In This Chapter
Rating the most underrated film-makers
Encountering new voices and visions
Stepping outside the mainstream
One of the great joys of practising film studies is coming across a film-maker you’ve never heard of, but who just blows your socks off. As you dig deeper into film studies, I hope that you find some yourself, but in the meantime, here are a few film-makers I think are well worth getting to know.
I stay away from the best-known directors (who are nearly all men from Hollywood, as I discuss in Chapter 14), and try to share the spotlight with women film-makers and those from less well-charted areas of world.
Feng Xiaogang ...