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 "Code: debugging the gender gap"

Code: debugging the gender gap

Robin Hauser Reynolds 2015 80 Min
At a time when jobs in the tech sector are …
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 …
I-JULIA-4

I, Julia

Arvin Kananian 2020 15 Min
Julia is a 14 year old, living what seems to …
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HIGHWAY

Vanessa Gazy 2016 10 Min
On a stark mountain highway, troubled teen hitchhiker Hester Black's …
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The Room of Bones

Marcela Zamora Chamorro 2015 61 Min
THE ROOM OF BONES follows the passage of four mothers …
Film Still "Seahorse"

Seahorse

Nele Dehnenkamp 2020 16 Min
The seahorse is a powerful animal. It cannot sink, encourages …
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 "Hot Dog"

Hot Dog

Alma Buddecke, Marleen Valien 2019 8 Min
Hannah wasn't always happy about the existence of her 'Vajayjay'. …
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 "Fuck You"

Fuck You

Anette Sidor 2018 15 Min
On a night out with friends, Alice steals a strap-on …
Film Still "Sorry Not Sorry"

Sorry Not Sorry

Julia Thelin 2019 898 Min
Feride is on her way home from a party when …
Film Still "You Are Overreacting"

You Are Overreacting

Karina Paciorkowska 2018 4 Min
What is the place of women in our contemporary reality? …
Film Still "Three Centimetres"

Three Centimetres

Lara Zeidan 2018 9 Min
Four Lebanese girls go on a Ferris wheel ride to …
Film Still "My Gay Sister"

My Gay Sister

Lia Hietala 2017 15 Min
Majken has known that she is a lesbian since she …
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 "Juck"

Juck

Olivia Kastebring, Julia Gumpert, Ulrika Bandeira 2018 18 Min
Juck (literally Hump) is the dance group that made its …
Film Still "Wild Nights with Emily"

Wild Nights with Emily

Madeleine Olnek 2018 84 Min
This film is about Emily Dickinson’s life as a writer, …
Film Still "Of Girls and Horses"

Of Girls and Horses

Monika Treut 2014 82 Min
Alex is 16, a misfit, a drop-out, a failure. She …
Film Still "The Summer of Sangaile"

The Summer of Sangaile

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

Sister my Sister

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