Portrait of two outstanding artists whose videos vividly captured and supported the second-wave feminism of the 70s. More than four decades later, the activism of Delphine and Carole is striking in its boldness, humour and subversion, as hard-hitting as ever.
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 Marguerite Duras. Militant filmmaker Carole Roussopoulos (1945–2009) was a pivotal figure in French political documentary. Together they founded the women’s video collective Insoumuses. Armed with their small, lightweight camera, they documented every feminist struggle of the 70s: the...
| 68 minutes | 2019
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