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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


  • Born to Fly (doc) - directed by Catherine Gund 
  • Archaeology of a Woman - Directed by Sharon Greytak
  • Altina (doc)
  • Before I Go To Sleep
  • At Devil's Door
  • No Good Deed - written by Aimee Lagos
  • Rocks in My Pockets - Written and Directed by Signe Baumane 
  • Kelly and Cat - directed by Jen McGowan 
  • Wetlands 
  • If I Stay 
  • May in the Summer - Written and Directed by Cherien Dabis 
  • The Congress 
  • Last Weekend 
  • Innocence - directed by Hilary Brougher
  • Abuse of Weakness - Written and Directed by Catherine Breillat  
  • Lucy 
  • Happy Christmas
  • A Five Star Life - Directed by Maria Sole Tognazzi 
  • Tammy - Co-Written by Melissa McCarthy 
  • Obvious Child - Directed by Gillian Robespierre 
  • The Fault in Our Stars 
  • Maleficent – Written by Linda Woolverton 
  • We Are the Best! 
  • Ida


Women Directed Films Currently Playing

  • Honeymoon- directed by Leigh Janiak 
  • I am Eleven (doc) - directed by Genevieve Bailey 
  • Last Days of Vietnam (doc) - directed by Rory Kennedy 
  • The Dog (doc) - co-directed by Allison Berg 
  • Land Ho! - Co-Written and Co-Directed by Martha Stephens 
  • Step Up All In - Directed by Trish Sie

Women Written Films Currently Playing


  • Sex Tape - Co-Written by Kate Angelo
  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes - Co-Written by Amanda Silver


Upcoming Films


  • Tracks - September 19
  • Fort Bliss - Written and Directed by Claudia Myers - September 17
  • Gone Girl - October 3
  • The Good Lie - Written by Margaret Nagle - October 3
  • The Tale of Princess Kaguya - October 17
  • Camp X-Ray - October 17
  • Sleeping with the Fishes - written and directed by Nicole Gomez Fisher - October 21
  • 1,000 Times Good Night - October 24
  • Laggies - Directed by Lynn Shelton; Written by Andrea Seigel - October 24
  • Before I Go To Sleep - October 31
  • Beyond the Lights - Written and Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood - November 14
  • The Homesman - November 14
  • Mockingjay: Part 1 - November 21
  • Wild - December 5
  • Annie - Written by Emma Thompson - December 19
  • Big Eyes - December 25


2015

  • Jane Got a Gun - February
  • Girlhood - written and directed by Celine Sciamma
  • Suffragette - Directed by Sarah Gavron, Written by Abi Morgan (UK release Jan)
  • Fifty Shades of Grey - Directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson; Written by Kelly Marcel - February 14
  • Insurgent - March 20
  • Reese Witherspoon/Sophia Vergara Comedy - Directed by Anne Fletcher - May 8
  • Pitch Perfect 2 - Directed by Elizabeth Banks - May 15
  • Me  Before You - Directed by Thea Sharrock - August 21
  • The Nest - December 15


2016

  • Allegiant: Part 1 - March 18
  • Alice In Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass- written by Linda Woolverton
  • Finding Dory - June 17


2017


  • Allegiant: Part 2 - March 25

 

Upcoming Women Directed


  • Art and Craft (doc) - co-directed by Jennifer Grausman - September 19
  • Swim Little Fish Swim - co-directed by Lola Bessis - September 19
  • The Decent One (doc) - Vanessa Lapa - October 1
  • Serena - Susanne Bier - october 24 (UK)
  • Pelican Dreams (doc) - Judy Irving - November 7
  • McFarland - directed by Niki Caro; Co-Written by Bettina Gilois - November 21
  • Unbroken - directed by Angelina Jolie - December 25
  • Selma - directed by Ava DuVernay - December 25

Women Directed 2015


  • Jupiter Ascending - Co-Written and Co-Directed by Lana Wachowski - February 6


Women Written 2015


  • Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children- written by Jane Goldman - July 31, 2015

Women Centric - Shooting/Finished Shooting/No Release Date 

  • A Tale of Love and Darkness - starring and directed by Natalie Portman
  • Brightest Star
  • Cake - Toronto 2014 premiere
  • Dark Places  
  • Eden - Directed by Mia Hansen-Love- Toronto 2014 premiere
  • Every Secret Thing - Directed by Amy Berg; Written by Nicole Holofcener - Tribeca 2014 premiere
  • Final Girl 
  • The Great Gilly Hopkins 
  • The Keeping Room - written by Julia Hart - Toronto 2014 premiere
  • Madame Bovary - Directed by Sophie Barthes - Toronto 2014 premiere
  • Mary Queen of Scots
  • Miss Julie - Directed by Liv Ullmann - will premiere in Toronto 2014
  • Miss Meadows - Written and Directed by Karen Leigh Hopkins - premiered at Tribeca 2014
  • Queen of the Desert 
  • Suite Francaise
  • Susan Cooper - Melissa McCarthy
  • Testament of Youth 
  • Train Wreck - written by Amy Schumer
  • The Woman in Gold - Helen Mirren
  • You're Not You


Women Directed - Shooting/Finished Shooting/No Release Date

  • The 33 - Patricia Riggen
  • A Second Chance - Susanne Bier- Toronto 2014 premiere
  • Adulthood - Katherine Randolph
  • Miss You Already - Toni Collette, Drew Barrymore - directed by Catherine Hardwicke
  • The Riot Club - Lone Sherfig - Toronto 2014 premiere
  • Strangerland - Kim Farrant (shooting)
  • The Voices - Marjane Satrapi
  • Your Right Mind - Ami Canaan Mann
  • Untitled Hannah Fidell



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
  • The Bengali Detective - Mira Nair
  • Bombay Dreams – directed by Deepa Mehta, Written by Sabrina Dhawan
  • Brain on Fire - Dakota Fanning
  • Brand (doc) - Ondi Timoner
  • The End - Drew Barrymore
  • The Fugees - Audrey Wells
  • Heist Society - Drew Barrymore
  • How to Be Single - Drew Barrymore
  • Human Resources - Courtney Hunt
  • Ithaca- Meg Ryan
  • 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 Ride - Helen Hunt
  • The Rut- Karyn Kusama
  • Sammy – directed by Cherie Nowland; Written by Delia Ephron
  • Standing Tall - Catherine Deneuve - Emmanuelle Bercot
  • 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
  • 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


  • 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
  • The Age of Adaline – Katherine Heigl
  • Alaska - directed by Sarah Polley
  • All the Bright Places - Elle Fanning
  • All We Had - Katie Holmes
  • Au Pairs – written by Alexa Junge
  • A Woman of No Importance
  • Alive & Kicking – produced by Mia Hamm
  • American Honey - directed by Andrea Arnold
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Freeheld- Ellen Page
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Juliet
  • The Kid Table
  • Lady in the Locker Room
  • The Lady Who Went Too Far
  • Life After Life
  • Life Coach- Isla Fisher
  • Little Bee- Nicole Kidman
  • Little Women - written by Olivia Milch
  • Lost in Austen
  • The Low Self Esteem of Lizzy Gillespie – written by Mindy Kaling
  • Luna – Rachel Weisz
  • Lunch Lady – Amy Poehler
  • Maggie's Plan - written and directed by Rebecca Miller
  • Malala Yousafzai
  • 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
  • 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
  • Pride and Prejudice and the Zombies 
  • Private Benjamin 
  • Pumas – Jennifer Aniston
  • Pure Life- Vera Farmiga and Elle Fanning written by Melora Donoghue
  • Queen Kristina – Sarah Polley, directed by Mika Kaurismaki
  • The Queen of Kentucky - Katie Ford- writer
  • Ricki and the Flash- written by Diablo Cody
  • Rodham
  • Rule #1 - directed by Courtney Hunt
  • Satisfaction – Sharon Stone, Carice Van Houten, directed by Anya Camilleri
  • Scarpetta Franchise
  • The Seagull – Kristin Scott Thomas, Carey Mulligan
  • 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
  • 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
  • Story of Your Life - Amy Adams
  • 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- Elizabeth Banks
  • Tomb Raider - written by Marti Noxon
  • Trevi
  • Under the Bridge
  • The Undomestic Goddess – written by Aline Brosh McKenna
  • 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
  • Wild Oats – written by Claudia Myers
  • Words
  • Your Voice in my Head - directed by Francesca Gregorini
  • You're Not You - Hilary Swank, Emmy Rossum

 


Future Films Written By Women

  • Anubis - Jane Goldman
  • Dash and Lily's Book of Dares - Lena Dunham
  • Indiscretion – Caroline Case
  • Hunting Eichmann - Ann Peacock
  • 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
  • Posh- Laura Wade
  • Rochester - Aline Brosh McKenna
  • Rust: Visitor in the Field - Aline Brosh McKenna
  • Straight Outta Compton – Andrea Berloff
  • Tusk, Tusk- Polly Stenham
  • Unscrupulous – Barbara Turner