Kim Longinotto

Kim Longinotto (1952, UK) studied English and European Literature at the University of Essex. She then went on to study Camera and Directing at the National Film and Television School (NFTS) in Beaconsfield. Since then, she has directed socially committed documentaries in which women, their rights and position in society are central.


Pride of Place (1976, co-dir, doc), Theatre Girls (1978, co-dir, doc), Underage (1982, doc), Eat the Kimono (1989, co-dir, doc), Hidden Faces (1990, co-dir, doc), The Good Wife of Tokyo (1993, co-dir, doc), Dream Girls (1994, co-dir, doc), Shinjuku Boys (1995, co-dir, doc), Rock Wives (1996, tv-doc), Divorce Iranian Style (1998, co-dir, doc), Gaea Girls (2000, co-dir, doc), Runaway (2001, doc), The Day I Will Never Forget (2002, doc), Sisters in Law (2005, co-dir, doc), Hold Me Tight, Let Me Go (2007, doc), Rough Aunties (2008, doc), Pink Saris (2010, doc), Salma (2013, doc), Dreamcatcher (2015, doc)