#52FilmsByWomen

Last year I committed to watching one film a week, directed by a woman. It seemed like the least (the very least) I could do. It was a fantastic experience, and I’ve decided to do it again in 2017! List below…

2017

1. Addicted to Fresno (Jamie Babbit, 2015)

2. The To Do List (Maggie Carey, 2013)

3. Burn, Burn, Burn (Chanya Button, 2015)

4. Cameraperson (Kirsten Johnson, 2017)

5. Paris is Burning (Jennie Livingston, 1991)

6. The Alcohol Years (Carol Morley, 2000)

7. Toni Erdmann (Maya Deren, 2016)

8. The Bling Ring (Sofia Coppola, 2013)

9. Edge (Carol Morley, 2010)

10. The Love Witch (Anna Billers, 2017)

11. Adult Life Skills (Rachel Tunnard, 2016)

12. 52 Tuesdays (Sophie Hyde, 2014)

13. Who’s Afraid of Vagina Wolf (Anna Margarita Albelo, 2013)

14. The Virgin Suicides (Sofia Coppola, 1999)

15. Casting JonBenet (Kitty Green, 2016)

16. Wonder Woman (Patty Jenkins, 2017)

17. Fed Up (Katie Couric & Laurie David, 2014)

18. The Fits (Anna Rose Holmer, 2015)

19. I Am Jane Doe (Mary Mazzio, 2017)

20. Adore (Anne Fontaine, 2013)

21. Bruk Out! A Dancehall Queen Documentary (Cori McKenna, 2017)

22. Mustang ( Deniz Gamze Ergüven, 2015)

23. Geek Girls (Gina Hara, 2017)

24. The Beguiled (Sofia Coppola, 2017)

25. The Voices (Marjane Satrapi, 2017)

26. Queerama (Daisy Asquith, 2017)

27. Tank Girl (Rachel Talalay, 1995)

28. Risk (Laura Poitras, 2017)

29. Edge of Seventeen (Kelly Fremon Craig, 2016)

30. I Am Not a Witch (Rungano Nyoni, 2017)

31. Night Moves (Kelly Reichardt, 2013)

32. Before Summer Ends (Maryam Goormaghtigh, 2017)

33. Unrelated (Joanna Hogg, 2007)

34. Carrie Pilby (Susan Johnson, 2016)

35. The Party (Sally Potter, 2017)

 

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2016

1. Diary of a Teenage Girl (Marielle Heller, 2015)

2. Appropriate Behaviour (Desiree Akhaven, 2015)

3. The Closer We Get (Karen Guthrie, 2015)

4. The Wolfpack (Crystal Moselle, 2015)

5. Clueless (Amy Heckerling, 1996)

6. Bride & Prejudice (Gurinder Chadha, 2004)

7. Girlhood (Cecile Sciamma, 2015)

8. Twinsters (Samantha Futerman & Ryan Miyamoto, 2015)

9. Jupiter Ascending (Lana Wachowski & Lily Wachowski, 2015)

10. Zero Motivation (Talya Lavie, 2014)

11. Obvious Child (Gillian Robespierre, 2014)

12. Please Give (Nicole Holofcener, 2010)

13. Persepolis (Marjane Satrapi, Vincent Paronnaud, 2008)

14. Belle (Amma Asante, 2013)

15. Desperately Seeking Susan (Susan Seidelman, 1985)

16. Brick Lane (Sarah Gavron, 2008)

17. Queen of Versailles (Lauren Greenfield, 2012)

18. I Know a Woman Like That (Elaine Madsen, 2009)

19. Big Voice (Varda Bar-Kar, 2016)

20. Hannah Arendt (Margarethe von Trotta, 2012)

21. What Happened, Miss Simone? (Liz Garbus, 2015)

22. The Apple (Samira Makhmalbaf, 1998)

23. Lovely and Amazing (Nicole Holofcener, 2001)

24. The Estate We’re In (Fran Robertson, 2015)

25. Welcome to Me (Shira Piven, 2014)

26. But I’m A Cheerleader! (Jamie Babbit, 1999)

27. Speed Sisters (Amber Fares, 2016)

28. Lioness (Meg McLagen and Daria Sommers, 2008)

29. Shrek 2 (Kelly Asbury, Andrew Adamson, Conrad Vernon, 2004)

30. Eve’s Bayou (Kasi Lemmons, 1997)

31. Parched (Leena Yadav, 2016)

32. Tallulah (Sian Heder, 2016)

33. Chevalier (Athina Rachel Tsangari, 2015)

 34. Citizenfour (Laura Poitras, 2014)

35. Zero Dark Thirty (Kathryn Bigelow, 2012)

36. Saving Face (Alice Wu, 2004)

37. As I Open My Eyes (Leyla Bouzid, 2015)

38. Waynes World (Penelope Spheeris, 1992)

39. Middle of Nowhere (Ava Duvernay, 2012)

40. Trapped (Dawn Porter, 2015)

41. Morvern Callar (Lynne Ramsay, 2001)

42. City 40 (Samira Goetschel, 2016)

43. The Levelling (Hope Dickson Leach, 2016)

44. 13th (Ava Duvernay, 2016)

45. Prevenge (Alice Lowe, 2016)

46. The Innocents (Anne Fontaine, 2016)

47. Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (Mandie Fletcher, 2016)

48. A League of Their Own (Penny Marshall, 1992)

49. The Arbor (Clio Barnard, 2010)

50. Maidentrip (Jillian Schleslinger, 2013)

51. Equity (Meera Manon, 2016)

52. Ferien (Bernadette Knoller, 2016)


(continuing 2016)

53. After Fire (Brittany Huckabee, 2016)

54. The Lords Tale (Molly Dineen, 2002)

55. Paraiso (Mariana Chenillo, 2013)