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!

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Film Still "Code: debugging the gender gap"

Code: debugging the gender gap

Robin Hauser Reynolds 2015 80 Min
At a time when jobs in the tech sector are …
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 "Nothing is Forgiven"

Nothing is Forgiven

Vincent Coen, Guillaume Vandenberghe 2017 58 Min
This Charlie Hebdo staffer has been filmed since 2011, when …
Film Still "A Thousand Girls Like Me"

A Thousand Girls Like Me

Sahra Mani 2018 80 Min
Khatera, 23, confronts her family and the traditions of her …
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 "PRIMAS - Courageous Cousins"

PRIMAS - Courageous Cousins

Laura Bari 2018 99 Min
Two Argentinian teenagers free themselves from the shadows of their …
Film Still "Sound of Torture"

Sound of Torture

Keren Shayo 2013 58 Min
Since Europe closed its borders in 2006, thousands of Eritrean …
Film Still "Hobbyhorse Revolution"

Hobbyhorse Revolution

Selma Vilhunen 2017 88 Min
"Hobbyhorse Revolution" is a funny and moving film about the …
Film Still "Le Palais des Chaussures / Le Perfect Pair"

Le Palais des Chaussures / Le Perfect Pair

Michelle Leddon 2008 16 Min
Because romance in Paris is never black and white.
Film Still "Utilities"

Utilities

Michelle Leddon 2010 18 Min
George comes to shut off the gas in a small …
Film Still "Singled (Out)"

Singled (Out)

Mariona Guiu, Ariadna Relea 2017 70 Min
"Singled [Out]" tells the story of five women who are …
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 "Elena"

Elena

Petra Costa 2012 80 Min
Elena, a young Brazilian woman, moves to New York with …
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