Liliana Cavani, Francesca Archibugi, Wilma Labate, are a few.  For the
newer directors, you may have to order tapes or dvds from Italy.
3 or 4 of Cavani's work is available here and great (except for Francesco,
in my opinion)

At 03:37 PM 12/19/2001 -0600, you wrote:
>I am designing a course on French and Italian women directors (1920-present)
>and am having trouble finding much about Italian women directors. Can anyone
>recommend names of films that are actually available on VHS or DVD for use
>in the classroom? (other than L. Wertmueller) Are Elvira Notari's films in
>distribution in the US, for example?
>Thank you for any assistance and happy holidays!
>Angelica Fenner
> >
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>University of Alabama:

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