Female Gaze: Women Directors + Women Cinematographers
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 Afghanistan and beyond. Based on Krasilovsky’s book “Women Behind the Camera,” the film broaches the persistent obstacles—the glass ceiling, sexual harassment, childcare—faced by professional camerawomen around the globe while spotlighting trailblazing DPs like Ellen Kuras, Sandi Sissel, and Jessie Maple Patton who have used their cameras to change the world.
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Directed by Céline Sciamma • 2011 • France
Starring Zoé Héran, Malonn Lévana, Jeanne Disson
TOMBOY tells the story of ten-year-old Laure (played by the amazing Zoé Héran) who moves to the suburbs and decides to pass as a boy among the pack of neighborhood kids. As “Mickäel” she catches the atten...
Directed by Lauren Wolkstein • 2013 • France
Starring Anna Margaret Hollyman, Camille Claris, Ulysse Grosjean
A thirty-year-old American woman crashes a teenage party in the South of France, leading the guests to wonder who she is and what she is doing there.