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rare female film critic | by maryann johanson

movies by/about women in cinemas US and Canada

Vita and Virginia: female director, female writer, female protagonist

Chanya Button directs and writes, with Eileen Atkins, historical romantic drama Vita & Virginia, about the relationship between Virginia Woolf (Elizabeth Debicki) and Vita Sackville-West (Gemma Arterton). Read the review…

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opening Aug 21–23

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Parallel Chords | find cinemas

female director, female screenwriter, female coprotagonist

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Tigers Are Not Afraid | find cinemas

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Jawline | find cinemas

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Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles | find cinemas
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Give Me Liberty | find cinemas

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Brittany Runs a Marathon | find cinemas


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now in cinemas

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The Farewell | find cinemas
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The Nightingale | find cinemas
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The Kitchen | find cinemas

female director, female screenwriter, female coprotagonist

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One Child Nation | find cinemas

female director, female screenwriter, male protagonist

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The Spy Behind Home Plate | find cinemas

female director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist

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The Chambermaid (La Camarista) | find cinemas

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Sword of Trust | find cinemas

female director, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist

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The Second Sun | find cinemas

female codirector, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist

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Honeyland | find cinemas
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For Sama | find cinemas
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Them That Follow | find cinemas

female codirector, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist

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Los Reyes | find cinemas

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Wild Rose | find cinemas

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Adam | find cinemas

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Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable | find cinemas
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Where’d You Go, Bernadette | find cinemas

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The Lion King | find cinemas

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After the Wedding | find cinemas
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Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am | find cinemas
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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist

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Luce | find cinemas
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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark | find cinemas
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Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love | find cinemas
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The Raft | find cinemas



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female director(s)
female codirector
female/male codirectors
male director
male director(s)
female writer
female writer(s)
female cowriter
female/male cowriters
male writer
male writer(s)
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female protagonist(s) or predominantly female ensemble
female coprotagonist
female/male coprotagonists or mixed ensemble
male protagonist
male protagonist(s) or predominantly male ensemble



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worth paying multiplex prices for
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worth a look, but wait for DVD, unless your favorite actor is in it
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give it a miss
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not yet seen by me

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