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Female Film Pioneers

La Fée aux Choux (1896, Alice Guy-Blaché)

Faust et Méphistophélès (1903, Alice Guy-Blaché)

Die Suffragette (1913, Urban Gad, Asta Nielsen)

Assunta Spina (1915, Gustavo Serena, Francesca Bertini)

Padenije dinastii Romanowych (1927, Esfir Schub)

Female Directors in the Hollywood Studio System

Dance, Girl, Dance (1940, Dorothy Arzner)

The Hitch-Hiker (1953, Dorothy Arzner)

Never Fear (1949, Ida Lupino)

Outrage (1950, Ida Lupino)

Avantgarde Cinema, Personal Filmmaking (USA)

Meshes of the Afternoon (1943, Maya Deren, Alexander Hammid)

Fuses (1967, Carolee Schneemann)

Notebook (1962, Marie Menken)

Dyketactics (1974, Barbara Hammer)

Queer Cinema: Underground Cinema

Fireworks (1947, Kenneth Anger)

Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome (1954, Kenneth Anger)

Scorpio Rising (1963, Kenneth Anger)

Kiss (1963, Andy Warhol)

Blow Job (1964, Andy Warhol)

Mario Banana (1964, Andy Warhol)

Flaming Creatures (1965, Jack Smith)

Christmas on Earth (1964, Barbara Rubin)

Hold Me While I'm Naked (1966, George Kuchar)

New Queer Cinema: Independent Films of the 1990s

Paris Is Burning (1990, Jennie Livingston)

Totally F***ed Up (1993, Gregg Araki)

Nowhere (1997, Gregg Araki)

Poison (1991, Todd Haynes)

The Watermelon Woman (1996, Cheryl Dunye)

Tongues Untied (1989, Marlon Riggs)

Young Soul Rebels (1991, Isaac Julien)

Looking for Langston (1989, Isaac Julien)

Edward II (1991, Derek Jarman)

My Private Idaho (1991, Gus Van Sant)

Go Fish (1994, Rose Troche)

Queer Cinema: Contemporary

Pariah (2011, Dee Rees)

Gerontophilia (2013, Bruce LaBruce)

Tangerine (2015, Sean Baker)

Moonlight (2016, Barry Jenkins)

The Pearl of Africa (2016, Jonny von Wallström)

Call Me By Your Name (2017, Luca Guadagnino)

Tomboy (2011, Céline Sciamma)

Portait of a Lady on Fire (2019, Céline Sciamma)

Feminist Filmmakers (Second Wave Feminism in Europe)

La Pointe-Courte (1955, Agnès Varda)

Cléo de 5 à 7 (1962, Agnès Varda)

Riddles of the Sphinx (1977, Laura Mulvey, Peter Wollen)

Saute ma ville (1968, Chantal Akerman)

Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975, Chantal Akerman)

L’une chante, l’autre pas (1977, Agnès Varda)

Sedmikrásky (1966, Věra Chytilová)

The Gold Diggers (1983, Sally Potter)

New Amercian Cinema

The Connection (1962, Shirley Clarke)

Portrait of Jason (1967, Shirley Clarke)

Frauenfilm: Feminist Filmmaking in Germany (West)

Warum ist Frau B. glücklich? (1968, Erika Runge)

Neun Leben hat die Katze (1968, Ula Stöckl)

Für Frauen, 1. Kapitel (1971, Cristina Perincioli)

Die allseitig reduzierte Persönlichkeit (1978, Helke Sander)

Das zweite Erwachen der Christa Klages (1978, Margarethe von Trotta)

Die bleierne Zeit (1981, Margarethe von Trotta)

Bildnis einer Trinkerin (1979, Ulrike Ottinger)

Deutschland, bleiche Mutter (1980, Helma Sanders-Brahms) 

Hungerjahre (1980, Jutta Brückner)

Postcolonial African Cinema

Borom Sarret (1963, Ousmane Sembène)

La noire de … (1966, Ousmane Sembène)

Soleil Ô (1970, Med Hondo)

West Indies (1979, Med Hondo)

Sarraounia (1986, Med Hondo)

Touki Bouki (1973, Djibril Diop Mambéty)

La petite vendeuse de soleil (1999, Djibril Diop Mambéty)

Sambizanga (1972, Sarah Maldoror)

Baara (1978, Souleymane Cissé)

Femmes Voitures Villas Argent (1972, Moustapha Alassane)

Xala (Ousmane Sembene, 1974).

Third Cinema

Agarrando Pueblo (1978, Louis Ospina and Carlos Mayolo)

Antonio das Mortes (1969, Glauber Rocha)

Blood of the Condor (1969, Jorge Sanjines)

La Hora de Los Hornos (1968, Fernando Solanas and Octavio Getina)

Mandabi (1969, Ousmane Sembene)

Memorias del Subdesarrollo (1968, Thomas Guiterrez Alea)

México : La revolución congelada (1971, Raymond Glevzer)

The Principle Enemy (1974, Jorge Sanjines)

Towers of Silence (1975, Jamil Dehlavi)

Vidas Secas (1963, Nelson Perreira Dos Santos)

Roma Representation, Cinema and filmmakers

Jacques Leonard, El payo Chac (2011, Yago Leonard)

The Green Green Grass Beneath  (2005, Karin Berger)

Flames of God (2011, Meshakai Wolf)

Latcho Drom (1993, Tony Gatlif)

Gatcho Dilo (1997, Tony Gatlif)

An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker (2013, Danis Tanović, 2013)

Pages of My Book (2013, Galya Stoyanova)

Lunik IX. (2012, Artur Čonka)

Alica (2015, Vera Lacková)

Stációk (portréfilm Péli Tamás festőművészről) (1988, Vanda Zsoldos)

Me, My Gypsy Family and Woody Allen  (2010, Laura Halilovic)

A People Uncounted (2011, Aaron Yeger, 2011)

Taikon (2015, Gellert Tamas)

Batrachian’s Ballad (2016, Leonor Teles)

Lecture: "(De)constructing Roma Representation in Film" by Katalin Barsony:

Early African-American Cinema

Within our Gates (1919, Oscar Micheaux)

The Brute (1920, Oscar Micheaux)

Body and Soul (1925, Oscar Micheaux)

Veiled Aristocrats (1932, Oscar Micheaux)

New Black Cinema, L.A. Rebellion (USA)

Bless Their Little Hearts (1984, Billy Woodberry)

Bush Mama (1976, Haile Gerima)

Compensation (1999, Zainabu irene Davis)

Daughters of the Dust (1991, Julie Dash)

I & I: An African Allegory (1979, Ben Caldwell)

Killer of Sheep (1977, Charles Burnett)

Passing Through (1977, Larry Clark)

Rain (Nyesha) (1978, Melvonna Ballenger)

Water Ritual # 1: An Urban Rite of Purification (1979, Barbara McCullough)

German-Turkish Cinema

Mädchen am Ball (1995, Aysun Bademsoy)

Geschwister – Kardeşler (1997, Thomas Arslan)

Kurz und schmerzlos (1998, Fatih Akin)

Gegen die Wand (2004, Fatih Akin)

Auf der anderen Seite (2007, Fatih Akin)

Lola und Bilidikid (1999, Kutlug Ataman)

En Garde (2004, Ayşe Polat)

Chiko (2008, Özgür Yildirim)

Other notable films and filmmakers

Reassemblage  (1982, Trinh T. Minh-ha)

Media representation of disability


Daredevil (2003), Blind Fury (1989) - superhero

Dr. Strangelove (1964) - murderer

Forrest Gump (1994) - naive, kind, conscientious

See No Evil (1971) - infantile

The Hunchback of Notre Dame  (1939) - demonized, dehumanized character

Being There (1979) /Hal Ashby

Champions (2018) / Javier Fesser

Come as You Are (2011) /Geoffrey Enthoven

Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution (2020) / James Lebrecht & Nicole Newnham

I am Sam (2001) / Sam Wickey

Of Mice and Men (1992) / Gary Sinise

The Fisher King (1991) /Terry Gilliam

The Shape of Water (2017) /Guillermo del Toro

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