Coming of Age

A list of contemporary coming of age films by women writer-directors about girls/young women.

  • U.S. Go Home
  • Clueless
  • Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl
  • The Virgin Suicides
  • The Day I Became a Woman
  • Fat Girl
  • Take Care of My Cat
  • Be My Star
  • Bend It Like Beckham
  • Innocence
  • The Holy Girl
  • Somersault
  • Eve and the Fire Horse
  • Water Lilies
  • Persepolis
  • Stella
  • 35 Shots of Rum
  • Bluebeard
  • Fish Tank
  • The Milk of Sorrow
  • Cracks
  • The Fish Child
  • Love Like Poison
  • The Sleeping Beauty
  • Attenberg
  • Buddha Mountain
  • Circumstance
  • Tomboy
  • Pariah
  • Corpo Celeste
  • Goodbye First Love
  • Turn Me On, Dammit!
  • Back to Stay
  • She Monkeys
  • Yelling To The Sky
  • Clip
  • Hemel
  • Lore
  • Electrick Children
  • Fill the Void
  • Ginger & Rosa
  • Wadjda
  • It Felt Like Love
  • In Bloom
  • Sepideh
  • Suzanne
  • Palo Alto
  • The Summer of Flying Fish
  • The Wonders
  • Girlhood
  • Misunderstood
  • Breathe
  • Princess
  • Flapping in the Middle of Nowhere
  • Once My Mother
  • Something Must Break
  • The Falling
  • The Summer of Sangaile
  • The Diary of a Teenage Girl
  • My Skinny Sister
  • Mustang
  • Young Sophie Bell
  • The Violators
  • Petting Zoo
  • The Fits
  • Blush
  • The Silences
  • Miss Impossible
  • Sami Blood
  • Little Wing
  • Sand Storm
  • The World of Us
  • The Edge of Seventeen
  • Girls Lost
  • Raw
  • Axolotl Overkill
  • Lady Bird
  • The Seen and Unseen
  • Summer 1993
  • Milla
  • Ava
  • Ava
  • Blue My Mind
  • Seventeen
  • Montparnasse Bienvenüe
  • A Colony
  • Carmen and Lola
  • Firecrackers
  • Girls' Encounter
  • House of Hummingbird
  • Leave No Trace
  • The Miseducation of Cameron Post
  • Rafiki
  • The Tale
  • The Third Wife
  • Too Late to Die Young
  • Hala
  • Take Me Somewhere Nice
  • Babyteeth
  • Land of Ashes