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In her voice. Volume 1 : women directors talk directing
Silverstein, Melissa.
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xii, 250 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
In Her Voice is the first book that takes the words and experiences of a diverse group of celebrated women film directors and puts their voices front and center. This unique volume of interviews presents over 40 feature and documentary directors from around the world including Debra Granik (Winters Bone), Courtney Hunt (Frozen River), Callie Khouri (Mad Money), Sally Potter (Rage), Lone Scherfig (An Education) and Lynn Shelton (Humpday). In Her Voice is a call to arms and a reminder to movie lovers, students and the industry about the significance of women directors and their growing, integral position in the world of filmmaking. It is also a message for women directors to not give up -- your voice counts. Your vision matters.
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Contains interviews from the first three years of the Women and Hollywood blog,
Features. Wendy Jo Carlton: Hannah free -- Cherien Dabis: Amreeka -- Katherine Dieckmann: Motherhood -- Alison Eastwood: Rails & ties -- Shana Feste: The greatest -- Debra Granik: Winter's bone -- Marleen Gorris (director), Nancy Larson (writer): Within the whirlwind -- Courtney Hunt: Frozen river -- Callie Khouri: Mad money -- Kasi Lemmons: Talk to me -- Issa Lopez: Casi Divas -- Angelina Maccarone: Vivere -- Adriana Maggs: Grown up movie star -- Jodie Markell: The loss of the teardrop diamond -- Sandra Nettelbeck: Helen -- Pratibha Parmar: Nina's heavenly delights -- Sally Potter: Rage -- Cathy Randall: Hey hey it's Esther Blueberger -- Amy Redford: The guitar -- Patricia Riggen: La misma luna -- Shamin Sarif: The world unseen and I can't think straight -- Lorne Scherfig: An education -- Celine Sciamma: Water lilies -- Lynn Shelton: Humpday -- Agnieszka Wojtowicz-Vosloo: -- Susanna White: Nanny McPhee returns -- Joan Carr-Wiggin: A previous engagement -- Sam Taylor-Wood: Nowhere boy -- Doris Yeung: Motherland -- Documentaries. Emily Abt: All of us -- Pietra Brettkelly: The art star and the Sudanese twins -- Abby Epstein: The business of being born -- Beadie Finzi: Only when I dance -- Jennifer Fox: Flying: confessions of a free woman -- Roberta Grossman: Blessed is the match: the life and death of Hannah Senesh -- Lisa F. Jackson: The greatest silence: rape in the Congo -- Aviva Kempner: Yoo-hoo, Mrs. Goldberg -- Lynn Hershman Leeson: !War women art revolution -- Gini Retiker and Abigail Disney: Pray the Devil back to Hell -- Hannah Rothschild: The jazz baroness -- Nancy Schwartzman: The line.
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