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100 Days of Women in Film

100 Days of Women in Film

About this Project

100 Days of Women in Film is a blog series by Italian film director Elena Rossini that aims to put the spotlight on 100 women from cinema and TV (directors, screenwriters, cinematographers, editors, composers, critics…).

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Browse the interviews – by Field

Film Directors

(in alphabetical order, by last name)

    • filmmaker Madeline Anderson (the first African American female documentarian)
    • producer / director DeMane Davis (Self Made, Queen Sugar)
    • experimental filmmaker Maya Deren
    • film director, writer & producer Leila Djansi
    • film director Karyn Kusama (GirlfightThe InvitationDestroyer)
    • trailblazing director Ida Lupino (the first American female filmmaker to direct a film noir)
    • filmmaker Tina Mabry (Mississippi Damned, Queen Sugar)
    • director Jen McGowan (Kelly & Cal, Rust Creek)
    • filmmaker Mira Nair(Salaam Bombay! Monsoon Wedding, Amelia, Queen of Katwe)
    • film director Elvira Notari (Italy’s first female director)
    • documentary filmmaker Veena Rao
    • filmmaker Lynne Ramsay (We Need to Talk about Kevin, You Were Never Really Here)
    • writer & director Lynn Shelton (Humpday, Your Sister’s Sister)
    • commercial, TV, and music video director Aya Tanimura


Other Professions

(in alphabetical order, by profession)

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So far #100DaysofWomeninFilm has featured: