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Stuff by women, about women

1,942 films

Must have woman: ☑️ lead, co-lead, or subject; ☑️ director or co-director; and ☑️ writer or co-writer (screenplay or source…

  • Death by Hanging
  • 13th
  • The Birds
  • Kwaku Ananse
  • Obit
  • Paris Is Burning
  • I Am Not Your Negro
  • Gaga: Five Foot Two
  • Listen to Me Marlon
  • McQueen

Queer documentaries

307 films

Documentaries profiling LGBTQ+ people/issues.

  • 12 Angry Men
  • Amélie
  • Bend It Like Beckham
  • Big Hero 6
  • Big Little Lies

Personal favorites

48 films

A perpetual work in progress, arranged alphabetically. I make no claims that each and every one of these is an…

  • Booksmart
  • The Secret of the Marquise

#52FilmsByWomen 2021

2 films

52 Films by Women is a movement launched by Women in Film Los Angeles in 2015 to get more people…

  • Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
  • Mank
  • Two Distant Strangers
  • Rocketman
  • Bohemian Rhapsody
  • 8½
  • 40 Years a Prisoner
  • Billy Elliot
  • Black Panthers
  • A Brief History of Time
  • Angry Inuk
  • Apollo 11
  • I'll Be Gone in the Dark
  • Jiro Dreams of Sushi
  • Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance
  • 4th Man Out
  • Addicted to Fresno
  • All Over Me
  • Allure
  • Another Country

Queer actors playing queer characters!

153 films

It is super rare to see LGBTQ actors cast in LGBTQ roles in movies (esp. the big ones like Brokeback…

  • Booksmart
  • Brené Brown: The Call to Courage
  • Greener Grass
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • The Prince of Egypt

#52FilmsByWomen 2020

43 films

52 Films by Women is a movement launched by Women in Film Los Angeles in 2015 to get more people…

  • Lady Snowblood
  • A Hidden Life
  • Soul
  • Parasite
  • I'll Be Gone in the Dark
  • Nostalgia for the Light