Josephine Decker’s new film Shirley is the latest in the recent trend of films re-examining the lives of women artists, in the process questioning our ideas of history and truth. Join us for a wild ride exploring the connections between Shirley, Portrait of a Lady on Fire, The Souvenir, Wild Nights With Emily, and many more.
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Notes on Shirley
- Read about why we chose Odessa Young as one of TIFF 2018’s most exciting actors to watch
- Read our interview with the director of Looking for Grace, which starred Odessa Young
- Read our interview with some of the cast of Assassination Nation, which also starred Odessa Young
- Listen to our podcast on The Invisible Man, which is another film starring Elisabeth Moss as a
- Read Fiona’s interview with Shirley composer Tamar-kali on Jump Cut Online.
Related podcast episodes to listen to
- Listen to our podcast on Vita & Virginia
- Listen to our podcast on The Souvenir
- Listen to our podcast on Portrait of a Lady on Fire
- Listen to our podcast on The True History of the Kelly Gang
- Listen to our podcast on Little Women adaptations
Notes on other films
- Read our interview with cinematographer Ashley Connor who shot Madeline’s Madeline
- Read our interview with Anne Émond on Nelly
- Read our Special Issue on A Quiet Passion
- Buy our book on The Souvenir
- Buy our book on Portrait of a Lady on Fire
- Listen to the Roger Deakins podcast
Related Lockdown Film School sessions
- Watch our Lockdown Film School session on cinematography with Ashley Connor
- Sign up for this week’s Lockdown Film School, featuring director Anne Émond
Where to watch the films
|Film Title||Where to stream|
|Shirley||VOD on June 6|
|The Souvenir||🇨🇦 Crave+ 🇺🇸Prime Video, Kanopy 🇬🇧 Mubi|
|Portrait of a Lady on Fire||🇨🇦 Rent on iTunes, etc. 🇺🇸Hulu 🇬🇧 Mubi|
|Wild Nights with Emily||🇨🇦 Crave+ 🇨🇦🇺🇸 Kanopy|
|A Quiet Passion||🇨🇦🇺🇸 Hoopla 🇺🇸Prime Video, Kanopy|
|Nelly||🇨🇦🇺🇸 Rent on iTunes, etc.|
|Madeline’s Madeline||🇨🇦🇺🇸Prime Video, 🇺🇸Kanopy|
|Vita & Virginia||🇨🇦 Crave+, Hoopla|
|The True History of the Kelly Gang||🇺🇸 Rent on iTunes, etc.|
|Little Women (2019)||🇨🇦🇺🇸 Rent on iTunes, etc.|