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Coming of Age Films Directed by Women that aren't Edge of 17, Lady Bird, or Booksmart

....and they're all better than them, too (imo!). Not only that: they star women characters from varying backgrounds and socioeconomic classes--they don't just focus on upper middle class white girls.

  • Wadjda
  • Mustang
  • The Fits
  • Fat Girl
  • Fish Tank
  • Pariah
  • Eve's Bayou
  • Raw
  • Girlhood
  • Songs My Brothers Taught Me
  • Breathe
  • American Honey
  • Persepolis