NZIFF films by female directors

Posted Monday 03 Jul 2017

As well as the riches offered up by WIFT members in the NZIFF programme, there's also a comprehensive line-up of female directors in general (again, hooray!). From big names to quiet achievers, these women bring us characters and events from their particular point of view.

An Insignificant Man: Khushboo Ranka
Beach Rats: Eliza Hittman
The Beguiled: Sofia Coppola
Berlin Syndrome: Cate Shortland
Bill Frisell: A Portrait: Emma Franz
Blue: Karen Holden
China's Van Goghs: Kiki Tianqi Yu
The Desert Bride: Cecilia At�n
Don't Tell: Tori Garrett

Faces Places

Faces Places (above): Agnes Varda
The Farthest: Emer Reynolds
The Future Perfect: Nele Wohlatz
Free Theatre: Shirley Horrocks
Heal the Living: Katell Quill�v�r�
House of Z: Sandy Chronopoulos
I Am Not a Witch: Rungano Nyoni
The Inland Road: Jackie van Beek
Jasper Jones: Rachel Perkins
Kedi: Ceyda Torun
Kobi: Andrea Bosshard
Kim Dotcom: Caught in the Web: Annie Goldson


La Chana (above): Lucija Stojevic
Let the Sunshine In: Claire Denis
The Love Witch: Anna Biller
Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts: Mouly Surya
Maudie: Aisling Walsh
Mountain: Jennifer Peedom
My Year With Helen: Gaylene Preston
On Body and Soul: Ildik� Enyed
The Party: Sally Potter
Pop Aye: Kirsten Tan
Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan: Linda Saffire
Risk: Laura Poitras
Rumble: Catherine Bainbridge
Sami Blood: Amanda Kernell


Step (above): Amanda Lipitz
Summer 1993: Carla Sim�n
Swallows and Amazons: Philippa Lowthorpe
Team Tibet: Robin Greenberg
Top of the Lake: China Girl: Jane Campion
The War Show: Obaidah Zytoon
Trophy: Christina Clusiau
Unrest: Jennifer Brea
Waru: Ainsley Gardiner, Briar Grace-Smith, Chelsea Winstanley, Katie Wolfe, Paula Jones, Renae Maihi, Casey Kaa, Awanui Simich-Pene and Josephine Stewart-Te Whiu
Western: Valeska Grisebach
Where There is Life: Gwen Isaac
Winnie: Pascale Lamche