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

145 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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...See moreUsing 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 See less
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7.6 / 10 | 7 votes