This episode features extended, uncut interviews from the latest Girls On Film YouTube show with the British Film Institute.
Actor Monica Dolan chats about her leading role in Days of the Bagnold Summer, and about collaborating with writers and directors in films including Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa and The Falling.
She explores three of her favourite iconic female roles in cinema, and shares her views on the visibility of female directors.
Actor, writer and director Desiree Akhavan talks about the delicate balance of directing sex scenes in The Miseducation of Cameron Post and Appropriate Behaviour, and shares a message for ‘film nerds’ in isolation.
Writer and director Mark Cousins becomes Girls On Film’s second ever male guest, and reveals the behind the scenes story behind Women Make Film, paying tribute to his iconic narrators including Tilda Swinton and Jane Fonda.
Finally, director Nisha Ganatra (Late Night) talks about her new film The High Note starring Tracee Ellis Ross and Dakota Johnson. She shares her upbeat views about the future for female directors and her solution for reaching gender parity.