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Films about female experiences that portray women positively, centrally, or sympathetically.

Phase I: Women and Oppression (Mouchette, Lilja 4-Ever, Tokyo Twilight)

Phase II: Women and Internalized Male Dependence (Palindromes; Loves of a Blonde; Nights of Cabiria; Juliet of the Spirits; Three Colors: Blue)

Phase III: Meaningful Female-Female Relationships (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days; Girlfriends; Celine and Julie Go Boating; 3 Women; Persona)

Phase IV: Meaningful, Non-exploitive Female-Female Romance (Valerie and Her Week of Wonders; Mulholland Drive; My Summer of Love)