Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema - Full Pass (2019)

  • 2019
  • Documentary
  • 14h 0m

UK writer/director Mark Cousins turns his acutely enquiring and perceptive eye to an alternate history of Cinema that elevates and celebrates the work of more than 180 women directors.

In this comprehensive work spanning 130 years of film history, Mark Cousins (The Story of Film: An Odyssey) enlists a roster of narrators – Tilda Swinton (who was also an executive producer), Adjoa Andoh, Jane Fonda, Kerry Fox, Thandie Newton, Sharmila Tagore and Debra Winger – as explorer-guides in a wide-reaching journey beyond the English-speaking world, as well-represented as it is, that also includes films and directors from countries like Bulgaria, Romania, Tunisia, Japan, Norway, Russia, Iran, China, South Korea, Senegal and Sri Lanka. A rich visual compendium of sounds and images, illuminated with analysis and context, this New Road Movie through Cinema is a journey of discovery and reappraisal well worth taking.

Full Pass $30 Purchase a full pass for all five parts of this series. Part 1 is available to start viewing now. Each subsequent part will be available fortnightly.

  • Part 1: Released on Thu 31 Dec 2020
  • Part 2: Released on Thu 14 Jan 2021
  • Part 3: Released on Thu 28 Jan 2021
  • Part 4: Released on Thu 11 Feb 2021
  • Part 5: Released on Thu 25 Feb 2021

To complement your Cinema 3 viewing, we’ve programmed a slate of narrative features by women directors featured in Women Make Film. Browse the Women Make Film shelf on Cinema 3 for new fortnightly titles and visit womenmakefilm.net to explore screen grabs of the almost one thousand film excerpts featured in the series.


Mark Cousins






United Kingdom



Bonus Content

In Conversation with Mark Cousins & Kerry Fox

A conversation with director Mark Cousins and Kerry Fox, one of the narrators of Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Though Cinema

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