A Wrinkle in Time [IMDb]
Ava DuVernay directs and Jennifer Lee cowrites the tale of a girl (Storm Reid) who travels into space to find her missing father, with the help of three mysterious aliens (Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, and Mindy Kaling).
Pacific Rim: Uprising [my review]
Emily Carmichael and Kira Snyder cowrite this science fiction action movie about soldiers in giant robots who fight monsters. Features a gender balanced cast including Cailee Spaeny, Tian Jing, Adria Arjona, Ivanna Sakhno, and Rinko Kikuchi. (male director)
Unsane [my review]
Claire Foy stars as a woman caught up in a bureaucratic snafu at a mental hospital. (male writers and director)
Proud Mary [IMDb]
Taraji P. Henson stars at a hitwoman for the Boston mob. (male writers and director)
Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist [my review]
Lorna Tucker directs this documentary portrait of fashion designer and activist Vivienne Westwood.
Mitra Tabrizian writes and directs this drama about an Iranian man in London.
I Got Life! (Aurore) [IMDb] pictured
Blandine Lenoir directs this dramedy about a woman (Agnès Jaoui) starting over in midlife. Cowritten by Lenoir, Jaoui, Anne-Françoise Brillot, and Océane Michel.
Here to Be Heard: The Story of the Slits [IMDb]
Documentary about the world’s first all-girl punk band. (male writer-director)
Please let me know if I’ve missed any movies directed by, written by, or about women.
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