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25 Movies by Female Directors Every Aspiring Filmmaker Should See

Spike Lee has allowed a few more women-directed films to grace the list of essential films he gives to his class at NYU, bringing the total women-films he deems worth watching up to a grand total of 8, four of which by the same filmmaker, Lina Wertmuller. (The others deemed admissible to the list are Jane Campion, Kathryn Bigelow, Julie Dash.) Even with these new inclusions,overall women still make up proportionally less of Lee’s list than they do in filmmaking as a whole. Alternative list…

from No Film School

5 Female Directors of Photography Talk About the Role of the Cinematographer

This is Rachel Morrison. Read about her here: http://blogs.indiewire.com/thompsononhollywood/women-in-film-benefit-honors-linney-coppola-the-women-of-mad-men

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from Toptenz.net

Top 10 Female Directors

Jane Campion (New Zealand historical drama & feminist director: Sweetie [1989], An Angel at My Table [1990], The Piano [1993], The Portrait of a Lady [1996], In the Cut [2003])

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A sadly short list...most of these directors were also actresses: Alice Guy-Blache, Lois Weber, Paula Blackton, Ruth Stonehouse, Dorothy Davenport, Grace Cunard, Leni Riefenstahl, Dorothy Arzner and Ida Lupino. #women #film

A sadly short list...most of these directors were also actresses: Alice Guy-Blache, Lois Weber, Paula Blackton, Ruth Stonehouse, Dorothy Davenport, Grace Cunard, Leni Riefenstahl, Dorothy Arzner and Ida Lupino. #women #film

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20th Century Fox AFI Partner on Female Directors Initiative "The dearth of female directors is not a matter of passion or talent" said 20th Century Fox CEO Stacey Snider. read more

The Black List for Female Directors? New Survey to "Shine a Spotlight" on Rising Talent (Exclusive) | Hollywood Reporter

from the Guardian

​Shit People Say to Women Directors blog spotlights Hollywood's blatant sexism

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from Keyframe - Explore the world of film.

A Noir Journey Into No-Woman’s Land with Ida Lupino

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