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Women’s Films – August 12, 2011

Women's Films - August 12, 2011

Women’s Films Opening This Weekend

The Help
After a long summer of superhero dudes and exploding machines, women are finally getting a one for our team. Actually, a second one. Remember Bridesmaids from May? Doesn’t that seem sooo long ago? I don’t want to complain too much (well, I do) but there have been multiple (I don’t care to count) films targeted and starring at guys that open wide. And we get two. Read More.

Women Directed Films Opening Today

Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow – Sophie Fiennes

Women Centric Currently Playing

The Whistleblower
Another Earth– co-written by Brit Marling
Sarah’s Key
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan – co-written by Angela Workman
Life, Above All
Monte Carlo – co-written by Maria Maggenti and April Blair
The Names of Love – co-written by Baya Kasmi
Bad Teacher
Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer – written by Kathy Waugh and Megan McDonald
Bride Flight – written by Marieke van der Pol

Women Directed Films Currently Playing

Magic Trip – co-directed by Allison Ellwood
The Future- written and directed by Miranda July
Life in a Day – co-directed by Natalia Andreadis
Farmageddon – directed by Kristin Canty
Buck – directed by Cindy Meehl (doc)
Kung Fu Panda 2 directed by Jennifer Yuh
In a Better World – directed by Susanne Bier
Meek’s Cutoff – directed by Kelly Reichardt
Queen to Play – directed by Caroline Bottaro

Women Written Films Currently Playing

Winnie the Pooh – co-written by Clio Chiang
Larry Crowne – co- written by Nia Vardalos

See all films by and about women including upcoming films and future films.

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