TRAILER AND POSTER UNVEILED FOR THE MARK COUSINS’ EPIC 14-HOUR DOCUMENTARY “WOMEN MAKE FILM”
Adjoa Andoh, Kerry Fox, Thandie Newton, Sharmila Tagore and Debra Winger all join the previously announced Jane Fonda and Tilda Swinton, who is also an executive producer as narrators.
The film in its entirety will premiere at the 44th Toronto International Film Festival this September as part of TIFF Docs.
Around the world, women have directed some of the best films ever made. They have dazzled us with their stories, styles, techniques and visions. WOMEN MAKE FILM shows us these visions.
Agnès Varda and Jane Campion are two of the great directors featured but scores of other filmmakers have used film in interesting ways – too many to mention but filmmakers such as: Safi Faye in Senegal, Forough Farrokhzad, Marva Nabili and Mania Akbari in Iran, Sumitra Peries in Sri Lanka, Angola’s Sarah Maldoror, Japan’s Kinuyo Tanaka, Ukraine’s Kira Muratova, Tunisia’s Moufida Tlatli, Bulgaria’s Binka Zhelyazkova, Lois Weber, Maya Deren, Angelina Jolie, Barbara Loden and others in the USA, Pirjo Honkasalo in Finland, Algeria’s Assia Djebar, Czechoslovakia’s Drahomira Viranova and Věra Chytilová, Cécile Tang and Anne Hui from Hong Kong and the UK’s Lynne Ramsay, Sally Potter, Wendy Towe, Antonia Bird and Clio Barnard.