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Reel Herstory: The Real Story of Reel Women (2014)

Using rare footage and exclusive interviews with filmmakers from all over the globe, "Reel Herstory" corrects the historic notion that women behind the scenes in motion pictures held ... See full summary »

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Ally Acker
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Jodie Foster ... Herself - Host
Dede Allen Dede Allen ... Herself - Interviewee
Gillian Armstrong ... Herself - Interviewee
Margaret Booth ... Herself - Interviewee
Kevin Brownlow Kevin Brownlow ... Himself - Interviewee
Martha Coolidge ... Herself - Interviewee
Donna Deitch ... Herself - Interviewee
Lauren Shuler Donner ... Herself - Interviewee (as Lauren Schuler-Donner)
Nora Ephron ... Herself - Interviewee
Douglas Fairbanks Jr. ... Himself (archive footage)
Harriet Frank Jr. Harriet Frank Jr. ... Herself - Interviewee
Greta Gerwig ... Herself - Interviewee
Lillian Gish ... Herself - Interviewee (archive footage)
Lee Grant ... Herself - Interviewee
Molly Haskell ... Herself - Interviewee
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Using rare footage and exclusive interviews with filmmakers from all over the globe, "Reel Herstory" corrects the historic notion that women behind the scenes in motion pictures held peripheral careers compared with their male counterparts. Ally Acker takes us on a sweeping journey behind the scenes with the female film pioneers from 1896-2014 whose remarkable achievements in cinema transformed movies forever. Written by Robert Dassanowsky

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 September 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Reel Herstory: The REAL Story of Reel Women, With Jodie Foster See more »

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New York City, New York, USA See more »

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