movies by or about women opening UK/Ire from Mon Oct 22



male director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
The Hate U Give [pictured]
Audrey Wells writes this crime drama about a teenager (Amandla Stenberg) who witnesses her best friend being shot by police. (male director)
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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Sandi Tan writes and directs this documentary about the independent film she and her friends made, and which was stolen from them.
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male director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
Utøya – July 22
Anna Bache-Wiig and Siv Rajendram Eliassen cowrite this Norwegian dramatic thriller about a teenaged girl (Andrea Berntzen) struggling to survive Anders Breivik’s 2011 terrorist attack on the summer camp of Utøya island. (male director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Bad Reputation
Rock star Joan Jett is featured in this documentary about her life and work. (male writer and director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn
Aubrey Plaza costars in this black comedy about a woman whose marriage is threatened when her old flame comes to town. (male writers and director)
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