This May, we are celebrating women directors who have been feted by the Cannes Film Festival, and on the podcast, we’ll be talking about Women Directors in the Cannes Competition.
Cannes 2022 kicks off on May 17, so let’s celebrate the wonderful work by women who have been at Cannes this year and in the past.
Join us for a podcast season starting May 11 on women directors in the Cannes Competition, and get the Box Set of books on women directors at Cannes.
Books on Kelly Reichardt, Céline Sciamma, and Lynne Ramsay
Celebrate women at Cannes by diving into their work
Get the Women Directors in Cannes Competition Box Set
Get the box set of books about women directors — Kelly Reichardt, Céline Sciamma, and Lynne Ramsay — who have screened films in the Cannes Competition.
Listen to the podcast Season on Women in Cannes competition
Women in the Cannes Competition
Four-episode podcast season starting May 11
We’ll introduce you to some of the best contemporary women directors who have screened in competition (or are screening this year), as well as the festival’s problematic (if very slowly improving) history of being a boys’ club.
Listen to the Women at Cannes season trailer
Explore the entire history of women directors at Cannes
We’ve compiled a complete list of every single feature film directed by a woman to ever screen at Cannes since its inception (including in the sidebars). We go deep on it in episode 1, but we’ve also made it available online to view!
Discover great films by women at Cannes in past years
The sidebars always program great films by women, and the Competition sometimes programs them, too. Check out some of our favourites from recent years.
Ep. 118: The Souvenir Part I and II
Ep. 114: Mia Hansen-Løve’s Things to Come and Bergman Island
Une jeune fille qui va bien (A Radiant Girl) finds a new angle on life under fascism
Disorder is a smart, heartpounding thriller
Celebrate the year of Kelly Reichardt
Everything is coming up Kelly Reichardt this year! Be ahead of the crowd by showing your Reichardt fandom and be ready for her new film Showing Up.
You can show your support by purchasing one of our mugs and our book on Kelly, Roads to Nowhere.
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Celebrate your favourite female filmmakers — from Kelly Reichardt to Céline Sciamma and more — with our mugs, t-shirts, tote bags, and posters.