• Jane Campion in Her Own Words

    In this interview from 1989, director Jane Campion talks about where she finds her inspiration and the importance of remaining open to new generations of filmmakers.

  • Jane Campion: The Film School Years

    This conversation between critic Peter Thompson and Jane Campion took place in 1989, following the success of Campion’s short films. It was produced for the Australian Television Radio and Film School, where she studied.

  • AN ANGEL AT MY TABLE Six Deleted Scenes

    Director Jane Campion made cuts to each of the three segments of AN ANGEL AT MY TABLE, for length or to balance story and mood. She says, “The deletions are so short they seem more like brushstrokes. My favorite is the skipping scene, where Janet is part of the shamed and unpopular girls allowed ...

  • A Girl's Own Story

    Directed by Jane Campion • 1983 • Australia

    This early short from director Jane Campion concerns a group of teenage girls in the 1960s.

  • Sweetie

    Directed by Jane Campion • 1989 • New Zealand
    Starring Genevieve Lemon, Karen Colston, Tom Lycos

    Though she went on to create a string of brilliant films, Jane Campion will always be remembered for her stunning debut feature SWEETIE, which focuses on the hazardous relationship between the button...

  • An Angel at My Table

    Directed by Jane Campion • 1990 • New Zealand
    Starring Kerry Fox, Alexia Keogh, Karen Fergusson

    With AN ANGEL AT MY TABLE, Academy Award–winning filmmaker Jane Campion brought to the screen the harrowing autobiography of Janet Frame, New Zealand’s most distinguished author. Three actors in turn ...

  • Passionless Moments

    Directed by Jane Campion • 1983 • Australia

    This short film co-directed by Jane Campion and Gerard Lee portrays the awkward trials of everyday living.

  • An Exercise in Discipline: Peel

    Directed by Jane Campion • 1982 • Australia

    This short, concerning a father disciplining his son whilst on a road trip, went on to win the Short Film Palme d'Or at the 1986 Cannes Film Festival and effectively launched director Jane Campion's feature-filmmaking career.

  • A Girl's Own Story

    1 video

    Directed by Jane Campion • 1983 • Australia

    This early short from director Jane Campion concerns a group of teenage girls in the 1960s.

  • An Angel at My Table

    6 videos

    Directed by Jane Campion • 1990 • New Zealand
    Starring Kerry Fox, Alexia Keogh, Karen Fergusson

    With AN ANGEL AT MY TABLE, Academy Award–winning filmmaker Jane Campion brought to the screen the harrowing autobiography of Janet Frame, New Zealand’s most distinguished author. Three actors in turn ...

  • Passionless Moments

    1 video

    Directed by Jane Campion • 1983 • Australia

    This short film co-directed by Jane Campion and Gerard Lee portrays the awkward trials of everyday living.

  • An Exercise in Discipline: Peel

    1 video

    Directed by Jane Campion • 1982 • Australia

    This short, concerning a father disciplining his son whilst on a road trip, went on to win the Short Film Palme d'or at the 1986 Cannes Film Festival and effectively launched director Jane Campion's feature-filmmaking career.

  • AN ANGEL AT MY TABLE Commentary

    This commentary features director Jane Campion, director of photography Stuart Dryburgh, and actress Kerry Fox. Campion was recorded in Sydney, in 2003; Dryburgh, in New York City, in April 2005; Kerry Fox, in London, in June 2005.

  • Withholding and Revealing in AN ANGEL AT MY TABLE
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    Observations on Film Art No. 32

    Jane Campion came to international attention with her acclaimed sophomore feature AN ANGEL AT MY TABLE, a luminous adaptation of the memoirs of Janet Frame, tracing her journey from her childhood in New Zealand to her time in a mental hospital to her emergence as ...

  • Withholding and Revealing in AN ANGEL AT MY TABLE

    1 season

    Observations on Film Art No. 32

    Jane Campion came to international attention with her acclaimed sophomore feature AN ANGEL AT MY TABLE, a luminous adaptation of the memoirs of Janet Frame, tracing her journey from her childhood in New Zealand to her time in a mental hospital to her emergence as ...

  • SWEETIE Commentary

    Recorded in Sydney, Australia, in 2006, this commentary features director and cowriter Jane Campion, her screenwriting partner Gerard Lee, and director of photography Sally Bongers.

  • Sweetie

    7 videos

    Criterion Collection Edition #356

    Though she went on to create a string of brilliant films, Jane Campion will always be remembered for her stunning debut feature SWEETIE, which focuses on the hazardous relationship between the buttoned-down, superstitious Kay and her rampaging, devil-may-care si...

  • Shorts for Days: Women Auteurs

    1 season

    Themes of teenage rebellion and fraught family dynamics run through these early shorts by groundbreaking directors Sofia Coppola, Chantal Akerman, Agnès Varda, Jane Campion, and Andrea Arnold.

  • WOMEN MAKE FILM: Episode 6
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    Directed by Mark Cousins • 2018 • United Kingdom

    “POV”
    Is cinema the art of point of view? Jocelyn Moorhouse, Ida Lupino, Edith Carlmar, Sofia Coppola, Liliana Cavani, Kelly Reichardt, Larisa Shepitko, Jennifer Kent, and other great directors demonstrate the art of POV.

    “Close-Up”
    Films from Be...