Films on Women

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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!

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Film Still "Hotel"

Hotel

Jessica Hausner 2004 83 Min
When Irene takes a position at a hotel deep in …
Film Still "Diamanthände"

Diamanthände

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

Goran Kapetanovic 2012 15 Min
In the midst of frost and snow, a woman is …
Film Still "Two Mothers"

Two Mothers

Anne Zohra Berrached 2013 79 Min
KATJA (43) and ISABELLA (37) decide to get a child. …
Film Still "In My Skin"

In My Skin

Anna-Sophia Richard 2018 72 Min
Why do women stay in violent relationships even when they …
Film Still "The Lady Anatomist"

The Lady Anatomist

Iris Fegerl 2019 55 Min
For a long time, the wax portrait of a woman …
Film Still "Monika"

Monika

Christian Werner 2011 55 Min
Barely out of her teens, dependent on her family and …
Film Still "The Impossible Picture"

The Impossible Picture

Sandra Wollner 2016 70 Min
Vienna in the 1950’s. A childhood captured on 8mm film, …
Film Still "Woman Who Acts"

Woman Who Acts

Toshiyuki Teruya 2020 18 Min
Akira is an old man with little time left to …
Film Still "Princess Cyd"

Princess Cyd

Stephen Cone 2017 97 Min
PRINCESS CYD follows 16-year-old athlete Cyd Loughlin (Jessie Pinnick) while …
Film Still "The Misandrists"

The Misandrists

Bruce LaBruce 2017 91 Min
The Misandrists refers to a secret cell of feminist terrorists …
Film Still "Virgin Machine"

Virgin Machine

Monika Treut 1988 84 Min
Dorothee, a would-be writer and journalist, leaves Germany for the …
Film Still "Concussion"

Concussion

Stacie Passon 2013 96 Min
Abby, an attractive 40-something, wealthy housewife who – after getting …
Film Still "Martha & Niki"

Martha & Niki

Tora Mkandawire Mårtens 2015 90 Min
In 2010, Swedish friends Martha Nabwire and Niki Tsappos were …
Film Still "SAYOUNARA"

SAYOUNARA

Yuho Ishibashi 2017 86 Min
High school student Yuki’s peaceful life in a sleepy coastal …
Film Still "Miss Impossible"

Miss Impossible

Emilie Deleuze 2015 90 Min
Some would say Aurore lives a boring life. But when …
Film Still "The Reformist - A Female Imam"

The Reformist - A Female Imam

Marie Skovgaard 2019 88 Min
Sherin is opening one of Europe’s first mosques run by …
Film Still "Singled (Out)"

Singled (Out)

Mariona Guiu, Ariadna Relea 2017 70 Min
"Singled [Out]" tells the story of five women who are …
Film Still "(M)otherhood"

(M)otherhood

Inès Peris Mestre, Laura García Andreu 2018 58 Min
"[M]otherhood" provides answers so that never again will you feel …
Film Still "Silvana"

Silvana

Mika Gustafson, Olivia Kastebring, Christina Tsiobanelis 2017 90 Min
With her uncompromising lyrics against all forms of oppression, Swedish …
Film Still "Who’s Your Dad?"

Who’s Your Dad?

Alexandra von Schelling, Rebeca Sasse 2018 23 Min
In a hidden basement of one of the best film …
Film Still "The Cow Tongue Flower"

The Cow Tongue Flower

Germán Reyes 2018 23 Min
At the gates of the peace in Colombia, the young …
Film Still "The Distances"

The Distances

Nemanja Vojinovic 2017 72 Min
Indira, a Cuban actress, succeeded to flee to USA but …
Film Still "Her Mothers"

Her Mothers

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

Represent

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