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Weekly Update for November 15: Women Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

Women and Hollywood By Inkoo Kang | Women and Hollywood November 15, 2013 at 5:00PM

A list of all the women-centric, women-directed, and women-written films opening on November 15.
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Still from 'Sunlight Jr.'
Still from 'Sunlight Jr.'

Films About Women Currently Playing 

The Broken Circle Breakdown
Ass Backwards - Written by Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael 
Reaching for the Moon - Co-Written by Julie Sayres, Carmen L. Oliveira
Go for Sisters
How I Live Now
The Book Thief
Running from Crazy - Directed by Barbara Kopple (doc)

Diana
Blue is the Warmest Color

Carrie - Directed by Kimberly Peirce 
Gravity
Grace Unplugged 
I Used to be Darker - Co-Written by Amy Belk 

Baggage Claim
Enough Said - Written and Directed by Nicole Holofcener

Wadjda - Written and Directed Haifaa Al-Mansour
Good Ol' Freda
Short Term 12
Austenland - Written and Directed by Jerusha Hess, Adapted for the Screen by Jerusha Hess and Shannon Hale 
The Patience Stone
In A World... - Written and Directed by Lake Bell
Blue Jasmine


Films Directed by Women Opening This Weekend

Sunlight Jr. - Directed by Laurie Collyer

Sunlight Jr. spotlights hard-working convenience store clerk Melissa (Naomi Watts) and her disabled boyfriend, Richie (Matt Dillon), who are trapped in a generational cycle of poverty. Their luck may be changing when they learn that Melissa has become pregnant. But as soon as she loses her job and they get evicted from the motel they live in, their joy vanishes. Through this adversity, the couple realizes that they can never lose everything as long as they have each other. (Press Materials) 

Read our interview with Laurie Collyer here


Films Directed by Women Currently Playing

A Case of You - Directed by Kat Cairo 

Cinemability - Directed by Jenni Gold 

Ghosts in Our Machine - Directed by Liz Marshall (doc)

The Pervert's Guide to Ideology - Directed by Sophie Fiennes (doc)

The Square - Directed by Jehane Noujaim (doc)

Il Futuro (The Future) - Written and Directed by Alicia Scherson 

American Promise - Co-Directed by Michele Stephenson


Films Written by Women Currently Playing

Dallas Buyers Club - Co-Written by Melissa Wallack 


Films By and About Women on DVD/And Or On Demand

Barbara
Frances Ha - Co-Written by Greta Gerwig
Violet & Daisy

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