Věra Chytilová is an avant-garde Czech film director and pioneer of Czech cinema. She is considered one of the greatest female Czech filmmakers. Banned by the Czechoslovakian government in the 1960s, she is best known for her Czech New Wave film, Sedmikrásky (Daisies).
Danish filmmaker Lars von Trier is known for emotionally charged, sexually explicit dramas that enigmatically attack social constructs. Religion and irrational faith have been central to a number of his best known works, notably Dogville, Breaking the Waves, and Dancer in the Dark.
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“For me, cinema is sorcery, a creative way to interact with the world in order to rearrange perception and expand consciousness, both the viewers and my own”
Called “Brilliant, one of the most provocative artists in film today” by The Los Angeles Times, Nina Menkes synthesizes inn
The first Surrealist filmmaker. The first female French filmmaker. The first female-French-Surrealist filmmaker. Add to this the fact that "Germaine Dulac" was an ardent feminist (some say lesbian, too), and we've got quite a title. Like her Hollywood contemporary Dorothy Arzner, Dulac upheld each pa