#52FilmsByWomen

Will you watch a film a week by a woman for one year? Say YES, and join our #52FilmsByWomen movement! It is super easy: make the commitment, watch the film and post about it on Facebook or Twitter. You can curate a list on GoWatchIt, or pull from one of the many lists of films by female writers and directors.

In our latest round of research, Exploring the Careers of Female Filmmakers: Phase III, we found that one of the barriers for female directors is a perceived scarcity of talent pool and experience. Many of those surveyed couldn’t name a female director. Can you believe that? There are over one thousand female directors on The Director List, 1300 female directors…

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  • I've Heard the Mermaids Singing
  • Suffragette
  • Middle of Nowhere
  • Girlfriends
  • The Night Porter
  • Walking and Talking
  • Mustang
  • Pariah
  • Fish Tank
  • Sleeping with Other People
  • Fifty Shades of Grey
  • Carol
  • Obvious Child
  • Afternoon Delight
  • Love Between the Covers
  • Room
  • Songs My Brothers Taught Me
  • Drylongso
  • Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl
  • Tiny Furniture
  • Variety
  • Born in Flames
  • Bound
  • Meshes of the Afternoon
  • The Lion’s Mouth Opens
  • Cut Piece
  • Everybody Knows...Elizabeth Murray
  • Children of the Mountain
  • AWOL
  • Lemonade
  • Chemical Cut
  • Girlfight
  • Rape
  • The Babadook
  • The Fits
  • Daughters of the Dust
  • For Color Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When The Rainbow Is Enuf
  • Hooligan Sparrow
  • Pumzi
  • Semiotics of the Kitchen
  • Posthumous
  • Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey
  • American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs
  • Miss Stevens
  • White Girl
  • An Education
  • Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
  • Enough Said
  • Queen of Katwe
  • Lovely & Amazing
  • The Uncondemned
  • Girlhood