Female Directors

13th directed by Ava DuVernay

88 directed by April Mullen

Advantageous directed by Jennifer Phang

Always Be My Maybe directed by Nahnatchka Khan

American Mary directed by Jen and Sylvia Soska

Amour Fou directed by Jessica Hausner

Appropriate Behavior directed by Desiree Akhaven

Arranged directed by Diane Crespo and Stefan Schaefer

The Art of Loving directed by Maria Sadowska

Atlantics directed by Mati Diop

Bar Bahar directed by Maysaloun Hamoud

Been So Long directed by Tinge Krishnan

Bitch directed by Marianna Palka

Black Nativity directed by Kasi Lemmons

Blinded by the Light directed by Gurinder Chadha

Blue My Mind directed by Lisa Brühlmann

The Bookshop directed by Isabel Coixet

Braid directed by Mitzi Peirone

The Brass Teapot directed by Ramaa Mosley

The Breaker Upperers directed by Madeleine Sami and Jackie van Beek

And Breathe Normally directed by Ísold Uggadóttir

Burn Burn Burn directed by Chanya Button

Censor directed by Prano Bailey-Bond

Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same directed by Madeleine Olnek

Cuties directed by Maïmouna Doucouré

Daughters of the Dust directed by Julie Dash

Deidra and Laney Rob a Train directed by Sydney Freeland

Divines directed by Houda Benyamina

Down in the Delta directed by Maya Angelou

Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga directed by Shelly Chopra Dhar

Eve’s Bayou directed by Kasi Lemmons

Fear Street: Part One directed by Leigh Janiak

Fear Street: Part Two directed by Leigh Janiak

Fear Street: Part Three directed by Leigh Janiak

The Firefly directed by Ana Maria Hermida

The Fits directed by Anna Rose Holmer

The Forty-Year-Old Version directed by Radha Blank

The Foxy Merkins directed by Madeleine Olnek

Fresh directed by Mimi Cave

Frida directed by Julie Taymor

Ghosting: The Spirit of Christmas directed by Theresa Bennett

Girl Asleep directed by Rosemary Myers

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night directed by Ana Lily Amirpour

Glorious directed by Rebekah McKendry

Good Manners directed by Juliana Rojas and Marco Dutra

Goodnight Mommy directed by Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala

Grease 2 directed by Patricia Birch

Greener Grass directed by Jocelyn DeBoer and Dawn Luebbe

Grimm’s Snow White directed by Rachel Lee Goldenberg

Happiest Season directed by Clea DuVall

Hellbender directed by John Adams, Zelda Adams, & Toby Poser

The House directed by Paloma Baeza, Emma De Swaef, & Niki Lindroth von Bahr

How to Build a Girl directed by Coky Giedroyc

I Am Not a Witch directed by Rungano Nyoni

I Am Not an Easy Man directed by Éléonore Pourriat

I Am Woman directed by Unjoo Moon

I’m Your Woman directed by Julia Hart

I’ve Heard the Mermaids Singing directed by Patricia Rozema

The Jane Austen Book Club directed by Robin Swicord

Jean of the Joneses directed by Stella Meghie

Jennifer’s Body directed by Karyn Kusama

Jezebel directed by Numa Perrier

Judy & Punch directed by Mirrah Foulkes

Just Another Girl on the I.R.T. directed by Leslie Harris

The Knight Before Christmas directed by Monika Mitchell

The Land of Steady Habits directed by Nicole Holofcener

The Lost Daughter directed by Maggie Gyllenhaal

The Love Witch directed by Anna Biller

Lovestruck: The Musical directed by Sanaa Hamri

The Lure directed by Agnieszka Smoczyńska

The Mad Women’s Ball directed by Mélanie Laurent

Madame Bovary directed by Sophie Barthes

Margarita with a Straw directed by Shonali Bose

Mary Shelley directed by Haifaa al-Mansour

Miss Juneteenth directed by Channing Godfrey Peoples

Mr. Roosevelt directed by Noël Wells

The Nightingale directed by Jennifer Kent

Obvious Child directed by Gillian Robespierre

Paint It Black directed by Amber Tamblyn

Pariah directed by Dee Rees

Paris Is Burning directed by Jennie Livingston

Party Girl directed by Daisy von Scherler Mayer

Passing directed by Rebecca Hall

Portrait of a Lady on Fire directed by Céline Sciamma

The Power of the Dog directed by Jane Campion

Prevenge directed by Alice Lowe

Promising Young Woman directed by Emerald Fennell

The Punk Singer directed by Sini Anderson

Queen of Katwe directed by Mira Nair

Rafiki directed by Wanuri Kahiu

Saving Face directed by Alice Wu

The Secret Life of Bees directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World directed by Lorene Scafaria

Shirkers directed by Sandi Tan

Silent Night directed by Camille Griffin

Sisterhood of Night directed by Caryn Waechter

Skate Kitchen directed by Crystal Moselle

Slaxx directed by Elza Kephart

The Slumber Party Massacre directed by Amy Holden Jones

Spinster directed by Andrea Dorfman

The Stylist directed by Jill Gevargizian

Tallulah directed by Sian Heder

Thousand Pieces of Gold directed by Nancy Kelly

Tigers Are Not Afraid directed by Issa López

A Vigilante directed by Sarah Daggar-Nickson

The Watermelon Woman directed by Cheryl Dunye

We Have Always Lived in the Castle directed by Stacie Passon

Welcome to Me directed by Shira Piven

What Happened, Miss Simone? directed by Liz Garbus

Whip It directed by Drew Barrymore

The Wolfpack directed by Crystal Moselle

Yeh Ballet directed by Sooni Taraporevala

Yes or No directed by Sarasawadee Wongsompetch

Zola directed by Janicza Bravo