Thursday, April 09, 2009

Thanks for your help with the viewing list on my Women in Film syllabus. Here is an updated version.

Primary in-class viewing
Pantomime Lesbienne (Alice Guy,1900) 4 mins; Feministe! (Alice Guy, 1906) 20 mins; A Fool There Was (Frank Powell, 1915) 67 mins; The Passion of Joan of Arc (Carl Dreyer,1928) 82 mins; Morocco (Josef Von Sternberg,1930) 91 mins; Blonde Venus (Josef Von Sternberg, 1932); Bride of Frankenstein (James Whale, 1931); King Kong (Merian Cooper, 1933) 100 mins; Wizard of Oz (Victor Fleming,1939) 103 mins; Dance, Girl, Dance (Robert Wise, 1940) 89 mins; Meshes of the Afternoon (Maya Deren, 1943) 20 mins; Swing-Shift Cinderella (Tex Avery, 1945) 10 mins; The House of Tomorrow (Tex Avery, 1949) 11 mins; The Marrying Kind (George Cukor, 1952) 92 mins; Skyscraper (Shirley Clarke, 1960) 20 mins; Children’s Hour (William Wyler, 1961) 109 mins; Darling (John Schlesinger, 1965) 128 mins; Wanda (Barbara Loden, 1970) 109 mins; Ciao! Manhattan (John Palmer, 1973) 91 mins; Spirit of the Beehive (Victor Erice, 1973) 99 mins; Carrie (Brian De Palma, 1975) 97 mins; Coal Miner’s Daughter (Michael Apted, 1980) 125 mins; The Willmar 8 (Lee Grant, 1981) 55 mins; Not a Jealous Bone (Cecilia Condit, 1987) 10 mins; She’s Gotta Have It (Spike Lee, 1987) 84 mins; Fatal Attraction (Adrian Lyne, 1988) 119 mins; Sweetie (Jane Campion, 1989) 99 mins; Aliens 3 (David Fincher, 1992) 144 mins; Chasing Amy (Kevin Smith, 1997) 113 mins; Boys Don’t Cry (Kimberly Pierce, 2000) 116 mins; Filming Desire: A Journey Through Women’s Film (Marie Mandy, 2000) 60 mins; Fat Girl (Catherine Breillat, 2001) 83 mins

Secondary recommended viewing
The Merchant of Venice (Lois Weber, 1914), The Awful Truth (Leo McCarey, 1937), Olympia (Leni Riefenstahl, 1938), Dark Victory (Edmund Goulding, 1939), The Women (George Cukor, 1939), The Wicked Lady (Leslie Arliss, 1945), Gilda (Charles Vidor, 1946), All About Eve (Joseph Mankiewicz, 1950), The Hitch-Hiker (Ida Lupino, 1953), La Strada (Frederico Fellini, 1954), The Virgin Spring (Ingmar Bergman, 1960), Psycho (Alfred Hitchcock, 1960), The Connection (Shirley Clarke, 1961), Cleo from 5 to 7 (Agnes Varda, 1962), Suzanne’s Career (Eric Rohmer, 1963), Charulata (Satyajit Ray, 1964), Woman in the Dunes (Hiroshi Teshigahara, 1964), Daisies (Vera Chytilova, 1966), The End of August at the Hotel Ozon (Jan Schmidt, 1967), I am Curious: Yellow (Vilgot Sjoman, 1967), Belle du Jour (Luis Bunuel, 1967), Marketa Lazerova (Frantisek Vlacil, 1967), My Night at Maud’s (Eric Rohmer, 1969), Claire’s Knee (Eric Rohmer, 1970), Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (Jaromil Jires, 1970), Harold and Maude (Hal Ashby, 1971), Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (Martin Scorcese, 1974), Martha (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1974), Chinatown (Roman Polanski, 1974), Seven Beauties (Lina Wurtmuller, 1975), 3 Women (Robert Altman, 1977), I Spit on your Grave (Meir Zarchi, 1978), In a Year with 13 Moons (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1978), Annie Hall (Woody Allen, 1978), Killing Us Softly (Margaret Lazarus, 1979), Norma Rae (Martin Ritt,1979), City of Women (Frederico Fellini, 1980), Private Benjamin (Howard Zieff, 1980), Nine to Five (Collin Higgins, 1980), The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter (Connie Field, 1980), Ms. 45 (Abel Ferrara,1981), The Decline of Western Civilization (Penelope Spheeris, 1981), Tootsie (Sydney Pollack, 1982), Born in Flames (Lizzie Borden, 1983), Silkwood (Mike Nichols,1983), Mr. Mom (1983), Yentl (Barbara Streisand, 1983), Lianna (John Sayles, 1983), Desperately Seeking Susan (Susan Seidelman, 1985), Working Girls (Lizzie Borden, 1986), Desert Hearts (Donna Deitch, 1986), Salaam Bombay! (Mira Nair, 1988), An Angel at my Table (Jane Campion, 1990), Daughters of the Dust (Julie Dash, 1991), Just Another Girl on the I.R.T. (Leslie Harris, 1992), A League of Their Own (Penny Marshall, 1992), Basic Instinct (Tom Curran, 1992), It Wasn’t Love (Sadie Benning, 1992), Chungking Express (Wong Kar-Wai, 1994), Antonia’s Line (Marlene Gorris, 1995), Welcome to the Dollhouse (Todd Solondz, 1995), Waiting to Exhale (Forest Whitaker, 1995), The Watermelon Woman (Cherly Duyne, 1996); Virgin Suicides (Sophia Coppola, 1999), American Psycho (Mary Harron, 2000), Audition (Takishi Miike, 2000), Boys Don’t Cry (Kimberly Pierce, 2000), Filming Desire: A Journey Through Women’s Film (Marie Mandy, 2000), Ophelia Learns to Swim (Jurgen Vsych, 2001), The Piano Teacher (Michael Haneke, 2001) Amelie (Jean-Pierre Jeunet, 2001), Ghost World (Terry Zwigoff, 2001), Bridget Jones's Diary (Sharon Maguire, 2001), Lovely & Amazing (Nicole Holofcener, 2002), Secretary (Steven Shainberg, 2002), At Five in the Afternoon (Samira Makhmalbaf, 2003), Me and You and Everyone We Know (Miranda July, 2003), A Very Long Engagement (Jean-Pierre Jeunet, 2004), Thirteen (Catherine Hardwicke, 2004), Monster (Patty Jenkins, 2004), Lady Vengeance (Chan Wook Park, 2005), Sisters of ’77 (Cynthia Salsman Mondell, 2005), My Summer of Love (Paul Pavlikovsky, 2005), Memoirs of a Geisha (Rob Marshall, 2005), Billy the Kid (Jennifer Venditti, 2007), Alexandra (Alexnder Sokurov, 2007), 4 Weeks, 3 Weeks, 2 Days (Cristian Mungui, 2007), Sex and the City (Michael Patrick King, 2008), Summer Hours (Olivier Assayas, 2008), I've Loved You So Long (Philippe Claudel, 2008).

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