Dorothea Tanning: Le Regard Ébloui (The Astonished Gaze). A documenary film by Jean Desvilles, Les Productions Tanit, Paris.
Insomnia: The Paintings of Dorothea Tanning. A film by Peter Schamoni, Argos Films, Paris and Munich. Performance by Dorothea Tanning, Seilans, France. (Winner of Grand Prize for Direction, Festival International du Film d'Art, Palmares, 1981.)
Unheard 0f News. An unrealized satirical documentary film on the paintings of Dorothea Tanning. Screenplay and storyboards by Dorothea Tanning.
Birthday: Die amerikanische Malerin Dorothea Tanning (Birthday: The American Painter Dorothea Tanning). A documentary film by Horst Mühlenbeck, 1996.
Man Ray: Prophet of the Avant Garde. A documentary film produced and directed by Mel Stuart, written by Neil Baldwin, PBS American Masters Film. Interview with Dorothea Tanning.
Dorothea Tanning. A documentary film DVD and book by Dominique Ferrandou, Julien Ferrandou, and Aube Elléouët-Breto, Seven Doc/Collection Phares, Paris