The Female Gaze: Essential Movies Made by Women (Hardback)
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The Female Gaze: Essential Movies Made by Women (Hardback)

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Hardback 236 Pages / Published: 29/11/2018
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#1 Amazon New Release Inspiring biographies of women who make moviesWith the success of Patty Jenkins's Wonder Woman and the rise of the MeToo movement, women creators in film are more important than ever. Movies with a female perspective: You may have heard the term "male gaze," coined in the 1970s to talk about what happens to viewers when the majority of art and entertainment has been made by the one gender perspective. So, what about the opposite? Women have been making movies since the very beginning of cinema. What does the world look like through the "female gaze"? Movies made by women: The Female Gaze comprises of a list detailing the essential movies from the past and present made by women. It delves into what the female perspective gives to each of the films. A collection of fascinating biographies: Discover brilliantly talented and accomplished women filmmakers, both world renowned and obscure, who have shaped the film industry in ways rarely fully acknowledged. Learn about the hidden figures of filmmaking and about the acclaimed luminaries of the past and present. Readers will learn: The accomplishments of numerous women in film such as Dorothy Arzner, Ida Lupino, Kathryn Bigelow, Lady Bird's Greta Gerwig and more The lives of these women and the struggles they faced carving a place for themselves in the film industry How these women's unique voices shaped the films they made and influenced all the film world An essential movie list by women: The Female Gaze contains multiple mini-essays written by a variety of diverse female film critics, about a woman or a movie made by women that they love. A guidebook for movie lovers who want to support women in film!

Publisher: Mango Media
ISBN: 9781633538375
Number of pages: 236
Dimensions: 216 x 140 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"The Female Gaze, written by the ebullient film journalist Alicia Malone, is an unabashed love letter to our cinema sisters. With fascinating histories painstakingly unearthed by Malone this book is a treasure of delights that honors more than a hundred years of female filmmaking. Brava!" Rachel Feldman - Film/TV director, screenwriter and activist
"Once again Alicia Malone champions women filmmakers, opening the floodgates to a great new wave of female voices and creative vision. A wonderful guide to some of the best films made by women, both celebrating women directors and fueling the red-hot discussion about why we don't have more." -Maria Giese, filmmaker and activist

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