Female Gaze: Women Directors + Women Cinematographers
Conversations with Intellectuals About Selena
Directed by Lourdes Portillo • 1999 • United States
Interrogating the Selena phenomenon, Lourdes Portillo brings together a group of Chicana cultural critics to talk about the Tejana music icon. Delving into their reactions to Selena’s groundbreaking rise, widespread influence, and tragic death, the conversation goes beyond the singer’s life and legacy to explore questions of representation and the intersection of pop and the personal.
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Directed by Chantal Akerman • 2000 • Belgium, France
Starring Sylvie Testud, Stanislas Merhar, Olivia Bonamy
Adapting the fifth volume of Marcel Proust’s “In Search of Lost Time,” Chantal Akerman transforms the material into a mesmerizing study of voyeurism, control, and sexual obsession centere...
Directed by Ursula Meier • 2008 • France
Starring Isabelle Huppert, Olivier Gourmet, Adélaïde Leroux
This mesmerizing fable of modern family life stars Isabelle Huppert as Marthe, a happy-go-lucky mother whose family enjoys an idyllic existence in their isolated, ramshackle home, which edges ont...
Directed by Alexis Krasilovsky • 2008 • United States
Featuring more than fifty camerawomen from around the world, Alexis Krasilovsky’s SHOOTING WOMEN celebrates the amazing talent and unflinching spirit of image-making women from the sets of Hollywood and Bollywood to the war zones of Afghanist...