People versed in modern witchcraft or paganism may recognize some of the themes examined in Midsommar, but what I found most fascinating was the pronounced emphasis on female sexuality.
Jamestown is a vividly timely reminder that anyone who calls themselves an “American” is actually descended from immigrants.
All three episodes have intriguing storylines, with plenty of human pathos and drama: but I admit to finding the first and third episodes a bit too digitally-focused for my taste.
Killing Eve is a smart, funny, and often shocking exploration of the complex psychologies of women leading dangerous lives, for whom killing comes much easier than it ought to.
In space, no one can hear you go extinct.
Most of the films selected will be shown in 35mm, making the visual experience as invigorating to watch as the music will be to listen to.
The Wind explores the fears that beset even strong, capable women stuck struggling for survival without community or social contact.
The series presents plausible, relatable social situations within a weird, dark, quasi-magical framework.
In Transit, Christian Petzold explores why the ghosts of Europe’s troubled past are stirring once more.
This is a finely-selected sampling of what some accomplished women filmmakers offered in 2018.