We’re spotlighting Tribeca selections helmed by women directors every day of Women’s History Month.
We begin with a seminal independent film that received a retrospective screening in 2009. The female gaze is front and center in Bette Gordon’s Variety (1983), a crafty, neon-bathed noir about a curious ticket-taker at a Times Square porno palace who takes a precarious liking to her new profession. Haven’t seen this masterpiece yet? Fix that immediately.
Gangs of New York (2002) Dir. Martin Scorsese Rotten Tomatoes: 75% IMDb: In 1863, Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points area of New York City seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher, his father’s killer.