Looking back at how far we’ve come... but also how far we still need to go: it would be unthinkable to put together any feminist film program without paying tribute to the pioneers whose struggles paved the way for women directors today. These women kicked down the door to an unprecedented chapter in the history of cinema.
It all happens in one day. A group of men and women are at the bar where a wedding reception was due to take place. The former wait to be served by the latter, who’ve decided that as of now, they do only what...
QUéBEC | 82 minutes | 1980
Delphine Seyrig (1932–1990), the actress who embodied intello-chic in films by Demy, Truffaut, Buñuel and Resnais, was deeply committed to women’s cinema, from Chantal Akerman to Liliane de Kermadec and...
FRANCE | 68 minutes | 2019
FRANCE | 55 minutes | 1976
Arriving home from work, Suzanne is raped. The initiator of the NFB’s avant-garde En tant que femmes series, director Anne-Claire Poirier, shakes us with her exposé of a stubborn taboo: rape as a tool...
QUéBEC | 96 minutes | 1979
FRANCE | 28 minutes | 1976
By intertwining the destinies of Pauline and Suzanne, two women brought together by a personal crisis, Agnès Varda paints a lively portrait not just of an era, but also of a burgeoning movement that remains...
FRANCE | 120 minutes | 1977
FRANCE | 17 minutes | 1973
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