Manoel de Oliveira

Portuguese film director & screenwriter born in 1908. Work spanned from the silent age to the digital age.

Claude Lanzmann

French filmmaker born in 1925 & known for the Holocaust documentary film Shoah.

Henri-Georges Clouzot

French film director, screenwriter, & producer born in 1907. Known for thriller films incl. Les Diaboliques.

Jacques Tati

French mime, film-maker, actor, & screenwriter born in 1907. Known for films Playtime & Jour de fête.

Michelangelo Antonioni

Italian film director, screenwriter, editor, painter, & short story author born in 1912.

Nicholas Ray

American film director born in 1911 & best known for the movie Rebel Without a Cause.

Mario Bava

Italian filmmaker, cinematographer, & writer born in 1914. Known as the “Master of Italian Horror”.

Stanley Kubrick

American film director, screenwriter, & producer known for A Clockwork Orange and The Shining.

Clara Bow

American actor who rose to fame in silent films & went on to personify the Roaring Twenties.

David Belasco

American theatrical producer, director, & playwright born in 1853. Known for adapting Madame Butterfly.