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Women Directors Films

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Amorous

Amorous

Four Londoners move to an isolated cottage to test social conventions and their own inhibitions by swapping partners and exploring unconventional sex.

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Amour Fou

Amour Fou

Based on the double suicide of German romantic poet Heinrich von Kleist and Henrietta Vogel, this period piece is a wry denunciation of dying for love.

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Antonia's Line

Antonia's Line

A Dutch matron establishes and, for several generations, oversees a close-knit, matriarchal community where feminism and liberalism thrive.

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Arcadia

Arcadia

Greta's dad is moving the family cross-country in a dented station wagon, promising a California paradise to his kids. All that's missing is their mother.

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Arranged

Arranged

ARRANGED centers on the friendship between an Orthodox Jewish woman and a Muslim woman, both being subjected to arranged marriages, in Brooklyn.

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Breathe

Breathe

Two teens embark on a close new friendship that quickly escalates toward an inevitable and extraordinary collapse. Directed by Melanie Laurent.

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Corpo Celeste

Corpo Celeste

When a 13-year-old-girl is thrown into Confirmation classes, she discovers the hypocrisy of the Church, and struggles to come of age despite the misguided adults around her.

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Day and Night

Day and Night

An unreservedly matter-of-fact look at two young women who consider prostitution an adventure until reality catches up with them

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For a Woman

For a Woman

On the death of her mother, Anne makes an unsettling discovery: an old photo will cast doubt on her very origins, as she uncovers a mysterious uncle her parents welcomed into their lives after World W...

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Foreign Letters

Foreign Letters

From different worlds, Ellie and Thuy form a powerful bond that helps Ellie cope with the hardships of adjusting to her new life in the states.

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Found Memories

Found Memories

Rita, a young wandering photographer, finds herself in a secluded mountain village where she discovers transcendence in the resident’s everyday lives.

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Francesco

Francesco

Based on Herman Hesse's Francis of Assisi, FRANCESCO, starring Mickey Rourke and Helena Bonham Carter, paints an intimate portrait of St. Francis, one of the most beloved, influential and compl...

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Fraulein

Fraulein

Soon after beautiful Ana starts working in a Zurich café, her boundless energy and sexuality push her bosses’ limits and a terrible secret comes to light.

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Her Name is Sabine

Her Name is Sabine

An intelligent, moving and beautiful documentary portrait of Sabine, a 38-year-old autistic woman, filmed by her sister, the famous French actress Sandrine Bonnaire.

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If You Don't, I Will

If You Don't, I Will

Pomme and Pierre have been together a long time, and when Pomme refuses to leave the forest after a hike, both are left to contemplate the strength and meaning of each other's commitment.

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In the Name of

In the Name of

A Catholic priest in rural Poland must face the truth of his own sexuality when he meets an intriguing young local.

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Inch'Allah Dimanche

Inch'Allah Dimanche

A deeply moving portrait of an Algerian woman’s experience as an immigrant in France at a time when racial violence ran deep.

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Little Sparrows

Little Sparrows

Against the backdrop of an Australian summer, 3 divergent sisters face turning points in their lives and romantic entanglements while watching their mother’s heroic battle with cancer.

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Madeinusa

Madeinusa

A young woman of privilege and a man of no social status meet as a small town prepares to wallow in forbidden pleasure in this satiric drama

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Marion Bridge

Marion Bridge

Three sisters paralyzed by family secrets return to their beautiful Nova Scotia home where a family reunion allows them to reconnect with one another and the world.

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My Art

My Art

Single, New York City artist Ellie Shine is looking to gain inspiration and tranquility as she house sits for a friend in upstate New York.

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Off White Lies

Off White Lies

A father and his daughter live through the 2006 war between Israel and Lebanon.

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Only When I Dance

Only When I Dance

This stunning documentary follows two teenage ballet dancers aspiring to leave their violent favela homes in Brazil to join a revolutionary dance company in the US

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Queen of Hearts

Queen of Hearts

Adele tries to recover from a devastating breakup by bouncing from lover to lover.

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Small, Beautifully Moving Parts

Small, Beautifully Moving Parts

While traveling to California to attend her baby shower, a pregnant woman takes a side trip to find her long-estranged mother.

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Tanta Agua

Tanta Agua

Divorced father Alberto takes his two adolescent children on vacation and refuses to let the incessant rains ruin his plans for quality family time.

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The Forest for the Trees

The Forest for the Trees

Melanie, a young idealistic teacher from the countryside, starts her first job at a city high school. But soon she discovers her dream life is a world away.

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The Maneater

The Maneater

Jezabel, a rebellious young woman, lives for extreme life experiences until she almost hits rock bottom. She hides her fragility and fear of love until she crosses paths with a young priest.

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The Third Wife

The Third Wife

A 14-year-old girl struggles with family politics, her own agency, and the prospect of motherhood after she becomes the third wife of a wealthy landowner in 19th century rural Vietnam.

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Three Worlds

Three Worlds

Three people are affected by the same tragedy, and each reacts to it in a different way.

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Watchtower

Watchtower

A troubled young hostess is rescued from a shocking calamity by a fire warden fighting demons of his own.

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XXY

XXY

The story of an intersexual fifteen-year-old and the challenge presented by her medical condition.

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