Documentaries

These are some documentary films that are recommended for learning more about representation in Hollywood and film, as well as about the history of film more broadly.
DVD cover of "Without Lying Down"

Without Lying Down (2000)

Topic: Frances Marion and other women in early Hollywood
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Cinema's First Nasty Women (2011)

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This Changes Everything (2018)

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Women Make Film (2018)

Topic: A documentary series highlighting female filmmakers throughout history
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Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blanche (2018)

Topic: First female filmmaker Alice Guy-Blanche (1873-1968)
DVD cover of "Pioneers: First Women Filmmakers"

Pioneers: First Women Filmmakers (2018)

Topic: Collection of the works of early women in film
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Disclosure (2020)

Topic: Trans representation in Hollywood
DVD cover of "Brainwashed - Sex, Camera, Power"

Brainwashed: Sex-Camera-Power (2022)

Topic: A look at the male gaze in film