Each year Sight & Sound updates their list of ‘The Top 50 Greatest Films of All Time’. The huge jury of critics, programmers and academics came to the grand total of 846 while the number of films by female directors they chose was… 1.
JEANNE DIELMAN, 23 QUAI DU COMMERCE 1080 BRUXELLES (1975) directed by Chantal Akerman –
Chantal Akerman was only 25 when she made this film (the same age that Welles made CITIZEN KANE in fact).
Photograph by Raymond Depardon / Magnum
New Yorker (A Chantal Akerman Retrospective)