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 …

Jaha's Promise

Kate O'Callaghan, Patrick Farrelly 2017 78 Min
When Jaha Dukureh was a baby she was subjected to …

Nothing is Forgiven

Guillaume Vandenberghe, Vincent Coen 2017 58 Min
This Charlie Hebdo staffer has been filmed since 2011, when …

A Thousand Girls Like Me

Sahra Mani 2018 80 Min
Khatera, 23, confronts her family and the traditions of her …

The Reformist - A Female Imam

Marie Skovgaard 2019 88 Min
Sherin is opening one of Europe’s first mosques run by …

PRIMAS - Courageous Cousins

Laura Bari 2018 99 Min
Two Argentinian teenagers free themselves from the shadows of their …

Hobbyhorse Revolution

Selma Vilhunen 2017 88 Min
"Hobbyhorse Revolution" is a funny and moving film about the …

Singled (Out)

Ariadna Relea, Mariona Guiu 2017 70 Min
"Singled [Out]" tells the story of five women who are …

(M)otherhood

Inès Peris Mestre, Laura García Andreu 2018 58 Min
"[M]otherhood" provides answers so that never again will you feel …

Silvana

Christina Tsiobanelis, Mika Gustafson, Olivia Kastebring 2017 90 Min
With her uncompromising lyrics against all forms of oppression, Swedish …

Who’s Your Dad?

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

The Cow Tongue Flower

Germán Reyes 2018 23 Min
At the gates of the peace in Colombia, the young …

The Distances

Nemanja Vojinovic 2017 72 Min
Indira, a Cuban actress, succeeded to flee to USA but …

Her Mothers

Asia Dér, Sári Haragonics 2020 75 Min
As Hungary’s political climate becomes increasingly radicalized, Virág, a former …

Represent

Hillary Bachelder 2020 96 Min
In the heart of the American Midwest, three women take …

Ecstasy

Moara Passoni 2020 71 Min
Racked with anxiety in the chaotic political landscape of 1990s …

Själö - Island of Souls

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

I Love You I Miss You I Hope I See You Before I Die

Eva Marie Rødbro 2019 76 Min
A harsh and dreamy story of a young girl and …

Bobbi Jene

Elvira Lind 2017 94 Min
After a decade of stardom in Israel, the American dancer, …

Elena

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

My Father, The Spy

Gints Grūbe, Jaak Kilmi 2019 84 Min
As a young Soviet student in 1978, Ieva could not …

Scheme Birds

Ellen Fiske, Ellinor Hallin 2019 90 Min
Scrappy Scottish teenager Gemma has never backed down from a …

Diagnosis

Ewa Podgórska 2018 78 Min
"Diagnosis" is a journey into the depths of subconscious of …
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