Weekly Update for August 2nd: Women Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

Weekly Update for August 2nd: Women Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

This week there are no new women centric, directed or written films opening. Here’s the list of what’s currently playing in theaters near you.

Films About Women Currently Playing

The To Do List – Written and Directed by Maggie Carey

Blue Jasmine

Girl Most Likely – Directed by Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini, written by Michelle Morgan

The Heat
– Written by Katie Dippold

20 Feet From Stardom


The Bling Ring – written and directed by Sofia Coppola

Hannah Arendt
– Directed by Margarethe von Trotta

The East – Co-Written by Brit Marling

Shadow Dancer

Fill The Void
– Written and Directed by Rama Burshstein

Frances Ha – Co-Written by Greta Gerwig

Augustine – Directed by Alice Winocour

Stories We Tell – Directed by Sarah Polley (doc)

Films Directed by Women Currently Playing

Blackfish – Directed by Gabriela Coperthwaite (doc)

Love Is All You Need – Directed by Susanne Bier

No Place on Earth – Directed by Janet Tobias (doc)

Films Written by Women Currently Playing

Before Midnight – Co-Written by Julie Delpy

Films By and About Women on DVD/And Or On Demand

Filly Brown

A promising hip-hop rhymer from Los Angeles finds herself in a gray area when a record producer offers her a compromising shot at stardom. (From IMDB)

Black Rock – Written and Directed by Katie Aselton

Black Rock
is every woman’s worst nightmare. You go out on an adventure with friends and then things go horribly wrong and you are running for your life. Katie
Aselton gives us a film where the women Lake Bell, Kate Bosworth and Aselton herself need to work together to get out of a horrible situation. They have
nothing but their wits and guts and life long relationships to come out of what should have been a fun camping trip alive. A major triumph of girl power.
I’d take any of those women camping with me. (Melissa Silverstein)


A lesbian couple escape from their nursing home and head up to Canada to get married. Along the way, they pick up a young, male hitchhiker. (From IMDB)

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