"I’m convinced there are masterful filmmakers out there who for whatever reason can’t access filmmaking, and many of these are women. As a society, we need to be teaching young girls not to be spectators to boys. Also, not to be intimidated by technology. You don’t need a big crew to make a small film. I don’t want to silence male filmmakers who are speaking for a woman – I don’t feel like I can speak for all women, or that I can’t speak for a man – but I’d like to hear equal voices being heard. Women need to speak up and both men and women need to listen.” — Emily Kai Bock
There are still too few women directors in Hollywood and too few women in starring roles.
Of the Cahiers du Cinema cohort, Chabrol was the first to make a film, which he wrote, shot and produced himself. The result is the startling complex Le Beau Serge, which inaugurated the French New…
Delphine Seyrig in Mr. Freedom
Delphine Seyrig in Daughters of Darkness (1971)
He must be stopped
When you do think of animals on film, it’s striking that they appear most frequently in either children’s movies or documentaries. We either revel in their otherness, or turn them into humanized talking beasts. Not surprisingly, both iterations of the animal are loved by viewers of all ages.