The Future is Female (Directors): All Films

The Future is Female (Directors): All Films

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The Future is Female (Directors): All Films
  • 52 Tuesdays

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    Sophie Hyde • 2013 • Australia • A teenager's mother undergoes a gender transition.

    When her mother reveals her female to male gender transition, 16 year-old Billie is catapulted into radically new circumstances, moving in with her father and confined to visiting her mother on Tue...

  • A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

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    Ana Lily Amirpour • 2014 • USA • A surreal, stylish vampire western set in Bad City, an Iranian wasteland.

    Strange things are afoot in Bad City. The Iranian ghost town, home to prostitutes, junkies, pimps, and other sordid souls, is a place that reeks of death and hopelessness, wh...

  • A Good Day To Die

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    David Mueller and Lynn Salt • USA • 2010 • The rise and fall of the American Indian Movement.

    At the age of 5, Dennis Banks was taken from his grandparents and relocated to a federal boarding school, where the prime objective was to rid American Indian children of their culture,...

  • The Pervert's Guide to Ideology

    Sophie Fiennes • UK & Ireland • 2012 • A journey through cinema and philosophy, Zizek-style.

    Some have called Slavoj Žižek the Elvis of cultural theory. A Lacanian and a Marxist, the Slovenian philosopher possesses an infectious zeal and a voracious appetite for popular culture, casting his wry,...

  • American Mystic

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    Alex Mar • USA• 2010 • Three young Americans have chosen the fringes of alternative religion

    Chuck lives in the South Dakota badlands. While he and his wife struggle to make ends meet, they find meaning in their Lakota Sioux heritage, making great effort to preserve their rituals...

  • Anthropocene: The Human Epoch

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    Canada • Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier & Edward Burtynsky • 2018

    Humanity's damage to ecological systems becomes poignantly clear.

    In 2016, a group of scientists known as the Anthropocene Working Group declared the end of the Holocene—a geological epoch that had charact...

  • Archipelago

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    Joanna Hogg • United Kingdom • 2010 • A subtle critique of the manners of the British upper class.

    A family gathers on the remote island of Tresco, off the southwestern coast of England. Amid this rugged landscape the matriarch, Patricia, takes lessons from local painter Christop...

  • As I Open My Eyes

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    Leyla Bouzid • 2015 • Tunisia

    Farah struggles to pursue her singing career during a revolution.

    While her parents have traditional aspirations for her, Farah is spending her summer performing in a political rock band, while carrying out a clandestine affair with one of her bandma...

  • Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché

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    Pamela B. Green • United States • 2018 • A fascinating profile of a lost pioneer of early cinema.

    Alice Guy-Blaché entered the film business in 1894, at the age of 21. By 23 she was installed as head of production at French company Gaumont and directed several films before moving...

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    Pamela B. Green • United States • 2018 • A fascinating profile of a lost pioneer of early cinema.

    Alice Guy-Blaché entered the film business in 1894, at the age of 21. By 23 she was installed as head of production at French company Gaumont and directed several films before moving to the United ...

  • Burning Bush: Part 1

    Directed by Agnieszka Holland • 2013 • Czech Republic

    PART ONE. Conceived in a three-part episodic structure, Burning Bush is a sweeping depiction of a pivotal moment in Czech history. A New York Times Critics' Pick.

  • Burning Bush: Part 3

    Directed by Agnieszka Holland • 2013 • Czech Republic

    PART THREE. Conceived in a three-part episodic structure, Burning Bush is a sweeping depiction of a pivotal moment in Czech history. A New York Times Critics' Pick.

  • Burning Bush: Part 2

    Directed by Agnieszka Holland • 2013 • Czech Republic

    PART TWO. Conceived in a three-part episodic structure, Burning Bush is a sweeping depiction of a pivotal moment in Czech history. A New York Times Critics' Pick.

  • Clip

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    Maja Miloš • Serbia • 2012 • A raw portrait of disaffected youth in contemporary Serbia.

    Teenage Jasna lives a life of discontent in suburban Belgrade. Seeking to escape her controlling mother and terminally ill father, Jasna runs wild with her classmates in a world of booze-fill...

  • The Divine Order

    Petra Volpe • 2017 • Switzerland

    Nora becomes the face of the local suffragette movement.

  • Don't Call Me Son

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    Anna Muylaert • 2016 • Brazil • Pierre's world shifts when forced to live with his biological family

    A poetic, provocative portrait of a young man's fluidity, Don't Call Me Son offers a richly layered examination of family, class, and sexuality in contemporary Brazil.

    Living with...

  • Down a Dark Stairwell

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    Ursula Liang • USA • 2020 • Two communities caught in the divisive politics of police violence.

    In November 2014, Chinese-American police officer Peter Liang was dispatched to a Brooklyn community housing building. Performing a vertical patrol in a darkened stairwell, he acciden...

  • Elles

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    Malgoska Szumowska • 2011 • France

    A reporter investigates Paris's underground prostitution scene.

    Anne is a middle-aged journalist for Elle Magazine in Paris, assigned to investigate the city's underground prostitution scene. Her work on the article soon blossoms into friendsh...

  • Elza

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    Mariette Monpierre • France • 2011 • A deeply personal coming-of-age story set in Guadalupe.

    Bernadette has done everything for her daughter. Elza, the first college graduate in the family, has just completed a masters degree in Paris; rather than seeking stable employment, howe...

  • Exhibition

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    Joanna Hogg • UK • 2014 • The vicissitudes of class privilege among an ostensibly bohemian couple.

    D and H are both artists. They are also a couple. They have, furthermore, decided to sell their modernist home in London, where they have lived together for more than two decades. Th...

  • Goodbye Gauley Mountain

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    Annie Sprinkle & Beth Stephens • USA • 2014 • An ecosexual love story.

    Beth Stephens and Annie Sprinkle have returned to the former's home state of West Virginia. Mountain-top removal, a form of surface mining that destroys local peaks to get at veins of cheap coal below, has de...

  • Hannah Arendt

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    Margarethe von Trotta • Germany • 2012 • The genesis of Arendt’s discourse on the banality of evil.

    Jerusalem, 1961. SS Lieutenant Colonel Adolf Eichmann sits in a jail cell awaiting trial. It is the first high-profile Nazi officer to face a tribunal, and Hannah Arendt, a Germa...

  • Hard Labor

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    Juliana Rojas & Marco Dutra • 2011 •Brazil • Helena has found the perfect spot for her new store.

    Blending neorealist class critique with elements of subdued horror, Hard Labor dissects both the material and supernatural implications of a middle-class couple slowly succumbing to ...

  • Hemel

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    Sacha Polak • 2012 • Netherlands • A study of desire and sexuality told from a female perspective.

    Hemel is a promiscuous young woman living in the Netherlands, her life governed almost exclusively by the pursuit of one night stands. Her father's increasingly serious relationship...