Women have been writing, producing and directing movies since filmmaking began in the early 1900s. From taming wild dogs to filming from the open door of a plane, women directors have done amazing things in the world of film.
Written in clear, simple language and peppered with quotations from each filmmaker.
An entertaining and informative primer on women and movie-making.
There is a wonderful multicultural emphasis in this text and Simoni stresses the perseverance and strength of each woman.
The profiles in both books are revealing, inspiring, and insightful.