100 21st-Century Films by Women Directors

A feminist twist on those "Best of the 21st Century" lists---not necessarily the "best," my "favorites," or "Great Movies." Definitely not exhaustive. Just a tour of quality woman-directed 21st century cinema, based solely on my own experiences.

  • 35 Shots of Rum
  • A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
  • Abuse of Weakness
  • Across the Universe
  • After the Wedding
  • All This Panic
  • American Honey
  • American Promise
  • American Psycho
  • American Splendor
  • Approaching the Elephant
  • Art and Craft
  • Away from Her
  • Aya of Yop City
  • Blackfish
  • Blame It on Fidel!
  • Brave
  • Bright Star
  • Call Me Kuchu
  • Caramel
  • Carrie
  • Certain Women
  • Chained
  • Chris & Don: A Love Story
  • Citizenfour
  • City of Gold
  • Cloud Atlas
  • Cropsey
  • Detropia
  • Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me
  • Enough Said
  • Equity
  • Fat Girl
  • Frozen
  • Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem
  • Goodnight Mommy
  • Home
  • Honeymoon
  • Humpday
  • In Between Days
  • In a World...
  • It Felt Like Love
  • Kedi
  • Kung Fu Panda 2
  • Kung Fu Panda 3
  • Lost in Translation
  • Lovesong
  • Maidentrip
  • Manufactured Landscapes
  • Meek's Cutoff
  • Mustang
  • My Dog Tulip
  • Only the Young
  • Palo Alto
  • Persepolis
  • Pink Ribbons, Inc.
  • Polisse
  • Raw
  • Selma
  • Sherrybaby
  • Sita Sings the Blues
  • Stephanie Daley
  • Sugar
  • Sun Don't Shine
  • Sunshine Cleaning
  • Sweetgrass
  • Take This Waltz
  • Tales from the Organ Trade
  • The Act of Killing
  • The Babadook
  • The Beaches of Agnès
  • The Bling Ring
  • The Cats of Mirikitani
  • The Diary of a Teenage Girl
  • The Hurt Locker
  • The Illinois Parables
  • The Invitation
  • The Kids Are All Right
  • The Last Mistress
  • The Matrix Reloaded
  • The Matrix Revolutions
  • The Milk of Sorrow
  • The Namesake
  • The Prison in Twelve Landscapes
  • The Rape of Europa
  • The Reluctant Fundamentalist
  • The Turin Horse
  • The Wedding Plan
  • Toni Erdmann
  • Treeless Mountain
  • Trouble the Water
  • Turn Me On, Dammit!
  • Ukraine Is Not a Brothel
  • Waitress
  • We Need to Talk About Kevin
  • Wendy and Lucy
  • Winter's Bone
  • XXY
  • Your Sister's Sister
  • Zero Dark Thirty