The Hate U Give
Audrey Wells writes this crime drama about a teenager (Amandla Stenberg) who witnesses her best friend being shot by police. (male director)
Jamie Lee Curtis stars, and Judy Greer costars, in this horror story about a woman fighting back against an evil murderer whose rampage she survived as a teenager. (male writers and director)
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On Her Shoulders
Alexandria Bombach directs this documentary about 2018 Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad.
What They Had [pictured]
Elizabeth Chomko writes and directs this drama about a woman (Hilary Swank) coping with the impact on her family of her mother’s (Blythe Danner) illness.
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Change in the Air
Dianne Dreyer directs and Audra Gorman writes this drama about a mysterious woman (Rachel Brosnahan) whose arrival has a big impact on a small town. Costarring Olympia Dukakis, Mary Beth Hurt, and Macy Gray.
Marilyn Ness directs this documentary about police, citizens, and government officials in Baltimore dealing with the city’s violence.
The Waldheim Waltz
Ruth Beckermann directs this documentary about former UN Secretary General Kurt Waldheim.
Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Marielle Heller directs and Nicole Holofcener cowrites this based-on-fact dramedy about literary forger Lee Israel (Melissa McCarthy).
Mélanie Laurent directs this crime drama about a (male) hitman. Costarring Elle Fanning. (male writer)
Elizabeth Lam writes this romantic comedy about a woman (Casey Killoran) whose online dating video goes viral. (male director)
Zoe Kazan cowrites this historical drama about a teenaged boy caught in the middle of the breakup of his parents’ marriage. Costarring Carey Mulligan. (male director)
Maria Capp cowrites this dramedy about a (male) teenaged nerd whose life is turned around by new friendships. (male director)
Documentary about the trans woman weightlifter Janae Marie Kroczaleski. (male writers and director)
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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