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"I've got a reputation for being difficult – it's bullsh*t" - You Were Never Really Here director Lynne Ramsay.

As the June programme at BFI Southbank is dedicated to championing work by and about women, every day this month we’ll be spotlighting one of the many fantastic female filmmakers the world has given us.

#lynneramsay #womanwithamoviecamera #womeninfilm #femalefilmmaker #femalefilmmakers #youwereneverreallyhere #joaquinphoenix #ekaterinasamsonov


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"Culture - art, music, literature - is the long game, because it's the way to change people's ideas in a more personal way." - Mudbound and Pariah director Dee Rees.

As the June programme at BFI Southbank is dedicated to championing work by and about women, every day this month we’ll be spotlighting one of the many fantastic female filmmakers the world has given us.

#deerees #mudbound #womanwithamoviecamera #womeninfilm #femalefilmmaker #femalefilmmakers #blackfilmmakers #lgbtqcinema #lgbtcinema #lgbtqfilm #lgbtfilm


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Take a trip into the dark heart of British countryside.
Arcadia. Out today for #summersolstice .
Search for a UK screening near you.
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#film #ukfilm #outtoday #folkhorror #goldfrapp #portishead #paulwright #adrianutley #willgregory #countryside #britishcountryside #ukcountryside #archive #archives #foundfootage #foundfootagefilm


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Dorothy Arzner approached the movie business as a hardworking studio hand, directing an astonishing 16 features in as many years between 1927 and 1943. A Todd Haynes biopic has been rumoured since 2003.⠀

As the June programme at BFI Southbank is dedicated to championing work by and about women, every day this month we’ll be spotlighting one of the many fantastic female filmmakers the world has given us.⠀⠀
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#dorothyarzner #womanwithamoviecamera #womeninfilm #femalefilmmaker #femalefilmmakers #todhaynes


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Did you know? In her solo directorial debut, Greta Gerwig directed two Oscar nominated performances: Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalf.⠀

As the June programme at BFI Southbank is dedicated to championing work by and about women, every day this month we’ll be spotlighting one of the many fantastic female filmmakers the world has given us.⠀

#gretagerwig #womanwithamoviecamera #womeninfilm #femalefilmmaker #femalefilmmakers #saoirseronan #lauriemetcalf #ladybird #oscars

Photo by Art Streiber for Vanity Fair


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Martinique’s Euzhan Palcy became the first black woman to direct a Hollywood studio feature with A Dry White Season in 1989.

As the June programme at BFI Southbank is dedicated to championing work by and about women, every day this month we’ll be spotlighting one of the many fantastic female filmmakers the world has given us.

#euzhanpalcy #womanwithamoviecamera #womeninfilm #femalefilmmaker #femalefilmmakers #blackfilmmakers #adrywhiteseason


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"Art is an important prism to show how things matter." Fashion designer Bella Freud explores how filmmaking can empower voices all around the world. #BFIPlayer #bellafreud #bellafreudshop #fashion #fashiondesigner #art #inspiration #britishfilminstitute #indepentfilm #bfi


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"No matter what kind of family you have — straight, gay, married, single parent, separated, no kids, two kids, 20 kids, whatever — we all go through the human comedy." - The Kids Are Alright director Lisa Cholodenko.

We're very excited to see what she does with the Toni Erdmann remake!

As the June programme at BFI Southbank is dedicated to championing work by and about women, every day this month we’ll be spotlighting one of the many fantastic female filmmakers the world has given us.

#womanwithamoviecamera #womeninfilm #femalefilmmaker #femalefilmmakers #lisacholodenko #lgbtqcinema #lgbtcinema #lgbtqfilm #lgbtfilm #thekidsarealright #juliannemoore #annettebening #tonierdmann


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"For me, film-making is a journey into the impossible." - Director Claire Denis⠀

As the June programme at BFI Southbank is dedicated to championing work by and about women, every day this month we’ll be spotlighting one of the many fantastic female filmmakers the world has given us.⠀

#womanwithamoviecamera #womeninfilm #femalefilmmaker #femalefilmmakers #clairedenis #agnesgodard #frenchfilmaker


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“Whenever I do a film, it has to take us one step further to making the world safe for everyone.” - Daughters of the Dust director Julie Dash.

As the June programme at BFI Southbank is dedicated to championing work by and about women, every day this month we’ll be spotlighting one of the many fantastic female filmmakers the world has given us.

#womanwithamoviecamera #womeninfilm #femalefilmmaker #femalefilmmakers #juliedash #daughtersofthedust #blackfilmmakers


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"Punk rockers are the termites in the woodwork of society. But somehow I love them." - Wayne's World director Penelope Spheeris.

As the June programme at BFI Southbank is dedicated to championing work by and about women, every day this month we’ll be spotlighting one of the many fantastic female filmmakers the world has given us.

#womanwithamoviecamera #womeninfilm #femalefilmmaker #femalefilmmakers #penelopespheeris #waynesworld


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"The stories haven't been told, but it's not as if they weren't there to be told." - Orlando director Sally Potter on films about female relationships.

As the June programme at BFI Southbank is dedicated to championing work by and about women, every day this month we’ll be spotlighting one of the many fantastic female filmmakers the world has given us.

#womanwithamoviecamera #womeninfilm #femalefilmmaker #femalefilmmakers #sallypotter #tildaswinton #orlando #virginiawoolf #perioddrama


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