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part of a small rebellion | by maryann johanson

movies by or about women opening US/Can from Fri Sep 07

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male director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
God Bless the Broken Road
Jennifer Dornbush cowrites this Christian drama about a financially struggling military widow (Lindsay Pulsipher). (male director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Peppermint [pictured]
Jennifer Garner stars as a woman out for revenge when her family is murdered. (male writer and director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
The Nun
Taissa Farmiga costars as a young nun investigating a malevolent force. (male writers and director)
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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
I Am Not a Witch
Rungano Nyoni writes and directs this fantasy drama about a young girl (Maggie Mulubwa) who joins a camp of women accused of being witches.
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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Nelly
Anne Émond directs and writes this drama inspired by the life and writings of sex worker Nelly Arcan. Starring Mylène Mackay.
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female director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
Kusama: Infinity
Heather Lenz directs and cowrites this documentary about artist Yayoi Kusama.
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male director, female coscreenwriter, female coprotagonist
Lost Fare
Rachel Reaugh cowrites this dramatic thriller about a (male) taxi driver who rescues a girl (Alexis Rosinsky) from sexual abuse. (male director)
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male director, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist
The Apparition
Marcia Romano cowrites this drama about a (male) journalist investigating an apparent miracle for the Vatican. (male director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Alright Now
Cobie Smulders stars in this drama about a has-been rock musician who goes back to college. (male writer-director)
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Please let me know if I’ve missed any movies directed by, written by, or about women.

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