25 international women in film Posted on March 8, 2014August 23, 2017 by 11Polaroids desk Gallery | To mark International Women’s Day 2014, we celebrate women in film from around the world. Here are 25 women to honour and admire this year. Georgia Korossi Alice Guy-Blaché (1873-1968) who at the age of 23 was first female fiction filmmaker. Her films were loved by directors like Alfred Hitchcock. Anna May Wong’s Shosho in Ewald Andre Dupont’s Piccadilly (1929) Maya Deren in her debut feature Meshes of the Afternoon (1943), co-directed with her second husband Alexander Hammid Anna Magnani’s Pina in Roberto Rossellini’s Rome, Open City (1945) Setsuko Hara’s Noriko Hirayama in Yasujiro Ozu’s Tokyo Story (Tôkyô monogatari, 1953) Melina Merkouri’s Ilya on the set of Jules Dassin’s Never on Sunday (Pote tin Kyriaki, 1959) Sharmila Tagore’s Aparna in Satyajit Ray’s The World of Apu (Apur Sansar, 1959) Anna Karina’s Nana Kleinfrankenheim in Jean-Luc Godard’s Vivre Sa Vie (1962) Monica Vitti’s Giuliana in Michelangelo Antonioni’s Red Desert (Il deserto rosso, 1964) Madhur Jaffrey’s Manjula in James Ivory’s Shakespeare Wallah (1965) Catherine Deneuve’s Carol in Roman Polanski’s Repulsion (1965) Mareme Niang’s Anta in Djibril Diop Mambety’s Touki Bouki (1973) Gena Rowlands’ Mabel Longhetti in John Cassavetes’s A Woman under the Influence (1974) Nadia Mourouzi in Theo Angelopoulos’s The Beekeeper (O Melissokomos, 1986) Nurgül Yesilçay’s Ayten Öztürk in Fatih Akin’s The Edge of Heaven (Auf der anderen Seite, 2007) Actor/filmmaker Mati Diop’s Josephine in Claire Denis’s 35 Shots of Rum (2008) Tilda Swinton’s Emma Recchi in Luca Guadagnino’s I Am Love (Io sono l’amore, 2009) Aggeliki Papoulia in Giorgos Lanthimos’s Dogtooth (Kynodontas, 2009) Evangelia Randou’s Bella in Athina Rachel Tsangari’s Attenberg (2010) Jeong-hie Yun’s Mija in Chang-dong Lee’s Poetry (Shi, 2010) Filmmaker Haifaa Al-Mansour on the set of her film Wadjda (2012) Emmanuelle Riva’s Anne in Michael Haneke’s Amour (2012) Filmmaker/screenwriter Sally Potter (The Gold Diggers, Orlando, Ginger & Rosa) Documentary filmmaker Kim Longinotto (Divorce Iranian Style, Gaea Girls, Salma) Filmmaker/screenwriter Joanna Hogg (Unrelated, Archipelago, Exhibition) AdvertisementClick to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related
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So inspirational! Love seeing the work of women in film all over the world recognized.
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