Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema - Part 1 (2019)
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.
Presented in five parts, Part 1 comprises eight chapters:
Introducing a Character
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.
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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