlands1992
MilarepaLiliana CavaniItaly1974
The Asthenic SyndromeKira MuratovaSoviet Union1990
The ConnectionShirley ClarkeUSA1961
Complete List of Films Discussed

Chapter Twenty-Five – Comedy

FilmFilmmakerCountry(ies)Year
BigPenny MarshallUSA1988
I’ve Heard thePatricia RozemaCanada1987
Mermaids Singing   
Appropriate  BehaviourDesiree  AkhavanUK2014
The Trouble withIda LupinoUSA1966
Angels A New LeafElaine MayUSA1971
The Heartbreak KidElaine MayUSA1972
Obvious ChildGillian RobespierreUSA2014
But I’m a CheerleaderJamie BabbitUSA1999
Fools in the MountainsEdith CarlmarNorway1957
El CaminoAna MariscalSpain1963
Wayne’s WorldPenelope SpheerisUSA1992
BodyMałgorzata  SzumowskaPoland2015
Marlina the Murderer in Four ActsMouly SuryaIndonesia, France, Malaysia, Thailand2018
The Attached BalloonBinka ZhelyazkovaBulgaria1967
Complete List of Films Discussed

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