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Films By and About Women

Films By and About Women



Women Centric Films Currently Playing

  • The Huntsman Winter’s War
  • The Meddler – Written and Directed by Lorene Scafaria
  • Nina – Written and Directed by Cynthia Mort 
  • Sworn Virgin – Directed by Laura Bispuri; Written by Laura Bispuri and Francesca Manieri
  • Eva Hesse (Documentary) – Directed by Marcie Begleiter
  • Queen Mimi (Documentary) 
  • Sky – Directed by Fabienne Berthaud; Co-Written by Fabienne Berthaud and Lucy Allwood 
  • Hostile Border – Co-Directed and Written by Kaitlin McLaughlin 
  • Wedding Doll 
  • The Boss – Co-Written by Melissa McCarthy 
  • Look At Us Now, Mother! (Documentary) – Written Directed by Gayle Kirschenbaum
  • One More Time
  • No Home Movie (Documentary) – Written and Directed by Chantal Akerman
  • Jeanne Dielman 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles – Written and Directed by Chantal Akerman
  • Sold
  • God’s Not Dead 2
  • Darling
  • My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 – Written by Nia Vardalos
  • H. – Co-Written and Co-Directed by Rania Attieh
  • April and the Extraordinary World
  • Miracles from Heaven – Directed by Patricia Riggen 
  • The Divergent Series: Allegiant 
  • Krisha 
  • The Bronze – Co-Written by Melissa Rauch 
  • 10 Cloverfield Lane
  • Eye in the Sky 
  • Hello, My Name is Doris – Co-Written by Laura Terruso 
  • Marguerite
  • Lolo – Directed by Julie Delpy; Written by July Deply and Eugenie Grandval 
  • Whiskey Tango Foxtrot 
  • Zootopia
  • Cemetery of Splendour 
  • The Other Side of the Door
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny
  • The Witch
  • How to Be Single – Co-Written by Dana Fox and Abby Kohn 
  • The 5th Wave – Co-Written by Susannah Grant
  • 45 Years
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • The Lady in the Van
  • Brooklyn 

Women Directed Films Currently Playing

  • Elvis & Nixon – Directed by Liza Johnson; Co-Written by Hanala Sagal 
  • The Adderall Diaries – Written and Directed by Pamela Romanowsky 
  • Echo Park – Directed by Amanda Marsalis; Written by Catalina Aguilar Mastretta
  • Rio, I Love You – Co-Directed by Nadine Labaki; Co-Written by Nadine Labaki and Elena Soarez 
  • The Syndrome (Documentary) – Directed by Meryl Goldsmith; Written by Meryl Goldsmith and Susan Goldsmith 
  • The Invitation – Directed by Karyn Kusama 
  • Be Here Now (Documentary) – Directed by Lilbet Foster 
  • Standing Tall – Directed by Emmanuelle Bercot; Written by Emmanuelle Bercot and Marcia Romano
  • Catching the Sun (Documentary) – Directed by Shalini Kantayya
  • Sweet Bean – Written and Directed by Naomi Kawase 
  • City of Gold (Documentary) – Directed by Laura Gabbert
  • Kung Fu Panda 3 – Co-Directed by Jennifer Yuh 

Women Written Films Currently Playing

  • Barbershop: The Next Cut – Co-Written by Tracy Oliver 
  • My Golden Days – Co-Written by Julie Peyr
  • The Young Messiah – Co-Written by Betsy Giffen Nowrasteh
  • London Has Fallen – Co-Written by Katrin Benedikt
  • Race – Co-Written by Anna Waterhouse
  • Room – Written by Emma Donoghue

Upcoming Women Centric Films

  • Mother’s Day – Co-Written by Lily Hollander and Anya Kochoff – April 29
  • The American Side – Co-Written and Directed by Jenna Ricker – April 29
  • Pail Road – Co-Written by Victoria Arch – April 29 
  • Viktoria – Written and Directed by Maya Vitkova – April 29
  • Dark Horse (Documentary) – Directed by Louise Osmond – May 6
  • Belladonna of Sadness – May 6
  • Sunset Song – May 13
  • Love & Friendship – May 13
  • Maggie’s Plan – Written and Directed by Rebecca Miller – May 20
  • Alice In Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass – Written by Linda Woolverton – May 27
  • L’Attesa (The Wait) – TBA Spring 2016
  • The Innocents – Written and Directed by Anne Fontaine — July TBA 
  • Me Before You – Directed by Thea Sharrock – June 3
  • Finding Dory – June 17
  • Ghostbusters – Co-Written by Katie Dipplod – July 15
  • Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie – Directed by Mandie Fletcher; Written by Jennifer Saunders – July 22 
  • Bridget Jones’s Baby – Directed by Sharon Maguire; Co-Written by Helen Fielding and Emma Thompson – September 16
  • Queen of Katwe – Directed by Mira Nair – September 23
  • The Girl on the Train – Written by Erin Cressida Wilson – October 7
  • Moana – November 23

Undated 2016 Releases 

  • Beat-up Little Seagull – Co-Written by Darci Picoult – TBA 2016
  • American Honey – Directed by Andrea Arnold – TBA 2016
  • The Zookeeper’s Wife – Directed by Niki Caro; Written by Angela Workman – TBA 2016
  • Certain Women – Written and Directed by Kelly Reichardt – TBA 2016
  • The Neon Demon – Co-Written by Mary Laws and Polly Stenham – TBA 2016
  • Julieta – TBA 2016
  • Story of Your Life – starring Amy Adams – TBA 2016
  • The Unknown Girl – TBA 2016
  • Personal Shopper – starring Kristen Stewart – TBA 2016
  • Elle – starring Isabelle Huppert – TBA 2016

2017

  • Wonder Woman – Directed by Patty Jenkins – June 2
  • The Divergent Series: Ascendant – June 9
  • Pitch Perfect 3 – August 4

Upcoming Women Directed

  • 3rd Street Blackout – Co-Written and Co-Directed by Negin Farsad – April 29
  • Ratchet & Clank – Co-Directed by Jericca Cleland – April 29
  • A Beautiful Planet (Documentary) – Directed by Toni Myers – April 29
  • Money Monster – Directed by Jodie Foster – May 13
  • Chevalier – Co-Written and Directed by Athina Rachel Tsangari – May 27
  • NUTS! (Documentary) – Directed by Penny Lane – June 22

Undated 2016 Women Directed

  • Chevalier – Directed and Co-Written by Athina Rachel Tsangari – TBA Spring 2016
  • Five Nights in Maine – Written and Directed by Maris Curran – Summer TBA 
  • Viceroy’s House – Directed by Gurinder Chadha; Co-Written by Moira Buffini – TBA 2016
  • A United Kingdom – Directed by Amma Assante -TBA 2016
  • Embers – Directed and Co-Written by Claire Carre – TBA 2016
  • Zama – Written and Directed by Lucrecia Martel -TBA 2016


Upcoming Women Written 

  • High-Rise – Written by Amy Jump – May 13
  • The BFG – Written by Melissa Mathison – July 1
  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – Written by J.K. Rowling – November 18
  • Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiars – Written by Jane Goldman – December 25


Undated 2016 Women Written 


  • How to Talk to Girls at Parties – Co-Written by Philippa Goslett – TBA 2016

Future Women Directed

  • 6 Figures – Barbara Stepansky
  • A Fall From Grace – Jennifer Lynch
  • A Ghost Story – Jordan Scott
  • A Reliable Wife – Sam Taylor-Johnson
  • A Virgin Mary – Beth Schacter
  • Addicted – Rosemary Rodriguez
  • Alias Grace – Sarah Polley
  • All Quiet on the Western Front – Mimi Leder
  • The Archivist- Robin Wright, written by Ann Cherkis
  • Bathing Flo – Ellen Burstyn
  • The Bengali Detective – Mira Nair
  • Bombay Dreams – Directed by Deepa Mehta, Written by Sabrina Dhawan
  • Brain on Fire – Dakota Fanning
  • Buena Vista Social Club (doc) – Lucy Walker
  • The Emperor’s Children – Lake Bell
  • The End – Drew Barrymore
  • The Fugees – Audrey Wells
  • Heist Society – Drew Barrymore
  • How to Be Single – Drew Barrymore
  • Human Resources – Courtney Hunt
  • The Land of Steady Habits – Nicole Holofcener
  • Late Bloomers – Julie Gavras
  • Legacy – Thea Sharrock
  • Marburg – Isabel Coixet
  • Martian Time Slip – Dee Rees
  • My Life in Orange – Lone Scherfig
  • Pictures at a Revolution (doc) – Marina Zenovich
  • Phoenix – Amy Redford
  • Rapt- Susanne Bier
  • The Rut- Karyn Kusama
  • Sammy – directed by Cherie Nowland; Written by Delia Ephron
  • Standing Tall – Catherine Deneuve – Emmanuelle Bercot
  • The Nightstalker – Written and Directed by Megan Griffiths 
  • The Trials of Cate McCall – written and directed by Karen Moncrieff
  • Vivaldi – Patricia Riggen
  • The Boom Boom Room- Lian Lunson
  • The Fight Before Christmas – Anne Fletcher
  • Telling of the Shoes – written and to be directed by Amanda Goodwin
  • Then We Came to The End- Lynn Shelton
  • Their Finest Hour and a Half – Directed by Lone Scherfig
  • Unforgiving World – written by Nicole Holofcener, directed by Nanette Burstein
  • The Walls – Kimberly Peirce
  • What’s the Point – Lake Bell

Future Films By and About Women

  • 20th Century Women
  • 33 Liberty Lane
  • An Untamed State – Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood; Written by Gina Prince-Bythewood and Roxane Gay 
  • A Place of Only Sky – Miranda Richardson
  • A Storm in the Stars – directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour
  • A Thousand Guns – Vera Farmiga
  • A Quiet Passion – Cynthia Nixon
  • Alaska – directed by Sarah Polley
  • All the Bright Places
  • All We Had – Katie Holmes
  • Au Pairs – written by Alexa Junge
  • A Woman of No Importance
  • Alive & Kicking – produced by Mia Hamm
  • All is Not Forgotten
  • American Honey – directed by Andrea Arnold
  • Ashley’s War
  • Baby Maker – Olivia Munn
  • The Beautiful and the Damned – starring Keira Knightley
  • Beautiful Girl
  • Beautiful Ruins
  • The Bell Jar – Julia Stiles
  • Best Buds – Natalie Portman
  • Bitch Posse – directed by Catherine Hardwicke
  • Bobbie Sue – starring Cameron Diaz
  • Business Trip – written by Stacey Harman
  • Catherine, Called Birdy – written and directed by Lena Dunham
  • Callas – directed by Niki Caro
  • Cantinflas – written and directed by Gabriela Tagliavini
  • Captured – Isabelle Huppert
  • Carrie Pilby – Directed by Susan Johnson
  • Cassandra at the Wedding – written by Michelle Lipton
  • Castro’s Daughter
  • Class Act – Halle Berry
  • Clown Girl – written by Kristen Wiig
  • Daughter of the Queen of Sheeba
  • Daughter of Smoke and Bone
  • Deadlocked- Helen Mirren
  • Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World
  • Divanation – Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler, Diane Keaton – Co-Written by Lisa Addario 
  • Dreams of a Dying Heart- Hilary Swank
  • Earthbound – directed by Nicole Kassell
  • Elena’s Serenade – written by Sarah Wayne Callies
  • Emily the Strange – Chloe Moretz
  • Enchanted 2 – directed by Anne Fletcher, written by Jessie Nelson
  • The Engagements
  • Even Silence Has an End: My Six Years of Captivity in the Colombian Jungle
  • Factory Girls
  • Face Value – Rachel Weisz
  • Fallen
  • February
  • Five Men Who Broke My Heart – adapted by Nicola Kraus and Emma McLaughlin
  • Florence of Arabia – Charlize Theron
  • Forest- Ellen Page – directed by Patricia Rozema
  • Four Saints
  • French Women Don’t Get Fat
  • From the Rough – Taraji P. Henson
  • The Girl Who Conned the Ivy League- written by Lorene Scafaria
  • Girl Soldier – Uma Thurman
  • Girls Like Us
  • Girls Just Want to Have Fun
  • Girls Night Out- Dakota Fanning
  • Golden Gate 
  • Goodnight Moon
  • The Goree Girls – Jennifer Aniston
  • The Grandmother – directed by Anne Fontaine
  • The Greens Are Gone
  • The Hate U Give – Written by Audrey Wells 
  • The Haunting of Sunshine Girl
  • Heaven & Earth – directed by Marleen Gorris
  • Hello Kitty 
  • The Hero – directed by Antoinette Beumer
  • Heroine
  • The Hive
  • Honey Pot
  • How to Get Divorced by 30 – written by Sascha Rothchild
  • In a Strange City
  • In Search of Fellini – Co-Written by Nancy Cartwright 
  • Invasion of Privacy
  • The Invisible X – directed by Karyn Kusama, Rachel Weisz
  • Is He The One- directed by Elizabeth Allen
  • Isabella Blow biopic
  • Jacqueline Ess: Her Will And Testament
  • Jean of the Joneses – Written and Directed by Stella Meghie
  • Juliet
  • The Kid Table
  • Lady in the Locker Room
  • The Lady Who Went Too Far
  • Letters From Rosemary 
  • Life After Life
  • Life Coach- Isla Fisher
  • Lioness – directed by Reed Morano
  • Little Bee- Nicole Kidman
  • Little Women – written by Olivia Milch
  • Lost in Austen
  • The Low Self Esteem of Lizzy Gillespie – written by Mindy Kaling
  • Luckiest Girl Alive
  • Luna – Rachel Weisz
  • Lunch Lady – Amy Poehler
  • Mame- Tilda Swinton
  • Maudie – Sally Hawkins – directed by Aisling Walsh
  • Mean Moms – Directed by Beth McCarthy Miller
  • Ms. Faux Pas
  • Muktar Mai biopic (doc)
  • Mulan – Zhang Ziyi
  • My Ex-Boyfriend Wrote a Book About Me – written by Hilary Winston
  • My Fair Lady – Keira Knightley, written by Emma Thompson
  • My Mother The Cheerleader – Julia Roberts
  • My Name is Jody Williams
  • My Stroke of Insight
  • My Ten Best Days – Amy Adams
  • The No Game – Shohreh Aghdashloo and Marcia Gay Harden, directed by Sherry Hormann
  • Object of Beauty – Amy Adams
  • On Chesil Beach
  • The Other Woman
  • Our Wild Life – Nicole Kidman
  • Pale Blue Dot
  • Peggy Lee Biopic – Reese Witherspoon
  • Pharm Girl – Reese Witherspoon
  • The Pioneer Woman
  • The Poisoners – Emily Watson, Anna Friel, Lena Headley
  • Preacher’s Daughter – written and directed by Michelle Mower
  • Private Benjamin 
  • Pumas – Jennifer Aniston
  • Pure Life- Vera Farmiga and Elle Fanning written by Melora Donoghue
  • The Queen of Kentucky – Katie Ford- writer
  • Rodham
  • Rule #1 – directed by Courtney Hunt
  • Satisfaction – Sharon Stone, Carice Van Houten, directed by Anya Camilleri
  • Scarpetta Franchise
  • The Secret Scripture
  • The Secret Life of the Lonely Doll – Directed by Gia Coppola
  • Seeker
  • See You in Valhalla – Sarah Hylans
  • The Shaggs- directed by Katherine Dieckmann
  • The Signs of Living – Rosanna Arquette – directed by Gail Harvey
  • Silent Spring of Rachel Carson
  • Shoe Addicts Anonymous – Halle Berry – written by Kristen Buckley & Brian Regan
  • Showing Roots
  • Smash
  • The Solitude of Prime Numbers – Isabella Rossellini
  • Someday My Price Will Come – Isla Fisher, written by Audrey Wells
  • Still of the Night – Michelle Monaghan, Susan Sarandon
  • Sweet Baby Jesus – Bette Midler
  • Swindle – Megan Fox and Zoe Saldana
  • T-Rex 
  • There Are Monsters – Elisabeth Moss
  • Three Days in Dublin – directed by Beth Lauren
  • Tink- Reese Witherspoon
  • Tomb Raider – written by Marti Noxon
  • Trevi
  • Under the Bridge
  • The Undomestic Goddess – written by Aline Brosh McKenna
  • The Most Hated Woman in America 
  • Untitled Anita Linblom biopic – directed by Catherine Hardwicke
  • Untitled Annie Mumolo and Kristen Wiig – directed by Kristen Wiig
  • Untitled Female Road comedy – written by Annie Mumolo
  • Untitled film about female War Correspondents – Shonda Rhimes
  • Untitled Louise Thaden Aviation Film
  • Untitled Miranda Cosgrove – written by Emma Forrest
  • Up and Running: The Jami Goldman Story – written by Jami Goldman and Andrea Cagan
  • Voice from the Stone
  • Wait Till Helen Comes – directed by Jennifer Love Hewitt
  • Wake- Miley Cyrus
  • Wicked Lovely – written by Caroline Thompson and directed by Mary Harron
  • What Alice Forgot – written by Katherine Fugate
  • What’s the Point (and Other Fair Questions About Marriage) – Written and Directed by Lake Bell 
  • When You Reach Me
  • Who is Doris Payne? – Halle Berry
  • The Wife
  • Wife 22 – Written by Kris Swanberg
  • Wild Oats – written by Claudia Myers
  • Words
  • Your Voice in my Head – directed by Francesca Gregorini

 

Future Films Written By Women

  • Anubis – Jane Goldman
  • Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares – Lena Dunham
  • Indiscretion – Caroline Case
  • Hunting Eichmann – Ann Peacock
  • Lioness – Rosalind Ross 
  • The Day I Turned Uncool – Wendy Molyneux and Lizzie Molyneu
  • The 5th Wave – Susannah Grant
  • Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus – Harry Elfont and Deborah Kaplan
  • Rochester – Aline Brosh McKenna
  • Rust: Visitor in the Field – Aline Brosh McKenna
  • Tusk, Tusk- Polly Stenham
  • Unscrupulous – Barbara Turner

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