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Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema – Part 1

Mark Cousins | United Kingdom | 2019 | Unclassified (15+)
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31 Dec 2020 – 13 Jan 2021

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UK writer/director Mark Cousins (The Story of Film: An Odyssey) 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.

Part 1 comprises chapters 1–8 of Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema.

  1. Openings
  2. Tone
  3. Believability
  4. Introducing a Character
  5. Meet Cute
  6. Conversations
  7. Framing
  8. Tracking

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 for new fortnightly titles and visit to explore screen grabs of the almost one thousand film excerpts featured in the series.

Format: Digital
Language: English
Source: Dogwoof
Courtesy: Dogwoof
Runtime: 180 min

Event duration

180 mins


Unclassified (15+)

Viewers under the age of 15 must be supervised by a parent or legal guardian.

Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema

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Watch all five parts for $30

Part 1 will be released on 31 Dec 2020 and will be available to start viewing for a fortnight. Each subsequent part will be available fortnightly.

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