Women Directing Women Film Series
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth 3200 Darnell St., 817-738-9215, themodern.org
In conjunction with the exhibition “Women Painting Women,” the series features films from noted female directors on select Saturdays through July (in addition to Magnolia at the Modern films). Here are some offerings; find more on the website.
Director Sofia Coppola creates a self-indulgent retelling of the equally self-indulgent queen, played by Kirsten Dunst. The lavish production earned an Oscar for costume design. July 23
We love history reimagined with creative abandon. In the gender-bending 1992 film, director Sally Potter turns a 17th-century nobleman, played by Tilda Swinton, into a woman soon after Queen Elizabeth I (actor Quentin Crisp) commands the young man to never change. July 30
Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, a Journey, a Song
This Leonard Cohen documentary explores the singer-songwriter’s life through “Hallelujah,” his best-known hit that has since been covered by so many other recording artists. July 29-July 31