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

Hotel

Jessica Hausner 2004 83 Min
When Irene takes a position at a hotel deep in …

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 …

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 …

Electrick Children

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

Darkness By Day

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

Unlikely Heroes

Peter Luisi 2014 94 Min
One woman, 11 asylum seekers, and just a few days …

Hilda

Andrés Clariond Rangel 2014 88 Min
Susana Le Marchand, 63, a lonely housewife ignored by her …

Home Care

Slávek Horák 2015 92 Min
A woman‘s journey through middle-age, emotional crisis, and self discovery …

Hortensia

Álvaro Urtizberea, Diego Lublinsky 2015 90 Min
Happiness is closer than you think It‘s December when Hortensia‘s …

Inflame

Ceylan Özgün Özçelik 2017 94 Min
The past cannot be edited​ ​ A news channel employee …

Arlette. Courage is a Muscle.

Florian Hoffmann 2015 52 Min
A journey from Africa to Berlin turns into an unexpected …

Open Windows

Michèle Massé 2014 62 Min
In Madrid and in Paris, Boti, Empar, Micheline and Jocelyne, …
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