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)