Fantastic Female Filmmakers

Fantastic Female Filmmakers

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Baker & Taylor
Looks at the lives and careers of prominent female producers and directors, including Nell Shipman, Ida Lupino, Sally Potter, and Patricia Rozema.

Gardners
Women have been writing, producing, and directing movies since filmmaking began in the early 1900s. They have tamed wild animals, hung out the open door of a plane to film, and faced rioting mobs on a set. This book tells the stories of ten women who are among the most creative and respected directors in the world.

Orca Book Publishers
Their names may not be the most famous in Hollywood, but the ten women profiled here are among the most creative and respected directors in the world of film.
Their names may not be the most famous in Hollywood, but the ten women profiled here are among the most creative and respected directors in the world of film. This book joins the others in the acclaimed Women's Hall of Fame series by presenting ten international women whose stories will inspire young readers to consider their own potential. Included are Nell Shipman, the young Canadian who started her own production company in the silent movie days, Ida Lupino, the American actress who was the first woman to direct herself in a film, Deepa Mehta, who has brought Indian culture to Western screens, and Martha Coolidge and Patricia Rozema, whose films have created some of the most memorable modern female characters.

Publisher: Toronto : Second Story Press, 2008
ISBN: 9781897187364
Characteristics: 122 p. : ill ; 23 cm

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