Women in Film 2016
Women in Film features the voices and verve of women in an arena that has been traditionally dominated by men. In celebrating the achievements of women working in the film industry, this edition of the programme highlights the career of acclaimed film editor Mary Stephen alongside short and feature-length documentaries by women filmmakers.
- Wild Women by Anka Schmid: http://wildwomen.peatix.com
- Please Remember Me by Zhao Qing: http://plsremme.peatix.com
- Short Film Programme: http://shortfilms.peatix.com
- NUTS! by Penny Lane: http://nuts.peatix.com
- The Babushkas of Chernobyl by Holly Morris & Anne Bogard: http://babushkas.peatix.com
Mary Stephen is an acclaimed editor and she is best known as French auteur Eric Rohmer's collaborator, having edited most of his films. She has also edited films by directors like Ann Hui, Li Yang and Du Haibin. A member of the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences, she has been invited as a jury member to various international film festivals and has taught at selected universities.
This programme will highlight selected films which she has edited. A filmmaker herself, 3 of her films will be showcased as part of the programme.For tickets to Films by Mary Stephen / 3 Nov, Thur / 730pm:
For tickets to A Summer's Tale by Eric Rohmer / France / 4 Nov, Fri / 7.30pm: http://summertale.peatix.com
For tickets to Wild Grass of Qingdao by Lina Yang / France, China / 5 Nov, Sat / 730pm: http://wildgrassofqingdao.peatix.com
Acclaimed film editor Mary Stephen will discuss the art of editing for documentaries and fiction films by looking at different techniques, methodologies, and ideas behind crafting a cinematic language. A versatile editor who crosses different genres, Mary will share her experiences working with directors such as Eric Rohmer, Anne Hui, and Li Yang. In speaking about what makes a good film edit and the crucial role that editing plays in a film, she will show clips from her extensive body of work.
The seminar is free.
For tickets to Editing for Documentary and Fiction / 5 Nov, Sat / 3pm to 5pm: