Female Directors - International Women's Day
Taken from a list championing 100 female-directed hidden gems that have been forgotten or unfairly overlooked, BFI aim to write women back into film history.
So, rather than decrying the status quo and highlighting and critiquing new films by female directors, the best option is to cast light on great female-directed films that have slipped through the net of male-auteur-centred criticism.
With that in mind, contributors to the original article – range from filmmakers to critics, academics to programmers, were asked to nominate a film by a female director they believe has been forgotten or unfairly overlooked.
Here are the East Asian picks
Original BFI Article.