Film School: Nomadland (2020)

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A roundup of videos on the process and significance of Chloé Zhao’s lauded film.

Nomadland‘s director, writer and producer Chloé Zhao talks with director Barry Jenkins (Moonlight, If Beale Street Could Talk, The Underground Railroad) About World-Building & Working With Marvel (via Variety):

On the occasion of Chloé Zhao becoming the first woman of colour and the second woman ever to win the Academy Award for Best Director, Be Kind Rewind notes: “It may not be a coincidence then that the first woman to ever be nominated for best director, Lina Wertmüller for Seven Beauties in 1975 (a.k.a. the height of the Women’s Movement), publicly rejected feminism. Or that women like Agens Varda or Barbara Streisand, who more overtly declared their personal politics or draw attention to their inequities, have never been recognised for their direction, at least in competition“:

Thomas Flight breaks down The Freedom of Nomadland‘s Unique Direction: