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 "A Date for Mad Mary"

A Date for Mad Mary

Darren Thornton 2016 82 Min
'Mad’ Mary McArdle returns to Drogheda after a short spell …
Film Still "Concussion"

Concussion

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

Searching Eva

Pia Hellenthal 2019 84 Min
Eva – 25, drifter, Berliner, poet, pet-owner, sex worker, virgo, …
Film Still "Diagnosis"

Diagnosis

Ewa Podgórska 2018 78 Min
"Diagnosis" is a journey into the depths of subconscious of …
Film Still "Easy Lessons"

Easy Lessons

Dorottya Zurbó 2018 78 Min
Kafia is 17 years old. Two years ago, she fled …
Film Still "Before Father Gets Back"

Before Father Gets Back

Mari Gulbiani 2018 75 Min
In a darkened classroom, the white cracked walls serve as …
Film Still "Streetkids United II - The Girls From Rio"

Streetkids United II - The Girls From Rio

María Clara 2015 77 Min
The Brazilian girls' football team is followed as they prepare …
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