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!

Films in this category

Film Still "Searching Eva"

Searching Eva

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

Diagnosis

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

Easy Lessons

Dorottya Zurbó 2018 78 Min
Kafia is 17 years old. Two years ago, she fled …
Film Still "Before Father Gets Back"

Before Father Gets Back

Mari Gulbiani 2018 75 Min
In a darkened classroom, the white cracked walls serve as …
Film Still "Streetkids United II - The Girls From Rio"

Streetkids United II - The Girls From Rio

María Clara 2015 77 Min
The Brazilian girls' football team is followed as they prepare …
Film Still "A Growing Thing"

A Growing Thing

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

Alone

Otakar Faifr 2017 63 Min
Luba Skořepová has spent the past several years in solitude, …
Film Still "Patision Avenue"

Patision Avenue

Thanasis Neofotistos 2018 12 Min
Yanni’s mum is running late to an audition as a …
Film Still "Valentina"

Valentina

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

Kati Kati

Mbithi Masya 2016 75 Min
When Kaleche wakes up in the middle of the wilderness, …
Film Still "THE OTHER HALF OF THE SKY: STORIES OF CHINESE BUSINESS WOMEN"

THE OTHER HALF OF THE SKY: STORIES OF CHINESE BUSINESS WOMEN

Patrik Soergel 2016 80 Min
They are four of the most successful businesswomen in China: …
Film Still "17"

17

Widad Shafakoj 2017 74 Min
The film follows the Jordanian under-17 women’s football team as …
Film Still "The Deer in Me"

The Deer in Me

Kenji Tabuchi 2012 15 Min
Asuka, a new actress who lives in Tokyo visits Aka …
Film Still "Trouble"

Trouble

Penelope Buitenhuis 1993 87 Min
Berlin at the beginning of the 1990s. Thousands of young …
Film Still "The Amazing Catfish"

The Amazing Catfish

Claudia Sainte-Luce 2013 87 Min
Claudia, a lonely young woman, works in a supermarket. One …
Film Still "Violeta Went to Heaven"

Violeta Went to Heaven

Andrés Wood 2011 110 Min
A portrait of famed Chilean singer and folklorist Violeta Parra …
Film Still "Suzanne"

Suzanne

Katell Quillévéré 2013 90 Min
A single mother in adolescence, Suzanne lives with her father …
Film Still "My Skinny Sister"

My Skinny Sister

Sanna Lenken 2014 94 Min
12-year-old Stella is in the midst of puberty. She struggles …
Film Still "Don't Look at Me That Way"

Don't Look at Me That Way

Uisenma Borchu 2015 88 Min
Hedi is the new neighbor of Iva, who raises her …
Film Still "Much Loved"

Much Loved

Nabil Ayouch 2015 104 Min
Noha, Randa, Soukaina, Hlima - just some of the women …
Film Still "Lovely Rita"

Lovely Rita

Jessica Hausner 2001 79 Min
Sullen, brooding Rita (Barbara Osika) is an outcast teenager in …
Film Still "Goodbye First Love"

Goodbye First Love

Mia Hansen-Løve 2011 106 Min
15-year-old Camille and 19-year-old Sullivan are in love for the …
Film Still "Janis. Little Girl Blue"

Janis. Little Girl Blue

Amy J. Berg 2015 99 Min
Archival footage and interviews highlight the life and career of …
Film Still "Ida"

Ida

Pawel Pawlikowski 2013 80 Min
Poland, 1962. Anna, an orphan brought up by nuns in …
Film Still "Heart of a Dog"

Heart of a Dog

Laurie Anderson 2015 75 Min
Laurie Anderson interweaves childhood memories, video diaries, philosophical thoughts on …
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