Noteworthy Francophone Women Directors: A Sequel

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Lexington Books, Sep 16, 2011 - Art - 236 pages
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Noteworthy Francophone Women Directors: A Sequel is a comprehensive guide that acts as both a teaching tool and a directory for research. The book begins following films released after the publication of Pallister and Hottell's last volume, Francophone Women Film Directors in 2005 and stops after the Cannes film festival in 2010. Unique among guides dealing with film, both for its breadth and for its exclusive attention to Francophone women throughout the world, this work foregrounds the production by nearly three hundred Francophone women filmmakers from France, Belgium, Switzerland, Latin American, Québec, even Thailand. The authors have researched film journals, followed web sites, attended film festivals and conferences, and traveled around the globe to conduct research in film libraries, and attend screenings and interviews with filmmakers. A list of film sources, an extensive bibliography, and an index of film directors and the titles of their films maximize this directory's usefulness.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1
1
Chapter 2
143
Chapter 3
163
Chapter 4
185
Bibliography
191
Selected World Festivals
201
Index
209
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Janis L. Pallister was distinguished university professor emeritus of romance languages at Bowling Green State University, where she taught and conducted research from 1961 to 2008 at the time of her death.

Ruth A. Hottell is professor of French and chair of foreign languages at the University of Toledo, where she has taught and conducted research since 1988.

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