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movies by or about women opening US/Can May 22–24

The Proposal Jill Magid

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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Booksmart
Olivia Wilde directs — from a script by Susanna Fogel, Emily Halpern, Sarah Haskins, and Katie Silberman — this dramedy about two best friends (Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever) partying on the last night of high school.
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female director, female screenwriter, female coprotagonist
The Proposal [pictured]
Jill Magid directs and stars in this documentary about her quest to make the archives of Mexico’s most famous architect, Luis Barragán, available to the public.
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female director, female screenwriter, male protagonist
The Spy Behind Home Plate
Aviva Kempner directs this documentary about golden-age baseball player Morris “Moe” Berg, who spied for the OSS during WWII.
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male director, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist
The Lumber Baron
Karen R. Hurd writes this historical drama about a man who leaves medical school in 1910 to return to his family’s floundering Wisconsin lumber business. (male director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Barbara Rubin and the Exploding NY Underground
1960s experimental filmmaker and cult legend Barbara Rubin is centered in this documentary portrait. (male director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
The Tomorrow Man
Blythe Danner costars in this drama about a quirky older couple falling in love. (male writer-director)
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