Using almost a thousand film extracts from thirteen decades and five continents, Mark Cousins asks how films are made, shot and edited; how stories are shaped and how movies depict life, love, politics, humour and death, all through the compelling lens of some of the world’s greatest directors – all of them women.

Women Make Film - Dogwoof Documentary

STORY

The epic, four years in the making, still in production, is made up of forty “chapters” to be narrated by Tilda Swinton and other key women in cinema, still to be announced. Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema follows in the footsteps of Mark Cousins’ The Story of Film: An Odyssey, to give us a guided tour of the art and craft of the movies.  Using almost a thousand film extracts from thirteen decades and five continents, Cousins asks how films are made, shot and edited; how stories are shaped and how movies depict life, love, politics, humour and death, all through the compelling lens of some of the world’s greatest directors – all of them women.


Credits

Director: Mark Cousins

Narrator: Tilda Swinton

Executive Producer: Tilda Swinton

IN PRODUCTION

Filmmaker: Mark Cousins Executive producer: Tilda Swindon
Narrator: Tilda Swindon Country: UK
Runtime: 960'
Episodes: 4
Due: 2019
Format: HD



FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS

Venice International Film Festival 2018

TIFF 2018