The Future is Female (Directors): Trailers

The Future is Female (Directors): Trailers

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The Future is Female (Directors): Trailers
  • 52 Tuesdays - Trailer

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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 Tuesda...

  • A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night - Trailer

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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, where...

  • 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,...

  • American Mystic - Trailer

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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 - Trailer

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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 character...

  • Archipelago - Trailer

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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 Christopher...

  • As I Open My Eyes - Trailer

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    Leyla Bouzid • 2015 • Tunisia

    Farah struggles to pursue her singing career during a revolution.

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

    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 - Trailer

    // Presented as part of December's The Future is Female (Directors) II Series //

    Agnieszka Holland / 2014, Cameraimage, Hong Kong, Melbourne, Monte Carlo, New York, NYT Critics' Pick, Palm Springs, Rotterdam / 243'

    On January 16th, 1969, twenty-year-old Jan Palach, a student of history and poli...

  • Clip - Trailer

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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-filled ...

  • Don't Call Me Son - Trailer

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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 hi...

  • Down a Dark Stairwell - Trailer

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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 accidental...

  • Dukhtar - Trailer

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    Afia Nathaniel • Pakistan • 2014 • A thrilling journey focalizing the social issue of child brides.

    Allah Rakhi lives in the Hunza Valley with her husband, a local tribal leader, and their ten-year-old daughter Zainab. Violence has plagued their community for some time, due to a riv...

  • Elles - Trailer

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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 friendships...

  • Elza - Trailer

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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, however...

  • Exhibition - Trailer

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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. The p...

  • Goodbye Gauley Mountain - Trailer

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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 devas...

  • Hannah Arendt - Trailer

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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 German-J...

  • Hard Labor - Trailer

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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 pre...

  • Hemel - Trailer

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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 wi...

  • Home - Trailer

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    Ursula Meier • 2008 • Switzerland • Marthe and her family's off-the-grid life is disrupted.

    The arrival of a construction vehicle, however, pierces their tranquil, hermetic existence—before long a disused highway has been re-opened, and the family finds their home situated in the m...

  • It Felt Like Love - Trailer

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    Eliza Hittman • 2013 • USA • Lila decides to lose her virginity during a summer in South Brooklyn.

    A gauzy summer in South Brooklyn. Lila, an awkward adolescent girl, passes her time breaking into beach homes and tagging along on dates between her pretty friend Chiara and Chiara's n...

  • Kill Me Please - Trailer

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    Anita Rocha da Silveira • Brazil • 2011 • School girls feel a morbid fascination with local murders.

    Bia, Michele, Mariana and Renata live in an affluent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro. Considered the cool girls at school, they are both priveleged and neglected by their parents, who ...

  • Lady Chatterley - Trailer

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    Pascale Ferran • France • 2006 • A first adaptation of the D.H. Lawrence novel by a woman.

    Constance Chatterley lives a rather monotonous life on the sprawling grounds of her husband’s estate. The upper-class gentleman Clifford Chatterley, once handsome and virile, has been paralyz...