Tag: title-directed-by-female

Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child (2010) 7.8

Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child (2010)

Director Tamra Davis pays homage to her friend in this definitive documentary but also delves into Basquiat as an iconoclast. His dense, bebop-influenced neoexpressionist work emerged while minimalist, conceptual art was...

Shirkers (2018) 7.4

Shirkers (2018)

In 1992, teenager Sandi Tan and her friends Sophie and Jasmine shot Singapore's first indie-a road movie called "Shirkers"-with their enigmatic American mentor, Georges Cardona. Sandi wrote the script and played the lead...

Office Killer (1997) 5.1

Office Killer (1997)

When Dorine Douglas' job as proofreader for Constant Consumer Magazine is turned into an at-home position during a downsizing, she doesn't know how to cope, but after accidentally killing one of her co-workers, she disco...

Journey Into Dyslexia (2011) (TV) 6.5

Journey Into Dyslexia (2011) (TV)

Growing up and surviving school is tough. Being stigmatized as "learning disabled" can drive a child right to the edge. Giving hope to students whose dyslexia makes them fear the written word, this enlightening and light...

Gun Fight (2011) (TV) 6.5

Gun Fight (2011) (TV)

In the aftermath of the Virginia Tech shooting, Oscar winner Barbara Kopple takes an in depth look at the issue of gun rights and gun control. She interviews both gun and anti-gun advocates in an effort to shed some ligh...

Let Me Go (2017) 5.8

Let Me Go (2017)

Let Me Go is a film about mothers and daughters, it is about ghosts from the past and the impact they leave on the present. Developed from Helga Schneider's true life story, Let Me Go explores the effect on Helga's life ...

Dead Pigs (2018) 5.7

Dead Pigs (2018)

A bumbling pig farmer, a feisty salon owner, a sensitive busboy, an ambitious expat architect and a disenchanted rich girl converge and collide as thousands of dead pigs float down the river towards a rapidly modernizing...

I’ll Meet You There (2020) 7.8

I’ll Meet You There (2020)

A Muslim cop goes undercover at his estranged father's mosque while his daughter hides her passion for a forbidden dance, uncovering a shocking family secret.::Parveen Shah Productions...

July Rhapsody (2002) 7.2

July Rhapsody (2002)

Yiu-Kwok is a high school teacher, having a perfect family. Good times don't last long, when a student, Choy-Nam, falls in love with him. For dealing with a relationship with Mr. Seng, a beloved teacher of the couple, hi...

Kiki (2016) 6.5

Kiki (2016)

A group of LGBTQ youths of color unite to form a safe gathering space.::Anonymous...

Here and Elsewhere (1976) 7.2

Here and Elsewhere (1976)

Godard, Miéville and Gorin (aka the "Dziga Vertov Group") examine the parallel lives of two families - one French, one Palestinian - using an exploratory combination of film and video.::Josh Martin ...

Teresa’s Tattoo (1994) 4.6

Teresa’s Tattoo (1994)

Mathematician Teresa just wanted to study during the College spring break. But her friends, who want her to live a little, drag her out to parties. The next thing she knows, she has been drugged, kidnapped, made a redhea...

A Way of Life (2004) 6.4

A Way of Life (2004)

At 17 LeighAnne Williams has a six month old baby to look after, with only the help of three teenage squatters who flog stolen gear to make ends meet. A neighbour (actually from Turkey) across the street becomes target t...

The Taste of Others (2000) 7.2

The Taste of Others (2000)

Three men, three women, opposites, possibilities, and tastes. Castella owns a industrial steel barrel plant in Rouen; Bruno is his flute-playing driver, Franck is his temporary bodyguard while he negotiates a contract wi...

Ethel (2012) 7.9

Ethel (2012)

ETHEL is a 95 minute feature-length documentary about the life of Ethel Kennedy. Scheduled for broadcast on HBO in 2012, the film was produced and directed by Mrs. Kennedy's Emmy Award-winning daughter, Rory Kennedy. An ...

Sweethearts (2019) 5.8

Sweethearts (2019)

Forced together by fate and an ill-executed diamond robbery, professional criminal Mel and her easily-panicked hostage Franny are in a race against time. Soon pursued by a relentless detective and the greedy Berlin under...

Night Shift (2020) 5.1

Night Shift (2020)

Three officers are tasked with escorting an illegal immigrant to Charles de Gaulle airport, where he will be forced onto a plane and sent back to his homeland. But when they find out about the truth they have to do a dif...

Herself (2020) 7

Herself (2020)

This is the story of young mother Sandra who escapes her abusive husband and fights back against a broken housing system. She sets out to build her own home and in the process rebuilds her life and re-discovers herself....

The Smokers (2000) 2.9

The Smokers (2000)

Looking back a few years later, Jefferson Roth tells the story of the last few weeks of her senior year at a Wisconsin boarding school when she and two girl friends, the naive Lisa and the outrageous Karen, use a pistol ...

Post Grad (2009) 5.3

Post Grad (2009)

Ryden Malby has planned her academic life since she was in high school to get a college scholarship; now she has just graduated in English and in her master plan she expects to get a job as assistant editor in the publis...

The Basilisks (1963) 7

The Basilisks (1963)

The neorealistic story follows the uneventful lives of Francesco, Sergio and Antonio, three young men, who live in a small, poverty-stricken village. Since all three are unemployed they while their time away roaming the ...

Shadow in the Cloud (2020) 4.1

Shadow in the Cloud (2020)

On a stormy night during World War II, a female pilot with top secret cargo talks her way on board a bomber plane about to take-off. The crass all-male crew reluctantly agrees, but their suspicions about her identity and...

Promising Young Woman (2020) 7.2

Promising Young Woman (2020)

A young woman, traumatized by a tragic event in her past, seeks out vengeance against those who cross her path....

Nomadland (2020) 7.8

Nomadland (2020)

Following the economic collapse of a company town in rural Nevada, Fern (Frances McDormand) packs her van and sets off on the road exploring a life outside of conventional society as a modern-day nomad. The third feature...

Material Girls (2006) 4

Material Girls (2006)

The silver spoon daughters of the late cosmetics empire founder Victor Marchetta, Avan and Tanzie, never even took an interest in the business, happy to let it be run by their and the firm's administrator, Tommy Katzenba...

Last Days in Vietnam (2014) 7.6

Last Days in Vietnam (2014)

During the chaotic final weeks of the Vietnam War, the North Vietnamese Army closes in on Saigon as the panicked South Vietnamese people desperately attempt to escape. On the ground, American soldiers and diplomats confr...

Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) 6.7

Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)

Rewind to the 1980s as Wonder Woman's next big screen adventure finds her facing two all-new foes: Max Lord and The Cheetah....

Hysteria (2011) 6.7

Hysteria (2011)

In 1880 pioneering doctor Mortimer Granville,sacked from various hospitals for challenging his superiors' out-moded methods,gets a job with Dr Dalrymple,who relieves female patients' frustrations - or hysteria - with pel...

Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008) 6.5

Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008)

'Kit Kittredge: An American Mystery' centers around a young girl living in the struggles of the Great Depression. 10 year old Kit lives in a boarding house her parents own in Cincinnati, Ohio. She has a passion for writi...

The Snowman (1982) 8.2

The Snowman (1982)

Wordless (save for the song "Walking in the Air") animated adventure about a young English boy who makes a snowman one Christmas Eve, only for it to come to life that night and take him on a magical adventure to the Nort...

The Night Stalker (2016) (TV) 5.9

The Night Stalker (2016) (TV)

An account of serial killer Richard Ramírez and his rampage in California during the mid-1980s.::David Rush...

The Wayward Girl (1959) 6.4

The Wayward Girl (1959)

The story of a young Gerd, played by Liv Ullmann in her first leading role, who falls in love with a young boy. She is considered a 'loose' woman, and the boy's family does not accept their relationship. The young couple...

The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology (2012) 7.7

The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology (2012)

The sequel to The Pervert's Guide to Cinema sees the reunion of brilliant philosopher Slavoj Zizek with filmmaker Sophie Fiennes, now using their inventive interpretation of moving pictures to examine ideology - the coll...

Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1 (2013) 7.4

Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1 (2013)

They served their country overseas. Now, many military veterans must turn to the unique services of the Veterans' Crisis Line to help with their own personal and professional traumas at home. This documentary profiles se...

Don’t Sting the Mosquito (1967) 6.1

Don’t Sting the Mosquito (1967)

Rita, a vivacious co-ed flees her boarding school with her music teacher, who is also engaged to her. She wants to take part in a singing contest but her father who is dead against it has her kidnapped. He finally gives ...

The Other Side of Underneath (1972) 7

The Other Side of Underneath (1972)

Jane Arden's surreal take on a group of females in a therapy session.::quumpher...

Tempted (2003) (TV) 5.6

Tempted (2003) (TV)

Workaholic Mike grudgingly minds the kids while his wife, legal assistant Emma Burke, flies to Hawaii with ashes of Lily, the native who raised her and came to Boston with her. On the minor Hawaiian island, Emma finally ...

Five (2011) (TV) 7

Five (2011) (TV)

An anthology of five short films exploring the impact of breast cancer on people's lives.::Anonymous...

Wildflower (1991) (TV) 7.1

Wildflower (1991) (TV)

One day Sammy and his younger sister Ellie happen upon a cabin where Alice, a young, partially deaf girl with epilepsy is being kept by her abusive stepfather. The three soon become friends and hope to get Alice an educa...

Born of War (2014) 4.3

Born of War (2014)

In the late 1980's, Daphne, a young Englishwoman finds herself in over her head. Accused of the murder of a young boy from a tribal family at a time of war between the locals and foreign invaders, she fled for her life a...