Directed by Women

Per request, a list of my favorite films directed or co-directed by women. Sorted by director last name, then chronological by release date. Limit 5 per director so as not to totally overwhelm the list with Agnès Varda films lol.

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  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles
  • The Meetings of Anna
  • Heart of a Dog
  • Fish Tank
  • Rocks in My Pockets
  • Point Break
  • Strange Days
  • An Angel at My Table
  • Top of the Lake
  • Women of the Resistance
  • The Night Porter
  • The Connection
  • The Virgin Suicides
  • Madeline's Madeline
  • No Fear, No Die
  • U.S. Go Home
  • Beau Travail
  • 35 Shots of Rum
  • Atlantics
  • Raw
  • The Watermelon Woman
  • Little Women
  • Clueless
  • A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
  • Enough Said
  • Werckmeister Harmonies
  • Boat People
  • A Simple Life
  • Private Life
  • Oxhide II
  • Cameraperson
  • The Babadook
  • Loving Vincent
  • Paris Is Burning
  • Wanda
  • City of God
  • The Milk of Sorrow
  • The Heartbreak Kid
  • Mikey and Nicky
  • Queen of Diamonds
  • Asparagus
  • Morvern Callar
  • You Were Never Really Here
  • Pariah
  • Old Joy
  • Wendy and Lucy
  • Meek's Cutoff
  • Certain Women
  • Persepolis
  • Hustlers
  • Tomboy
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • The Ascent
  • Shirkers
  • Titus
  • Cléo from 5 to 7
  • Daguerréotypes
  • One Sings, the Other Doesn't
  • Documenteur
  • Jane B. by Agnès V.
  • Speed Racer
  • Seven Beauties
  • The Rider
  • Nomadland
  • Desert Hearts