A Simple Favor
Jessica Sharzer writes this black-comedy mystery about a suburban mom (Anna Kendrick) who investigates the disappearance of her friend (Blake Lively). (male director)
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Angie Wang writes and directs this crime drama about a college student (Annie Q.) turned drug dealer.
Where Hands Touch
Amma Asante directs and writes this historical romantic drama about a biracial teenager (Amandla Stenberg) in Nazi Germany.
Amy Scott directs this documentary biography about the film director Hal Ashby.
Linda Di Franco writes and directs this mystery drama about a (male) detective investigating a murder with possible political implications.
I Think We’re Alone Now
Reed Morano directs this postapocalyptic sci-fi drama. Costarring Elle Fanning.
Breanne Mattson writes this dramatic thriller about a mother (Tammy Blanchard) and daughter (Onata Aprile) fighting to save their home. (male director)
A Boy. A Girl. A Dream.
Samantha Tanner cowrites this romance set on the night of the 2016 presidential election. Costarring Meagan Good. (male director)
Letter from Masanjia
Caylan Ford cowrites this documentary about a (male) Chinese political prisoner and the American woman, Julie Keith, inadvertently caught up in helping him.
A Wizard’s Tale
Alicia Núñez Puerto cowrites this animated fantasy adventure about a boy whisked away to a magical kingdom. (male director)
Don’t Leave Home
Anna Margaret Hollyman stars as an American artist who has a supernatural experience related to her art in Ireland. (male writer-director)
Frida-Lovisa Hamann and Friederike Becht star in this German dramatic thriller as sisters struggling to overcome a trauma in their childhood. (male writer-director)
Chloë Sevigny stars in this historical drama as the notorious murderer Lizzie Borden. Costarring Kristen Stewart. (male writer and director)
Revenge Is a Promise
Jolina Jean-Paul stars in this social-justice thriller as a woman fighting her way out of a human-trafficking network targeting illegal immigrants in the United States. (male writer-director)
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