CineWomen index

Directors

Chantal Akerman: Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975)
Maite Alberdi: The Mole Agent (2020)
Sophia Nahli Allison: A Love Song for Latasha (2019)
Haifaa al-Mansour: The Perfect Candidate (2019), Wadjda (2012)
Kaouther Ben Hania: The Man Who Sold His Skin (2020)
Garrett Bradley: Time (2020)
Janicza Bravo: Zola (2020)
Patricia Cardoso: Real Women Have Curves (2002)
Niki Caro: Mulan (2020), Whale Rider (2002)
Věra Chytilová: Daisies (1966)
Sara Colangelo: Worth (2021), Little Accidents (2014)
Sofia Coppla: Lost in Translation (2003), On the Rocks (2020)
Nia DaCosta: Candyman (2021), Little Woods (2018)
Julie Dash: Daughters of the Dust (1991), Illusions (1982)
Claire Denis: Beau Travail (1999), Both Sides of the Blade (2022)
Lena Dunham: Sharp Stick (2018), Tiny Furniture (2010)
Cheryl Dunye: The Watermelon Woman (1996)
Heidi Ewing: I Carry You With Me (2020), Jesus Camp (2006)
Mona Fastvold: The World to Come (2020)
Emerald Fennell: Promising Young Woman (2020)
Rachel Grady: Jesus Camp (2006)
Pamela B. Green: Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché (2018)
Alice Guy-Blaché: Gaumont Treasures 1897–1907, Part 1
Sian Heder: CODA (2021)
Eliza Hittman: Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020)
Patty Jenkins: Monster (2003), Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
Shalini Kantayya: Coded Bias (2020)
Sonia Kennebeck: Enemies of the State (2020)
Regina King: One Night in Miami (2020)
Mélanie Laurent: The Mad Women’s Ball (2021)
Kasi Lemmons: Eve’s Bayou (1997)
Elvira Lind: The Letter Room (2020)
Phyllida Lloyd: Herself (2020), Mamma Mia! (2008)
Elizabeth Lo: Stray (2020)
Lucrecia Martel: La Ciénaga (2001)
Nathalie Álvarez Mesén: Clara Sola (2021)
Natalie Morales: Plan B (2021)
Ekwa Msangi: Farewell Amor (2020)
Farah Nabulsi: The Present (2020)
Mira Nair: Monsoon Wedding (2001)
Olivia Newman: First Match (2018), Where the Crawdads Sing (2022)
Akosua Adoma Owusu: short films (2005–2019)
Amy Poehler: Moxie (2021)
Dawn Porter: John Lewis: Good Trouble (2020)
Dee Rees: Pariah (2011)
Halina Reijn: Bodies Bodies Bodies (2022)
Madeline Sharafian: Burrow (2020)
Cate Shortland: Black Widow (2021), Lore (2012)
Veena Sud: The Lie (2020)
Liesl Tommy: Respect (2021)
Alice Winocour: Augustine (2012), Proxima (2019)
Cathy Yan: Dead Pigs (2018)
Jasmila Zbanic: Quo Vadis, Aida? (2020)
Chloé Zhao: Nomadland (2020), Songs My Brother Taught Me (2015)

Films

Augustine (2012), directed by Alice Winocour
Beau Travail (1999), directed by Claire Denis
Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché (2018), directed by Pamela B. Green
Black Widow (2021), directed by Cate Shortland
Bodies Bodies Bodies (2022), directed by Halina Reijn
Both Sides of the Blade (2022), directed by Claire Denis
Burrow (2020), directed by Madeline Sharafian
Candyman (2021), directed by Nia DaCosta
La Ciénaga (2001), directed by Lucrecia Martel
Clara Sola (2021), directed by Nathalie Álvarez Mesén
CODA (2021), directed by Sian Heder
Coded Bias (2020), directed by Shalini Kantayya
Daisies (1966), direcgted by Věra Chytilová
Daughters of the Dust (1991), directed by Julie Dash
Dead Pigs (2018), directed by Cathy Yan
Enemies of the State (2020), directed by Sonia Kennebeck
Eve’s Bayou (1997), directed by Kasi Lemmons
Farewell Amor (2020), directed by Ekwa Msangi
First Match (2018), directed by Olivia Newman
Gaumont Treasures 1897–1907, Part 1, directed by Alice Guy-Blaché
Herself (2020), directed by Phyllida Lloyd
I Carry You With Me (2020) by Heidi Ewing
Illusions (1982), directed by Julie Dash
Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975), directed by Chantal Akerman
Jesus Camp (2006) by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady
John Lewis: Good Trouble (2020), directed by Dawn Porter
The Letter Room (2020), directed by Elvira Lind
The Lie (2020), directed by Veena Sud
Little Accidents (2014), directed by Sara Colangelo
Little Woods (2018), directed by Nia DaCosta
Lore (2012), directed by Cate Shortland
Lost in Translation (2003), directed by Sofia Coppla
A Love Song for Latasha (2019), directed by Sophia Nahli Allison
The Mad Women’s Ball (2021), directed by Mélanie Laurent
Mamma Mia! (2008), directed by Phillida Lloyd
The Man Who Sold His Skin (2020), directed by Kaouther Ben Hania
The Mole Agent (2020), directed by Maite Alberdi
Monsoon Wedding (2001), directed by Mira Nair
Monster (2003), directed by Patty Jenkins
Moxie (2021), directed by Amy Poehler
Mulan (2020), directed by Niki Caro
Nomadland (2020), directed by Chloé Zhao
Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020), directed by Eliza Hittman
One Night in Miami (2020), directed by Regina King
On the Rocks (2020), directed by Sofia Coppla
Pariah (2011) by Dee Rees
The Perfect Candidate (2019), directed by Haifaa al-Mansour
Plan B (2021), directed by Natalie Morales
The Present (2020), directed by Farah Nabulsi
Promising Young Woman (2020), directed by Emerald Fennell
Proxima (2019), directed by Alice Winocour
Quo Vadis, Aida? (2020), directed by Jasmila Zbanic
Real Women Have Curves (2002), directed by Patricia Cardoso
Respect (2021), directed by Liesl Tommy
Sharp Stick (2018), directed by Lena Dunham
Short films by Akosua Adoma Owusu (2005–2019), directed by Akosua Adoma Owusu
Songs My Brother Taught Me (2015), directed by Chloé Zhao
Stray (2020), directed by Elizabeth Lo
Time (2020), directed by Garrett Bradley
Tiny Furniture (2010), directed by Lena Dunham
Wadjda (2012), directed by Haifaa al-Mansour
The Watermelon Woman (1996), directed by Cheryl Dunye
Whale Rider (2002), directed by Niki Caro
Where the Crawdads Sing (2022), directed by Olivia Newman
Wonder Woman 1984 (2020), directed by Patty Jenkins
The World to Come (2020), directed by Mona Fastvold
Worth (2021), directed by Sara Colangelo
Zola (2020), directed by Janicza Bravo

New

Black Widow (2021), directed by Cate Shortland
Bodies Bodies Bodies (2022), directed by Halina Reijn
Both Sides of the Blade (2022), directed by Claire Denis
Burrow (2020), directed by Madeline Sharafian
Candyman (2021), directed by Nia DaCosta
Clara Sola (2021), directed by Nathalie Álvarez Mesén
CODA (2021), directed by Sian Heder
Coded Bias (2020), directed by Shalini Kantayya
Dead Pigs (2018), directed by Cathy Yan
Enemies of the State (2020), directed by Sonia Kennebeck
Farewell Amor (2020), directed by Ekwa Msangi
Herself (2020), directed by Phyllida Lloyd
I Carry You With Me (2020) by Heidi Ewing
John Lewis: Good Trouble (2020), directed by Dawn Porter
The Letter Room (2020), directed by Elvira Lind
The Lie (2020), directed by Veena Sud
A Love Song for Latasha (2019), directed by Sophia Nahli Allison
The Mad Women’s Ball (2021), directed by Mélanie Laurent
The Man Who Sold His Skin (2020), directed by Kaouther Ben Hania
The Mole Agent (2020), directed by Maite Alberdi
Moxie (2021), directed by Amy Poehler
Mulan (2020), directed by Niki Caro
Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020), directed by Eliza Hittman
Nomadland (2020), directed by Chloé Zhao
One Night in Miami (2020), directed by Regina King
On the Rocks (2020), directed by Sofia Coppla
The Perfect Candidate (2019), directed by Haifaa al-Mansour
Plan B (2021), directed by Natalie Morales
The Present (2020), directed by Farah Nabulsi
Promising Young Woman (2020), directed by Emerald Fennell
Proxima (2019), directed by Alice Winocour
Quo Vadis, Aida? (2020), directed by Jasmila Zbanic
Respect (2021), directed by Liesl Tommy
Sharp Stick (2018), directed by Lena Dunham
Stray (2020), directed by Elizabeth Lo
Time (2020), directed by Garrett Bradley
Where the Crawdads Sing (2022), directed by Olivia Newman
Wonder Woman 1984 (2020), directed by Patty Jenkins
The World to Come (2020) by Mona Fastvold
Worth (2021) by Sara Colangelo
Zola (2020) by Janicza Bravo

Classic

Augustine (2012), directed by Alice Winocour
Beau Travail (1999), directed by Claire Denis
Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché (2018), directed by Pamela B. Green
La Ciénaga (2001), directed by Lucrecia Martel
Daisies (1966), direcgted by Věra Chytilová
Daughters of the Dust (1991), directed by Julie Dash
Eve’s Bayou (1997), directed by Kasi Lemmons
First Match (2018), directed by Olivia Newman
Gaumont Treasures 1897–1907, Part 1, directed by Alice Guy-Blaché
Illusions (1982), directed by Julie Dash
Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975), directed by Chantal Akerman
Jesus Camp (2006) by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady
Little Accidents (2014), directed by Sara Colangelo
Little Woods (2018), directed by Nia DaCosta
Lore (2012), directed by Cate Shortland
Lost in Translation (2003), directed by Sofia Coppola
Mamma Mia! (2008), directed by Phillida Lloyd
Monsoon Wedding (2001), directed by Mira Nair
Monster (2003), directed by Patty Jenkins
Pariah (2011) by Dee Rees
Real Women Have Curves (2002), directed by Patricia Cardoso
Short films by Akosua Adoma Owusu (2005–2019), directed by Akosua Adoma Owusu
Songs My Brother Taught Me (2015), directed by Chloé Zhao
Tiny Furniture (2010), directed by Lena Dunham
Wadjda (2012), directed by Haifaa al-Mansour
The Watermelon Woman (1996), directed by Cheryl Dunye
Whale Rider (2002), directed by Niki Caro

Animation

Burrow (2020), directed by Madeline Sharafian

Documentary

Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché (2018), directed by Pamela B. Green
Coded Bias (2020), directed by Shalini Kantayya
Enemies of the State (2020), directed by Sonia Kennebeck
I Carry You With Me (2020) by Heidi Ewing
Jesus Camp (2006) by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady
John Lewis: Good Trouble (2020), directed by Dawn Porter
A Love Song for Latasha (2019), directed by Sophia Nahli Allison
The Mole Agent (2020), directed by Maite Alberdi
Short films by Akosua Adoma Owusu (2005–2019), directed by Akosua Adoma Owusu
Stray (2020), directed by Elizabeth Lo
Time (2020), directed by Garrett Bradley

International

Augustine (2012), directed by Alice Winocour
Both Sides of the Blade (2022), directed by Claire Denis
Beau Travail (1999), directed by Claire Denis
La Ciénaga (2001), directed by Lucrecia Martel
Clara Sola (2021), directed by Nathalie Álvarez Mesén
Daisies (1966), direcgted by Věra Chytilová
Dead Pigs (2018), directed by Cathy Yan
Gaumont Treasures 1897–1907, Part 1, directed by Alice Guy-Blaché
Herself (2020), directed by Phyllida Lloyd
I Carry You With Me (2020) by Heidi Ewing
Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975), directed by Chantal Akerman
Lore (2012), directed by Cate Shortland
The Mad Women’s Ball (2021), directed by Mélanie Laurent
The Man Who Sold His Skin (2020), directed by Kaouther Ben Hania
The Mole Agent (2020), directed by Maite Alberdi
Monsoon Wedding (2001), directed by Mira Nair
The Perfect Candidate (2019), directed by Haifaa al-Mansour
Proxima (2019), directed by Alice Winocour
Quo Vadis, Aida? (2020), directed by Jasmila Zbanic
Short films by Akosua Adoma Owusu (2005–2019), directed by Akosua Adoma Owusu
Wadjda (2012), directed by Haifaa al-Mansour
Whale Rider (2002), directed by Niki Caro

Shorts

Burrow (2020), directed by Madeline Sharafian
The Letter Room (2020), directed by Elvira Lind
A Love Song for Latasha (2019), directed by Sophia Nahli Allison
The Present (2020), directed by Farah Nabulsi
Short films by Akosua Adoma Owusu (2005–2019), directed by Akosua Adoma Owusu

Women of Color

Candyman (2021), directed by Nia DaCosta
Clara Sola (2021), directed by Nathalie Álvarez Mesén
Coded Bias (2020), directed by Shalini Kantayya
Daughters of the Dust (1991), directed by Julie Dash
Dead Pigs (2018), directed by Cathy Yan
Enemies of the State (2020), directed by Sonia Kennebeck
Eve’s Bayou (1997), directed by Kasi Lemmons
Farewell Amor (2020), directed by Ekwa Msangi
Illusions (1982), directed by Julie Dash
John Lewis: Good Trouble (2020), directed by Dawn Porter
The Lie (2020), directed by Veena Sud
Little Woods (2018), directed by Nia DaCosta
A Love Song for Latasha (2019), directed by Sophia Nahli Allison
The Man Who Sold His Skin (2020), directed by Kaouther Ben Hania
Monsoon Wedding (2001), directed by Mira Nair
Nomadland (2020), directed by Chloé Zhao
One Night in Miami (2020), directed by Regina King
Pariah (2011) by Dee Rees
The Perfect Candidate (2019), directed by Haifaa al-Mansour
Plan B (2021), directed by Natalie Morales
The Present (2020), directed by Farah Nabulsi
Real Women Have Curves (2002), directed by Patricia Cardoso
Respect (2021), directed by Liesl Tommy
Short films by Akosua Adoma Owusu (2005–2019), directed by Akosua Adoma Owusu
Songs My Brother Taught Me (2015), directed by Chloé Zhao
Stray (2020), directed by Elizabeth Lo
Time (2020), directed by Garrett Bradley
Wadjda (2012), directed by Haifaa al-Mansour
The Watermelon Woman (1996), directed by Cheryl Dunye
Zola (2020) by Janicza Bravo

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Annlee Ellingson

Annlee Ellingson

Writer. Reader. Film critic. Moviegoer. Traveler. Hiker. Cook. Besotted aunt to Logan, Titus, and Bodhi. Based in Los Angeles. Socials: @annleee (she/her/hers)