Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema (Blu-ray)
Directed by Mark Cousins
From filmmaker Mark Cousins (Story of Film: An Odyssey) comes his epic new documentary, Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema. Presented as a guide on how to make a film, it's presented in thematic chapters, using examples from 183 woman filmmakers from around the world. Includes narration from Tilda Swinton, Debra Winger, Sharmila Tagore, and Jane Fonda. This 5-disc set includes the full 14 hour version, divided into five separate parts and represents one of the most ambitious and in-depth documentaries ever made.
The Making of... (2020, 13 mins): a video essay by Mark Cousins in which he discusses the influences, motivations and methodology of Women Make Film
Mark Cousins and Barbara Kopple Q&A (2020, 18 mins): Mark Cousins is interviewed with Barbara Kopple following a screening of Women Make Film at Toronto Film Festival
Together (1956, 48 mins): two deaf-mute dock workers eke out a humble East End existence in Lorenza Mazzetti's striking and poetic film
Fully illustrated booklet with an introduction by Cari Beauchamp, new writing by Mark Cousins, assorted biographies and full series credits