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 …

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 …

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, …

The Golden Girl

Adrian Robe, Denisa Morariu-Tamaș 2019 94 Min
For the Romanian gymnast Andreea Răducan, the loss of her …

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 …

Easy Lessons

Dorottya Zurbó 2018 78 Min
Kafia is 17 years old. Two years ago, she fled …

Before Father Gets Back

Mari Gulbiani 2018 75 Min
In a darkened classroom, the white cracked walls serve as …

Streetkids United II - The Girls From Rio

María Clara 2015 77 Min
The Brazilian girls' football team is followed as they prepare …

A Growing Thing

Sarah Gross 2019 92 Min
With only a 5th grade education, Jabulile Ndaba, a tall …

Alone

Otakar Faifr 2017 63 Min
Luba Skořepová has spent the past several years in solitude, …

Valentina

Maximilian Feldman 2016 51 Min
“Do you want me to tell a story?“, Valentina asks. …

Electrick Children

Rebecca Thomas 2012 96 Min
Pregnant by music? On her 15th birthday, Rachel, a Mormon …

Kati Kati

Mbithi Masya 2016 75 Min
When Kaleche wakes up in the middle of the wilderness, …

Beauty

Daniela Seggiaro 2012 83 Min
„Lavenla awoley ta isla, manejla halawoley, tapta yhej ihisetlhalá.“ Your …

Darkness By Day

Martín Desalvo 2013 76 Min
Two women, entangled in madness and attraction – and a …
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