Women directors and their films

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2007.
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Hurd (film studies, East Tennessee State U.) profiles 29 women film directors, offering biographical information and critical discussion of their works for each. She begins with the pioneering figures of Dorothy Arzner and Ida Lupino. Mainstream figures such as Nora Ephron, Amy Heckerling, and Martha Coolidge are discussed next, followed by independent, experimental, and documentary film directors, including Lizzie Borden, Allison Anders, Penelope Spheeris, and Barbara Kopple. Non-American directors (including Leni Riefenstahl), emerging directors, and actresses turned directors are examined in the final chapters. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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table_of_contents I. PIONEERS: Dorothy Arzner -- Ida Lupino. II: THE MAINSTREAM. Nora Ephron -- Nancy Meyers -- Amy Heckerling -- Martha Coolidge -- Kathryn Bigelow -- Mimi Leder. III. INDEPENDENTS: EXPERIMENTS, DOCUMENTARIES: Maya Deren -- Lizzie Borden -- Mary Harron -- Julie Dash -- Nancy Savoca -- Allison Anders -- Penelope Spheeris -- Barbara Kopple. IV. INTERNATIONAL: Gillian Armstrong -- Jane Campion -- Leni Riefenstahl -- Agnes Varda -- Lina Wertmuller. V. NEWCOMERS: Sofia Coppola -- Kimberly Peirce -- Patty Jenkins -- Kasi Lemmons. VI. ACTRESSES TURNED DIRECTORS: Anjelica Huston -- Penny Marshall -- Barbara Streisand -- Elaine May.
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