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

Code: debugging the gender gap

Robin Hauser Reynolds 2015 80 Min
At a time when jobs in the tech sector are …

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 …

Wild Nights with Emily

Madeleine Olnek 2018 84 Min
This film is about Emily Dickinson’s life as a writer, …

Of Girls and Horses

Monika Treut 2014 82 Min
Alex is 16, a misfit, a drop-out, a failure. She …

The Summer of Sangaile

Alanté Kavaïté 2014 88 Min
17 year-old Sangaïlé, is fascinated by stunt planes. Afraid of …

Sister my Sister

Nancy Meckler 1994 89 Min
Thriller based on a real murder which took place in …

Rafiki

Wanuri Kahiu 2018 83 Min
“Good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives,” but Kena and …

Princess Cyd

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

Oma & Bella

Alexa Karolinski 2012 75 Min
Oma & Bella is an intimate glimpse into the world …

Nina

Olga Chajdas 2018 130 Min
After twenty years, Nina’s marriage to Wojtek is going nowhere, …

My father is coming

Monika Treut 1999 86 Min
Vicky works as a waitress and dreams of stardom, but …

The Misandrists

Bruce LaBruce 2017 91 Min
The Misandrists refers to a secret cell of feminist terrorists …

Knife + Heart

Yann Gonzalez 2018 102 Min
In the heart of the demonic Paris of the late …

Aren't You Happy?

Susanne Heinrich 2019 80 Min
A girl roams through the city looking for a place …

Red Cow

Tsivia Barkai Yacov 2018 90 Min
Benny’s hair is as red as the fur of her …

Lollipop Monster

Ziska Riemann 2011 96 Min
Two girls, Ari and Oona, dream of breaking free. The …

Virgin Machine

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

Gunpowder Heart

Camila Urrutia 2019 86 Min
Claudia and Maria have fallen in love. They live in …

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross: Facing Death

Stefan Haupt 2002 98 Min
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross is arguably the world’s most reknowned expert on …

A Date for Mad Mary

Darren Thornton 2016 82 Min
'Mad’ Mary McArdle returns to Drogheda after a short spell …

Dyke Hard

Bitte Andersson 2014 94 Min
Dyke Hard is a lesbian action comedy musical feature film …

Concussion

Stacie Passon 2013 96 Min
Abby, an attractive 40-something, wealthy housewife who – after getting …

The Ground beneath My Feet

Marie Kreutzer 2019 108 Min
Lola is a jet-setting business consultant who excels at the …

SAYOUNARA

Yuho Ishibashi 2017 86 Min
High school student Yuki’s peaceful life in a sleepy coastal …
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