Mahour Jabbari stars as a schoolgirl in Tehran who rebels against her restrictive parents and culture. Written and directed by Sadaf Foroughi.
Love & Bananas: An Elephant Story
Ashley Bell directs and cowrites this documentary portrait of elephant conservationist Lek Chailert and her mission to rescue an elderly elephant from captivity.
Rachel Weisz and Rachel McAdams star in this romantic drama about the forbidden love between two women in an orthodox Jewish community in London. Cowritten by Rebecca Lenkiewicz. (male director)
Alia Shawkat and Laia Costa star as two women unsatisfied with modern romance who decide to get to know each other by having sex every hour for a full day. Costarring Mae Whitman, Hong Chau, and Kate Berlant. Cowritten by Shawkat. (male director)
In the Last Days of the City
Rasha Salti cowrites this drama about a (male) filmmaker struggling to finish a film. (male director)
Halle Berry costars as a woman trying to protect her children against the backdrop of the 1992 Los Angeles riots. (male writer-director)
Modern Life Is Rubbish
Freya Mavor costars in this romantic comedy about a couple whose breakup is complicated by their love of music. (male writer and director)
Please let me know if I’ve missed any movies directed by, written by, or about women.
Please help me continue this work with your financial support. A recurring contribution or a one-time donation, even only $1, is a great help, and tells me that my work here is valued. Thank you. Links here for PayPal, Patreon, and other methods of donating.