Women Direct Miu Miu

Directing films is one role in which women artists are still greatly outnumbered by their male colleagues.  Under the direction of Miuccia Prada, Italian brand Miu Miu has been supporting and celebrating women’s creativity in this field with The Women’s Tales, a series of short films created by talented young women directors from different countries.  So far the films have featured the very different creative visions of Zoe Cassavetes, Lucrecia Martel and Giada Colagrande.


Zoe Cassavete's film The Powder Room for Miu Miu


The fourth film, “It’s Getting Late,” will debut on August 30 as part of the Venice Days or Giornate degli autori at the Venice Film Festival. Created by Iranian-born director Massy Tadjedin and starring Rinko Kikuchi, Aubrey Plaza, Patricia Clarkson, and Gemma Arterton, the short will be accompanied by screenings of the previous 3 chapters in the Women’s Tales series. On hand for a panel discussion will be internationally recognized directors including one of Italy’s greatest women cineastes Liliana Caviani.

While you might not be in Venice for the screening you can check out the trailer below: