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movies by or about women opening US/Can Mar 08

Captain Marvel Brie Larson

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female codirector, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
Captain Marvel [pictured]
Anna Boden codirects and cowrites — with Geneva Robertson-Dworet, Nicole Perlman, and Meg LeFauve — this sci-fi action drama about a woman (Brie Larson) with extraordinary powers and a mysterious past.
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female director, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist
I’m Not Here
Michelle Schumacher directs and cowrites this drama about a man struggling with the tragic memories of his past.
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male director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
Ferrante Fever
Laura Buffoni cowrites this documentary about novelist Elena Ferrante. (male director)
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male director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
Gloria Bell
Alice Johnson Boher cowrites this romantic drama about a woman (Julianne Moore) seeking out love in Los Angeles. (male director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
3 Faces
Behnaz Jafari, Marziyeh Rezaei, and Maedeh Erteghaei costar as fictionalized versions of themselves in this Iranian drama about the state of female entertainers in that country. (male writers and director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
We Are Boats
Angela Sarafyan costars in this fantasy drama about a mysterious woman who encounters a variety of people just when they need her most. (male writer-director)
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Find more movies by and about women using the Here Are the Women tag, and on the movies by/about women in cinemas US and Canada page.


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