Since the beginning of the motion picture industry, women directors have created some of the most memorable movies ever made. In this series we’ll look at four of the best, from a gritty film noir to an offbeat comic gem. Despite lack of support from the larger film making community, women directors persevered and created lasting, influential films. Each film will be introduced by area cinephile Ann Glenn with info about the film’s production, director and stars and followed by a Q&A session.
Cleo From 5 to 7 (1962)
Director Agnes Varda was one of the founders of the French New Wave and this imaginative film has aged better than the work of many of her male contemporaries. With dazzling camera work and creative use of sound, Varda fashioned a moving and visually beautiful film both playful and profound.
1 hr. 30 mins. In French with English subtitles, Not rated