30 Film Adaptations - #DirectedbyWomen

Here's a list of 30 films based on adaptations to help film lovers dive in to participate in the 7th annual #DirectedbyWomen Worldwide Film Viewing Party, which runs throughout the month of September. This global celebration is D-I-Y. You get to choose how you want to celebrate. Solo Celebrations, House Parties, Twitter Chats, Community Screenings, Festivals, Panels, etc. etc. etc. What would you like to do?

Criteria for participation in the #DirectedbyWomen Worldwide Film Viewing Party: Activities focus on films by women directors, respect intellectual property rights, and are celebratory in nature. #DirectedbyWomen is a mixed gender community open to EVERYONE who wants to explore, celebrate and enjoy films by women directors.

I can't wait to celebrate with you.


  • American Splendor
  • Beau Travail
  • Big Stone Gap
  • Bridget Jones's Diary
  • Certain Women
  • Christopher Strong
  • A Dry White Season
  • Empire of Silver
  • Household Saints
  • The Juniper Tree
  • Let the Sunshine In
  • Little Women
  • The Maldonado Miracle
  • Mansfield Park
  • Merrily We Go to Hell
  • Morvern Callar
  • Orlando
  • Our Kind of Traitor
  • The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio
  • Ripley's Game
  • Sugar Cane Alley
  • Tank Girl
  • The Tempest
  • Their Eyes Were Watching God
  • A Thousand Acres
  • White Lies
  • Winter's Bone
  • XXY
  • You Were Never Really Here
  • Zama