Anything You Want to Be. 1971. USA. Directed by Liane Brandon. 8 min.
An early and popular consciousness-raising film of the modern Women’s Movement, it was also one of the first to explore the internal and external pressures a girl confronts in finding her identity. Preserved with support from NYWIFT’s Women’s Film Preservation Fund.
The Student Nurses. 1970. USA. Directed by Stephanie Rothman. 89 min.
Screenplay by Rothman, Don Spencer, Charles S. Swartz. Rothman is the first woman to direct a Roger Corman production. This 1970 release was the first in a popular Nurses cycle of exploitation films that others directed following Rothman's lead. Despite working within the confines of the exploitation genre, Rothman introduced feminist ideas and subjects into her work. Preservation courtesy Cinema Conservancy, with support from NYWIFT’s Women’s Film Preservation Fund.