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SOTD was birthed out of a desire to privilege and amplify the strange and banal quality of daily life, to see what it can yield as an entrance to larger concerns, such as the environment, representation of motherhood, queer desire, the domestic as site of radicality.

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  • The Cabbage Fairy
  • At the Hypnotist's
  • Ballet libella
  • Bathing in a Stream
  • The Burglars

directed by women

films directed by women, in chronological order. always in progress.

  • A Ghost Story
  • Beyond Dreams
  • Song to Song
  • Good Time
  • The Florida Project

2017 (175+ Films)

year twenty-seventeen; 1 - 55 are highly recommended, and 139 - 176 are currently unranked.

  • Western
  • Streetscapes [Dialogue]
  • On the Beach at Night Alone
  • Ride Like Lightning, Crash Like Thunder
  • Jeannette: The Childhood of Joan of Arc

Top Twenty of 2017 (in progress)

I will be moving and shuffling this list as I see more (good) films from 2017. So let's have fun.