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Films By and About Women

Women and Hollywood By Melissa Silverstein | Women and Hollywood October 18, 2013 at 3:00PM

Films By and About Women
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Women Centric Films Currently Playing


  • All Roads Lead To Rome - Written and Directed by Ella Lemhagen
  • Pride and Prejudice and the Zombies
  • Jane Got a Gun 
  • Portrait of a Serial Monogamist - Co-Written and Co-Directed by Christina Zeidler  
  • JeruZalem 
  • Caged No More - Directed by Lisa Arnold; Written by Lisa Arnold and Molly Venzke
  • The 5th Wave - Co-Written by Susannah Grant
  • Martyrs 
  • The Boy 
  • The Forest - Co-Written by Sarah Cornwell
  • Trust Fund - Written and Directed by Sandra L. Martin 
  • The Abandoned
  • Joy - Story by Annie Mumolo 
  • 45 Years
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Sisters - Written by Paula Pell
  • The Lady in the Van
  • Chi-Raq
  • The Letters 
  • Janis: Little Girl Blue (Documentary) - Directed by Amy Berg 
  • The Danish Girl - Written by Lucinda Coxon 
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
  • Mustang - Directed by Deniz Gamze Ergüven; Written by Deniz Gamze Ergüven and Alice Winocour
  • Carol - Written by Phyllis Nagy 
  • Brooklyn 
  • Truth  
  • Grandma 

Women Directed Films Currently Playing


  • Southbound - Co-Directed by Roxanne Benjamin; Co-Written by Roxanne Benjamin and Susan Burke 
  • Kung Fu Panda 3 - Co-Directed by Jennifer Yuh 
  • Yosemite - Written and Directed by Gabrielle Demeestere
  • Heart of A Dog (Documentary) - Directed by Laurie Anderson 


Women Written Films Currently Playing

  • Tumbledown - Written by Desiree Van Til 
  • Rabin, the Last Day - Co-Written by Marie-Jose Sanselme 
  • Wazir - Co-Written by Supriya Kelkar 
  • Concussion - Co-Written by Jeanne Marie Laskas 
  • The Good Dinosaur - Written by Meg LeFauve 
  • Room - Written by Emma Donoghue
  • Labyrinth of Lies/Im Labyrinth des Schweigens - Co-Written by Elisabeth Bartel

Upcoming Women Centric Films


  • How to Be Single - Co-Written by Dana Fox and Abby Kohn - February 12
  • The Great Gilly Hopkins - February 19
  • The Witch - February 19
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny - February 26
  • Jack of the Red Hearts - Directed by Janet Grillo; Written by Jennifer Deaton - February 26
  • Whiskey Tango Foxtrot - March 4
  • Cemetery of Splendour - March 4
  • Me Before You - Directed by Thea Sharrock - March 4
  • Eye in the Sky - March 11 
  • Hello, My Name is Doris - Co-Written by Laura Terruso - March 11 
  • Lolo - Co-Written and Directed by Julie Delpy - March 11
  • The Divergent Series: Allegiant - March 18
  • Krisha - March 18
  • Miracles from Heaven - Directed by Patricia Riggen - March 18
  • The Bronze - Co-Written by Melissa Rauch - March 18
  • My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 - Written by Nia Vardalos - March 25 
  • No Home Movie (Documentary) - Directed by Chantal Akerman
  • The Boss - Co-Written by Melissa McCarthy - April 8
  • Michelle Darnell - April 18
  • The Huntsman Winter's War - April 22 
  • Mother's Day - Co-Written by Lily Hollander and Anya Kochoff - April 29
  • Marguerite - April TBA 
  • Dark Horse (Documentary) - Directed by Louise Osmond - May 6
  • Mother's Day - Written by Paige Cameron - May 8
  • Sunset Song - May 13
  • Maggie's Plan - Written and Directed by Rebecca Miller - May 20
  • Alice In Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass - Written by Linda Woolverton - May 27
  • L’Attesa (The Wait) - TBA Spring 2016
  • The Innocents - Written and Directed by Anne Fontaine -- July TBA 
  • Finding Dory - June 17
  • Ghostbusters - Co-Written by Katie Dipplod - July 15
  • Bridget Jones's Baby - Directed by Sharon Maguire; Co-Written by Helen Fielding and Emma Thompson - September 16
  • The Girl on the Train - Written by Erin Cressida Wilson - October 7
  • Moana - November 23
  • About Ray - Directed by Gaby Dellal; Written by Nikole Beckwith - TBA 2016
  • Queen of Katwe - Directed by Mira Nair - TBA 2016
  • Beat-up Little Seagull - Co-Written by Darci Picoult - TBA 2016
  • American Honey - Directed by Andrea Arnold - TBA 2016
  • The Zookeeper's Wife - Directed by Niki Caro; Written by Angela Workman - TBA 2016
  • Certain Women - Written and Directed by Kelly Reichardt - TBA 2016
  • The Neon Demon - Co-Written by Mary Laws and Polly Stenham - TBA 2016
  • Julieta - TBA 2016
  • Story of Your Life - starring Amy Adams - TBA 2016
  • The Unknown Girl - TBA 2016
  • Personal Shopper - starring Kristen Stewart - TBA 2016
  • Elle - starring Isabelle Huppert - TBA 2016


2017


  • The Divergent Series: Ascendant - June 9
  • Pitch Perfect 3 - August 4

Upcoming Women Directed


  • Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong - Written and Directed by Emily Ting - February 12 
  • Providence - Written and Directed by Sharon Wilharm - February 12 
  • King Georges (Documentary) - Directed by Erika Frankel - February 26
  • Chevalier - Directed and Co-Written by Athina Rachel Tsangari - TBA Spring 2016
  • Echo Park - Directed by Amanda Marsalis; Written by Catalina Aguilar Mastretta - TBA Spring 2016
  • Five Nights in Maine - Written and Directed by Maris Curran - Summer TBA 
  • Viceroy's House - Directed by Gurinder Chadha; Co-Written by Moira Buffini - TBA 2016
  • A United Kingdom - Directed by Amma Assante -TBA 2016
  • Embers - Directed and Co-Written by Claire Carre - TBA 2016
  • Zama - Written and Directed by Lucrecia Martel -TBA 2016
  • Money Monster - Directed by Jodie Foster - TBA 2016


Upcoming Women Written 


  • The Little Prince - Co-Written by Irena Brignull - March 18
  • The BFG - Written by Melissa Mathison - July 1
  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them - Written by J.K. Rowling - November 18
  • Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiars - Written by Jane Goldman - December 25
  • How to Talk to Girls at Parties - Co-Written by Philippa Goslett - TBA 2016
  • High-Rise - Written by Amy Jump - TBA 2016

Future Women Directed


  • 6 Figures - Barbara Stepansky
  • A Fall From Grace - Jennifer Lynch
  • A Ghost Story - Jordan Scott
  • A Reliable Wife - Sam Taylor-Johnson
  • A Virgin Mary - Beth Schacter
  • Addicted - Rosemary Rodriguez
  • Alias Grace - Sarah Polley
  • All Quiet on the Western Front - Mimi Leder
  • The Archivist- Robin Wright, written by Ann Cherkis
  • Bathing Flo - Ellen Burstyn
  • The Bengali Detective - Mira Nair
  • Bombay Dreams - Directed by Deepa Mehta, Written by Sabrina Dhawan
  • Brain on Fire - Dakota Fanning
  • Buena Vista Social Club (doc) - Lucy Walker
  • The Emperor's Children - Lake Bell
  • The End - Drew Barrymore
  • The Fugees - Audrey Wells
  • Heist Society - Drew Barrymore
  • How to Be Single - Drew Barrymore
  • Human Resources - Courtney Hunt
  • The Land of Steady Habits - Nicole Holofcener
  • Late Bloomers – Julie Gavras
  • Legacy - Thea Sharrock
  • Marburg - Isabel Coixet
  • Martian Time Slip - Dee Rees
  • My Life in Orange - Lone Scherfig
  • Pictures at a Revolution (doc) - Marina Zenovich
  • Phoenix - Amy Redford
  • Rapt- Susanne Bier
  • The Rut- Karyn Kusama
  • Sammy – directed by Cherie Nowland; Written by Delia Ephron
  • Standing Tall - Catherine Deneuve - Emmanuelle Bercot
  • The Nightstalker - Written and Directed by Megan Griffiths 
  • The Trials of Cate McCall - written and directed by Karen Moncrieff
  • Vivaldi – Patricia Riggen
  • The Boom Boom Room- Lian Lunson
  • The Fight Before Christmas - Anne Fletcher
  • Telling of the Shoes - written and to be directed by Amanda Goodwin
  • Then We Came to The End- Lynn Shelton
  • Their Finest Hour and a Half - Directed by Lone Scherfig
  • Unforgiving World - written by Nicole Holofcener, directed by Nanette Burstein
  • The Walls – Kimberly Peirce
  • What's the Point - Lake Bell

Future Films By and About Women


  • 20th Century Women
  • 33 Liberty Lane
  • A Place of Only Sky – Miranda Richardson
  • A Storm in the Stars - directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour
  • A Thousand Guns – Vera Farmiga
  • A Quiet Passion - Cynthia Nixon
  • Alaska - directed by Sarah Polley
  • All the Bright Places
  • All We Had - Katie Holmes
  • Au Pairs – written by Alexa Junge
  • A Woman of No Importance
  • Alive & Kicking – produced by Mia Hamm
  • All is Not Forgotten
  • American Honey - directed by Andrea Arnold
  • Ashley's War
  • Baby Maker - Olivia Munn
  • The Beautiful and the Damned – starring Keira Knightley
  • Beautiful Girl
  • Beautiful Ruins
  • The Bell Jar – Julia Stiles
  • Best Buds – Natalie Portman
  • Bitch Posse - directed by Catherine Hardwicke
  • Bobbie Sue – starring Cameron Diaz
  • Business Trip – written by Stacey Harman
  • Catherine, Called Birdy - written and directed by Lena Dunham
  • Callas - directed by Niki Caro
  • Cantinflas – written and directed by Gabriela Tagliavini
  • Captured – Isabelle Huppert
  • Carrie Pilby - Directed by Susan Johnson
  • Cassandra at the Wedding – written by Michelle Lipton
  • Castro’s Daughter
  • Class Act – Halle Berry
  • Clown Girl – written by Kristen Wiig
  • Daughter of the Queen of Sheeba
  • Daughter of Smoke and Bone
  • Deadlocked- Helen Mirren
  • Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World
  • Divanation - Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler, Diane Keaton - Co-Written by Lisa Addario 
  • Dreams of a Dying Heart- Hilary Swank
  • Earthbound – directed by Nicole Kassell
  • Elena’s Serenade – written by Sarah Wayne Callies
  • Emily the Strange – Chloe Moretz
  • Enchanted 2 – directed by Anne Fletcher, written by Jessie Nelson
  • The Engagements
  • Even Silence Has an End: My Six Years of Captivity in the Colombian Jungle
  • Factory Girls
  • Face Value - Rachel Weisz
  • Fallen
  • February
  • Five Men Who Broke My Heart – adapted by Nicola Kraus and Emma McLaughlin
  • Florence of Arabia – Charlize Theron
  • Forest- Ellen Page - directed by Patricia Rozema
  • Four Saints
  • French Women Don’t Get Fat
  • From the Rough – Taraji P. Henson
  • The Girl Who Conned the Ivy League- written by Lorene Scafaria
  • Girl Soldier – Uma Thurman
  • Girls Like Us
  • Girls Just Want to Have Fun
  • Girls Night Out- Dakota Fanning
  • Golden Gate 
  • Goodnight Moon
  • The Goree Girls – Jennifer Aniston
  • The Grandmother - directed by Anne Fontaine
  • The Greens Are Gone
  • The Haunting of Sunshine Girl
  • Heaven & Earth - directed by Marleen Gorris
  • Hello Kitty 
  • The Hero - directed by Antoinette Beumer
  • Heroine
  • The Hive
  • Honey Pot
  • How to Get Divorced by 30 – written by Sascha Rothchild
  • In a Strange City
  • In Search of Fellini - Co-Written by Nancy Cartwright 
  • Invasion of Privacy
  • The Invisible X – directed by Karyn Kusama, Rachel Weisz
  • Is He The One- directed by Elizabeth Allen
  • Isabella Blow biopic
  • Jacqueline Ess: Her Will And Testament
  • Jean of the Joneses - Written and Directed by Stella Meghie
  • Juliet
  • The Kid Table
  • Lady in the Locker Room
  • The Lady Who Went Too Far
  • Life After Life
  • Life Coach- Isla Fisher
  • Lioness - directed by Reed Morano
  • Little Bee- Nicole Kidman
  • Little Women - written by Olivia Milch
  • Lost in Austen
  • The Low Self Esteem of Lizzy Gillespie – written by Mindy Kaling
  • Luckiest Girl Alive
  • Luna – Rachel Weisz
  • Lunch Lady – Amy Poehler
  • Mame- Tilda Swinton
  • Maudie - Sally Hawkins - directed by Aisling Walsh
  • Mean Moms - Directed by Beth McCarthy Miller
  • Ms. Faux Pas
  • Muktar Mai biopic (doc)
  • Mulan – Zhang Ziyi
  • My Ex-Boyfriend Wrote a Book About Me – written by Hilary Winston
  • My Fair Lady – Keira Knightley, written by Emma Thompson
  • My Mother The Cheerleader – Julia Roberts
  • My Name is Jody Williams
  • My Stroke of Insight
  • My Ten Best Days – Amy Adams
  • The No Game – Shohreh Aghdashloo and Marcia Gay Harden, directed by Sherry Hormann
  • Object of Beauty - Amy Adams
  • On Chesil Beach
  • The Other Woman
  • Our Wild Life - Nicole Kidman
  • Pale Blue Dot
  • Peggy Lee Biopic – Reese Witherspoon
  • Pharm Girl – Reese Witherspoon
  • The Pioneer Woman
  • The Poisoners - Emily Watson, Anna Friel, Lena Headley
  • Preacher’s Daughter – written and directed by Michelle Mower
  • Private Benjamin 
  • Pumas – Jennifer Aniston
  • Pure Life- Vera Farmiga and Elle Fanning written by Melora Donoghue
  • The Queen of Kentucky - Katie Ford- writer
  • Rodham
  • Rule #1 - directed by Courtney Hunt
  • Satisfaction – Sharon Stone, Carice Van Houten, directed by Anya Camilleri
  • Scarpetta Franchise
  • The Secret Scripture
  • Seeker
  • See You in Valhalla - Sarah Hylans
  • The Shaggs- directed by Katherine Dieckmann
  • The Signs of Living – Rosanna Arquette – directed by Gail Harvey
  • Silent Spring of Rachel Carson
  • Shoe Addicts Anonymous – Halle Berry - written by Kristen Buckley & Brian Regan
  • Showing Roots
  • Smash
  • The Solitude of Prime Numbers – Isabella Rossellini
  • Someday My Price Will Come – Isla Fisher, written by Audrey Wells
  • Still of the Night - Michelle Monaghan, Susan Sarandon
  • Sweet Baby Jesus – Bette Midler
  • Swindle - Megan Fox and Zoe Saldana
  • There Are Monsters - Elisabeth Moss
  • Three Days in Dublin – directed by Beth Lauren
  • Tink- Reese Witherspoon
  • Tomb Raider - written by Marti Noxon
  • Trevi
  • Under the Bridge
  • The Undomestic Goddess – written by Aline Brosh McKenna
  • The Most Hated Woman in America 
  • Untitled Anita Linblom biopic - directed by Catherine Hardwicke
  • Untitled Annie Mumolo and Kristen Wiig - directed by Kristen Wiig
  • Untitled Female Road comedy – written by Annie Mumolo
  • Untitled film about female War Correspondents - Shonda Rhimes
  • Untitled Louise Thaden Aviation Film
  • Untitled Miranda Cosgrove – written by Emma Forrest
  • Up and Running: The Jami Goldman Story – written by Jami Goldman and Andrea Cagan
  • Voice from the Stone
  • Wait Till Helen Comes - directed by Jennifer Love Hewitt
  • Wake- Miley Cyrus
  • Wicked Lovely – written by Caroline Thompson and directed by Mary Harron
  • What Alice Forgot – written by Katherine Fugate
  • When You Reach Me
  • Who is Doris Payne? – Halle Berry
  • The Wife
  • Wild Oats – written by Claudia Myers
  • Words
  • Your Voice in my Head - directed by Francesca Gregorini

 

Future Films Written By Women

  • Anubis - Jane Goldman
  • Dash and Lily's Book of Dares - Lena Dunham
  • Indiscretion – Caroline Case
  • Hunting Eichmann - Ann Peacock
  • Lioness - Rosalind Ross 
  • The Day I Turned Uncool – Wendy Molyneux and Lizzie Molyneu
  • The 5th Wave - Susannah Grant
  • Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus - Harry Elfont and Deborah Kaplan
  • Rochester - Aline Brosh McKenna
  • Rust: Visitor in the Field - Aline Brosh McKenna
  • Tusk, Tusk- Polly Stenham
  • Unscrupulous – Barbara Turner



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