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 …

Minus One

Natassa Xydi 2016 16 Min
Summer in Athens, and Elsa's family isn't the only one …

Who’s Your Dad?

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

Själö - Island of Souls

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

Elena

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

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. …

Electrick Children

Rebecca Thomas 2012 96 Min
Pregnant by music? On her 15th birthday, Rachel, a Mormon …

Kati Kati

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

Beauty

Daniela Seggiaro 2012 83 Min
„Lavenla awoley ta isla, manejla halawoley, tapta yhej ihisetlhalá.“ Your …

Darkness By Day

Martín Desalvo 2013 76 Min
Two women, entangled in madness and attraction – and a …

Unlikely Heroes

Peter Luisi 2014 94 Min
One woman, 11 asylum seekers, and just a few days …

Hilda

Andrés Clariond Rangel 2014 88 Min
Susana Le Marchand, 63, a lonely housewife ignored by her …

Home Care

Slávek Horák 2015 92 Min
A woman‘s journey through middle-age, emotional crisis, and self discovery …

Hortensia

Álvaro Urtizberea, Diego Lublinsky 2015 90 Min
Happiness is closer than you think It‘s December when Hortensia‘s …

Inflame

Ceylan Özgün Özçelik 2017 94 Min
The past cannot be edited​ ​ A news channel employee …

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: …

Arlette. Courage is a Muscle.

Florian Hoffmann 2015 52 Min
A journey from Africa to Berlin turns into an unexpected …

17

Widad Shafakoj 2017 74 Min
The film follows the Jordanian under-17 women’s football team as …

The Deer in Me

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

Girls' War

Mylene Sauloy 2016 52 Min
Hundreds of women come from Paris to Kobani, from Turkish …

Trouble

Penelope Buitenhuis 1993 87 Min
Berlin at the beginning of the 1990s. Thousands of young …

The Amazing Catfish

Claudia Sainte-Luce 2013 87 Min
Claudia, a lonely young woman, works in a supermarket. One …
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