Films on Women

Historically in film, the roles of female characters are restricted and female protagonists were rare. This has changed over the years, and we now have a significant amount of films with female protagonists. Enjoy the selection of films on women from all around the world!

Films in this category

Hotel

Jessica Hausner 2004 83 Min
When Irene takes a position at a hotel deep in …

Diamanthände

Ella Raetzer 2016 20 Min
For me, music is the medium with which to express …

Who’s Your Dad?

Alexandra von Schelling, Rebeca Sasse 2018 23 Min
In a hidden basement of one of the best film …

The Cow Tongue Flower

Germán Reyes 2018 23 Min
At the gates of the peace in Colombia, the young …

The Distances

Nemanja Vojinovic 2017 72 Min
Indira, a Cuban actress, succeeded to flee to USA but …

Her Mothers

Asia Dér, Sári Haragonics 2020 75 Min
As Hungary’s political climate becomes increasingly radicalized, Virág, a former …

Represent

Hillary Bachelder 2020 96 Min
In the heart of the American Midwest, three women take …

Ecstasy

Moara Passoni 2020 71 Min
Racked with anxiety in the chaotic political landscape of 1990s …

Själö - Island of Souls

Lotta Petronella 2020 78 Min
For centuries, a closed institution served as a final destination …

I Love You I Miss You I Hope I See You Before I Die

Eva Marie Rødbro 2019 76 Min
A harsh and dreamy story of a young girl and …

Bobbi Jene

Elvira Lind 2017 94 Min
After a decade of stardom in Israel, the American dancer, …

The Golden Girl

Adrian Robe, Denisa Morariu-Tamaș 2019 94 Min
For the Romanian gymnast Andreea Răducan, the loss of her …

Elena

Petra Costa 2012 80 Min
Elena, a young Brazilian woman, moves to New York with …

My Father, The Spy

Gints Grūbe, Jaak Kilmi 2019 84 Min
As a young Soviet student in 1978, Ieva could not …

Scheme Birds

Ellen Fiske, Ellinor Hallin 2019 90 Min
Scrappy Scottish teenager Gemma has never backed down from a …

Born in Evin

Maryam Zaree 2019 98 Min
Born in Evin follows filmmaker and actress, Maryam Zaree, on …

Searching Eva

Pia Hellenthal 2019 84 Min
Eva – 25, drifter, Berliner, poet, pet-owner, sex worker, virgo, …

Diagnosis

Ewa Podgórska 2018 78 Min
"Diagnosis" is a journey into the depths of subconscious of …

Easy Lessons

Dorottya Zurbó 2018 78 Min
Kafia is 17 years old. Two years ago, she fled …

Before Father Gets Back

Mari Gulbiani 2018 75 Min
In a darkened classroom, the white cracked walls serve as …

Streetkids United II - The Girls From Rio

María Clara 2015 77 Min
The Brazilian girls' football team is followed as they prepare …

A Growing Thing

Sarah Gross 2019 92 Min
With only a 5th grade education, Jabulile Ndaba, a tall …

Alone

Otakar Faifr 2017 63 Min
Luba Skořepová has spent the past several years in solitude, …

Valentina

Maximilian Feldman 2016 51 Min
“Do you want me to tell a story?“, Valentina asks. …

Kati Kati

Mbithi Masya 2016 75 Min
When Kaleche wakes up in the middle of the wilderness, …
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