Films on Women

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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

Film Still "Hotel"

Hotel

Jessica Hausner 2004 83 Min
When Irene takes a position at a hotel deep in …
Film Still "Diamanthände"

Diamanthände

Ella Raetzer 2016 20 Min
For me, music is the medium with which to express …
Film Still "Woman Who Acts"

Woman Who Acts

Toshiyuki Teruya 2020 18 Min
Akira is an old man with little time left to …
Film Still "Princess Cyd"

Princess Cyd

Stephen Cone 2017 97 Min
PRINCESS CYD follows 16-year-old athlete Cyd Loughlin (Jessie Pinnick) while …
Film Still "The Misandrists"

The Misandrists

Bruce LaBruce 2017 91 Min
The Misandrists refers to a secret cell of feminist terrorists …
Film Still "Virgin Machine"

Virgin Machine

Monika Treut 1988 84 Min
Dorothee, a would-be writer and journalist, leaves Germany for the …
Film Still "Concussion"

Concussion

Stacie Passon 2013 96 Min
Abby, an attractive 40-something, wealthy housewife who – after getting …
Film Still "Miss Impossible"

Miss Impossible

Emilie Deleuze 2015 90 Min
Some would say Aurore lives a boring life. But when …
Film Still "The Reformist - A Female Imam"

The Reformist - A Female Imam

Marie Skovgaard 2019 88 Min
Sherin is opening one of Europe’s first mosques run by …
Film Still "(M)otherhood"

(M)otherhood

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

Silvana

Mika Gustafson, Olivia Kastebring, Christina Tsiobanelis 2017 90 Min
With her uncompromising lyrics against all forms of oppression, Swedish …
Film Still "Who’s Your Dad?"

Who’s Your Dad?

Alexandra von Schelling, Rebeca Sasse 2018 23 Min
In a hidden basement of one of the best film …
Film Still "The Cow Tongue Flower"

The Cow Tongue Flower

Germán Reyes 2018 23 Min
At the gates of the peace in Colombia, the young …
Film Still "The Distances"

The Distances

Nemanja Vojinovic 2017 72 Min
Indira, a Cuban actress, succeeded to flee to USA but …
Film Still "Her Mothers"

Her Mothers

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

Represent

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

Ecstasy

Moara Passoni 2020 71 Min
Racked with anxiety in the chaotic political landscape of 1990s …
Film Still "Själö - Island of Souls"

Själö - Island of Souls

Lotta Petronella 2020 78 Min
For centuries, a closed institution served as a final destination …
Film Still "I Love You I Miss You I Hope I See You Before I Die"

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 …
Film Still "Bobbi Jene"

Bobbi Jene

Elvira Lind 2017 94 Min
After a decade of stardom in Israel, the American dancer, …
Film Still "The Golden Girl"

The Golden Girl

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

Elena

Petra Costa 2012 80 Min
Elena, a young Brazilian woman, moves to New York with …
Film Still "My Father, The Spy"

My Father, The Spy

Jaak Kilmi, Gints Grūbe 2019 84 Min
As a young Soviet student in 1978, Ieva could not …
Film Still "Scheme Birds"

Scheme Birds

Ellen Fiske, Ellinor Hallin 2019 90 Min
Scrappy Scottish teenager Gemma has never backed down from a …
Film Still "Born in Evin"

Born in Evin

Maryam Zaree 2019 98 Min
Born in Evin follows filmmaker and actress, Maryam Zaree, on …
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