Initially a photographer, Agnès Varda has been making films since 1956, and is one of the few women associated with the French New Wave, though more accurately, work by Varda belongs more precisely to the complementary Rive Gauche (Left Bank Cinema) movement, along with Chris Marker, Alain Resnais,
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).
Canadian filmmaker R. Bruce Elder is a leading figure in avant garde film. He first studied philosophy He first studied philosophy, graduating from McMaster University with a BA and then with a Masters from the University of Toronto before pursuing Media S