From the East. Women Filmmakers and the Steel Curtain (1943-1993)



Date: 1 - 30 November 2022


In #Novembre @Filmoteca_es collaborates with the @museoreinasofia to recover cinema directed by women in the countries of the Soviet orbit: 'From the East. Women Filmmakers and the Steel Curtain (1943-1993); The cycle is set in two parts, and the first, "Reconstructions and Reflections", takes place exclusively at #Cine Doré with ten films that narrate and reimagine personal and collect stories tivas with titles of figures as prominent as V ěra Chytilová, Martha Mészáros, Evelyn Schmidt and Binka Zhelyazkova
These films not only offer glimpses into the everyday lives of women during this era, they also show the creative worlds inhabited these filmmakers who insisted on bringing their visions to life in the face of countless visible obstacles is and invisible. Making film was for them an expression of resistance: Behind the Steel Curtain and all over the Eastern Block, no one could see better than the women that the region was trembling to the brink of collapse.

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