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film fatales

So I don’t have to explain this every time, some history about a series I began in 2015 that I call “Film Fatales”. The name comes from a group with the same name that describes themselves as “an inclusive community of women feature film and television directors who meet regularly to share resources, collaborate on projects and build an environment in which to make their films.” When I discovered them, I checked out a couple of lists of films by women directors, and the more I looked, the more lists I found. Since then, my own list has grown to almost 100 films (which only scratches the surface, of course).

Posts in the series include:

#1: Vagabond

#2: American Psycho

#3: Daisies

#4: Wendy and Lucy

#5: Me and You and Everyone We Know

#6: News from Home

#7: Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles

#8: Beyond the Lights

#9: Ratcatcher

#10: What Happened, Miss Simone?

#11: Night Catches Us

#12: The Gleaners & I

#13: Bridget Jones’s Diary

#14: Diary of a Teenage Girl

#15: We Need to Talk About Kevin

#16: Citizenfour

#17: Suffragette

#18: Obvious Child

#19: Tallulah

#20: Paju

#21: Stories We Tell

#22: 2 Days in Paris

#23: 13th

#24: Fat Girl

#25: The Intervention

#26: To Walk Invisible

#27: Wanda

#28: Jesus’ Son

#29: Girlfriends

#30: Wonder Woman

#31: Spielberg

#32: Persepolis

#33: Real Women Have Curves

#34: Lady Bird

#35: First They Killed My Father

#36: Mudbound

#37: On Body and Soul

#38: American Honey

#39: A Girl Like Her

#40: Divines

#41: Morvern Callar

#42: Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

#43: India's Daughter

#44: Faces Places

#45: The Ascent

#46: The Spy Who Dumped Me

#47: The Dressmaker

#48: Private Life

#49: Mustang

#50: RBG

#51: Mikey and Nicky

#52: Leave No Trace

#53: Captain Marvel

#54: Shirkers

#55: La Ciénaga

#56: Exhibition

#57: Booksmart

#58: The Farewell

#59: Blinded by the Light

#60: Craig's Wife

#61: Hustlers

#62: A Woman, A Part

#63: Daughters of the Dust

#64: Tig Notaro: Happy to Be Here

#65: Who Took the Bomp? Le Tigre on Tour

#66: Fleabag

#67: Paris Is Burning

#68: Detroit

#69: Le Bonheur

#70: Little Women

#71: 35 Shots of Rum

#72: Honeyland

#73: The Rhythm Section

#74: American Factory

#75: The Photograph

#76: Portrait of a Lady on Fire

#77: Even the Rain

#78: The Edge of Seventeen

#79: Emma.

#80: Welcome to Me

#81: Knock Down the House

#82: The Nightingale

#83: Zama

#84: Harriet

#85: Cameraperson

#86: Relic

#87: The Old Guard

#88: Leviathan

#89: The Killers

#90: The Assistant

#91: Lost Girls

#92: Crip Camp

#93: You Were Never Really Here

#94: Babyteeth

#95: Dick Johnson Is Dead

And the following movies, which would be in the series except I’ve already written about them ... call them Honorary Fatales:

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