Of the 32 films in the lineup (not including Gala selection films which are all directed by men), six are directed by women. Notable women centric films include the much buzzed about Blue is the Warmest Color and Gloria.
Here are the women directed features playing at NYFF. The festival runs from September 27th-October 13th.
ABUSE OF WEAKNESS (Abus de faiblesse) Director: Catherine Breillat
AMERICAN PROMISE Directors: Joe Brewster and Michele Stephenson
BASTARDS (Les Salauds) Director: Claire Denis
BURNING BUSH (Ho rici Ker) Director: Agnieszka Holland
MY NAME IS HMMM… (Je m’appelle Hmmm…) Director: agnes B
THE SQUARE Director: Jehane Noujaim