Women Behind the Camera 14 years old

A global documentary about camerawomen's struggles, achievements, and fights for gender equity

Reveals the courageous lives of pioneer camerawomen from Hollywood to Bollywood, from war zones to children’s laughter, in a way that has never been seen before. Based on a book by Alexis Krasilovsky, the film tells the stories of camerawomen surviving the odds in Afghanistan, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Iran, Mexico, the U.S. and other countries, as well as exploring their individual visions.

Credits

Agnès Varda
Agnès Varda

Herself

Nancy Schreiber
Nancy Schreiber

Herself

Agnès Godard
Agnès Godard

Herself

Brianne Murphy
Brianne Murphy

Herself

Byun Young-joo
Byun Young-joo

Herself

Sandi Sissel
Sandi Sissel

Herself

Women Behind the Camera Cast

Name Character
Ellen Kuras She was 48, now 62 years old as Herself
Lisa Rinzler She was 51, now 65 years old as Herself
Agnès Varda She was 79, 90 years old when she died as Herself
Haskell Wexler He was 85, 93 years old when he died as Himself
Agnès Godard She was 56, now 70 years old as Herself
Nancy Schreiber She was 58, now 72 years old as Herself
Sonja Rom She was 38, now 52 years old as Herself
Sue Gibson She was 47, now 61 years old as Herself
Sarah Pillsbury She was 56, now 70 years old as Herself
Ashok Mehta He was 60, 65 years old when he died as Herself
Byun Young-joo She was 40, now 54 years old as Herself
Amy Vincent She was 48, now 62 years old as Herself
Jan Kenny as Herself
Sandi Sissel She was 58, now 72 years old as Herself
Astrid Heubrandtner He was 38, now 53 years old as Herself
Brianne Murphy She was 74, 70 years old when she died as Herself
Leslie Hill as Herself
Akiko Ashizawa He was 56, now 70 years old as Herself
Eva Testor She was 40, now 54 years old as Herself
Celiana Cárdenas as Herself
Emiko Omori He was 67, now 81 years old as Herself
Marina Goldovskaya She was 66, now 80 years old as Herself

Women Behind the Camera Crew

Name Department
Eva Testor as Director of Photography. She was 40 (now 54) years old Camera
Jakobine Motz as Director of Photography. Camera
Women Behind the Camera (14 years)

A global documentary about camerawomen's struggles, achievements, and fights for gender equity

  • Release day: Wednesday, August 15, 2007
  • Runtime: 90 minutes