Films on Women

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

Electrick Children

Rebecca Thomas 2012 96 Min
Pregnant by music? On her 15th birthday, Rachel, a Mormon …

Darkness By Day

Martín Desalvo 2013 76 Min
Two women, entangled in madness and attraction – and a …

Unlikely Heroes

Peter Luisi 2014 94 Min
One woman, 11 asylum seekers, and just a few days …

Hilda

Andrés Clariond Rangel 2014 88 Min
Susana Le Marchand, 63, a lonely housewife ignored by her …

Home Care

Slávek Horák 2015 92 Min
A woman‘s journey through middle-age, emotional crisis, and self discovery …

Hortensia

Álvaro Urtizberea, Diego Lublinsky 2015 90 Min
Happiness is closer than you think It‘s December when Hortensia‘s …

Inflame

Ceylan Özgün Özçelik 2017 94 Min
The past cannot be edited​ ​ A news channel employee …

THE OTHER HALF OF THE SKY: STORIES OF CHINESE BUSINESS WOMEN

Patrik Soergel 2016 80 Min
They are four of the most successful businesswomen in China: …

Arlette. Courage is a Muscle.

Florian Hoffmann 2015 52 Min
A journey from Africa to Berlin turns into an unexpected …

17

Widad Shafakoj 2017 74 Min
The film follows the Jordanian under-17 women’s football team as …

Open Windows

Michèle Massé 2014 62 Min
In Madrid and in Paris, Boti, Empar, Micheline and Jocelyne, …

Girls' War

Mylene Sauloy 2016 52 Min
Hundreds of women come from Paris to Kobani, from Turkish …

Code: debugging the gender gap

Robin Hauser Reynolds 2015 80 Min
At a time when jobs in the tech sector are …

Don't Look at Me That Way

Uisenma Borchu 2015 88 Min
Hedi is the new neighbor of Iva, who raises her …

Much Loved

Nabil Ayouch 2015 104 Min
Noha, Randa, Soukaina, Hlima - just some of the women …

Janis. Little Girl Blue

Amy J. Berg 2015 99 Min
Archival footage and interviews highlight the life and career of …
 

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