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Washed away: lost films by female directors (BFI)

Source:Β http://www.bfi.org.uk/news-opinion/sight-sound-magazine/features/lost-films-female-directors?utm_content=bufferff858&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer


Washed away: lost films by female directors

2 October 2015

Our October 2015 issue explores 100 instances of underrated female filmmaking, but what about the movies that never even made it to an archive? Sadly history has hidden too many of the works of cinema’s least segregated era – its beginnings. Here are eight treasures we hope might one day return to view.

Part of ourΒ Female Gaze specialΒ coverage.


A pantheon of one’s own: 25 female film critics worth celebrating (BFI)

A pantheon of one’s own: 25 female film critics worth celebrating

To mark International Women’s Day – and before our Salon discussion on 9 March – we asked a selection of critics and curators each to nominate a vital female voice in film criticism, with an example of their writing. The results reveal a diverse array of critics, reaching back to cinema’s beginnings.

Full article:Β http://www.bfi.org.uk/news-opinion/sight-sound-magazine/features/pantheon-one-s-own-25-female-film-critics-worth