Melissa Silverstein: Films By and About Women

Source:  Women and Hollywood blog – Indiewire

Women Centric Films Currently Playing

  • In Bloom – Directed by Nana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Gross
  • August: Osage County
  • Saving Mr. Banks
  • The Punk Singer (doc) – directed by Sini Anderson
  • Frozen – co-directed and written by Jennifer Lee
  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
  • Philomena
  • The Book Thief
  • Running From Crazy (doc) – Directed by Barbara Kopple
  • Blue is the Warmest Color
  • Gravity
  • Enough Said – written and directed by Nicole Holofcener
  • After Tiller – (doc) Directed by Martha Shane and Lana Wilson
  • Wadjda – written and directed by Haifaa al Monsour
  • Blue Jasmine

Women Directed Films Currently Playing

  • Crash Reel (doc) – Lucy Walker
  • Black Nativity – Kasi Lemmons
  • American Promise (doc) – Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson 

Women Written Films Currently Playing

  • Before Midnight – Co-Written by Julie Delpy

Upcoming Films

  • Free Ride – written and directed by Shana Betz – January 14
  • Maidentrip (doc) – directed by Jillian  Schlesinger – January 17
  • Band of Sisters (doc)  – directed by Mary Fishman – January 17
  • Gimme Shelter – January 24
  • Somewhere Slow – January 31
  • Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil le Clercq (doc) – directed by Nancy Buirski – February 5
  • The Pretty One – directed by Jenée LaMarque -February 7
  • Vampire Academy- February 14
  • Child’s Pose – February 19
  • Elaine Stritch: Just Shoot Me – directed by Chiemi Karasawa- February 21
  • Grace of Monaco – March 14
  • Veronica Mars – March 14
  • Divergent – March 21
  • Under the Skin – April 4
  • Frankie and Alice – April 14
  • The Other Woman – April 25
  • Belle – directed by Amma Asante – May 2
  • Ida- May 2
  • Maleficent – written by Linda Woolverton – May 30
  • Tammy – directed by Melissa McCarthy – July 2
  • Lucy – August 8
  • Jane Got a Gun – August 29
  • Gone Girl – October 3
  • Blackbird- written and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood – November 14
  • Mockingjay Part 1 – November 21
  • Annie – written by Emma Thompson – December 19

2015

  • Fifty Shades of Grey – Directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson – February 14

2016

  • Finding Dory – June 17

Upcoming Women Directed

  • Run & Jump – directed by Steph Green – January 24
  • Endless Love – Shana Feste – February 14
  • The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden (doc) – directed by Dayna Goldfine and Dan Geller – April 4
  • Palo Alto – Gia Coppola – spring
  • Jupiter Ascending – co-directed by Lana Wachowski – July 18
  • McFarland – Niki Caro – November 21
  • Unbroken – Angelina Jolie – December 25

Women Centric – No Release Date 

  • Brightest Star
  • Dark Places
  • Decoding Annie Parker
  • Edem – directed by Mia Hansen-Love
  • It Felt Like Love- directed by Eliza Hittman
  • Laggies – directed by Lynn Shelton
  • Madame Bovary – directed by Sophie Barthes
  • Miss Julie – directed by Liv Ullmann
  • Miss Meadows – written and directed by Karen Leigh Hopkins
  • Queen on the Desert
  • Wild

Women Directed – No Release Date

  • Posh- Lone Sherfig
  • Serena – Susanne Bier
  • The Voices – Marjane Satrapi

Future Women Directed

  • 6 Figures – Barbara Stepansky
  • A Fall From Grace – Jennifer Lynch
  • A Ghost Story – Jordan Scott
  • A Reliable Wife – Sam Taylor-Johnson
  • A Second Chance – Susanne Bier
  • A Virgin Mary – Beth Schacter
  • Addicted – Rosemary Rodriguez
  • Alias Grace – Sarah Polley
  • All Quiet on the Western Front – Mimi Leder
  • The Archivist- Robin Wright, written by Ann Cherkis
  • The Bengali Detective – Mira Nair
  • Bombay Dreams – Deepa Mehta, written by Sabrina Dhawan
  • The End – Drew Barrymore
  • Every Secret Thing – Amy Berg, written by Nicole Holofcener
  • The Fugees – Audrey Wells
  • Heist Society – Drew Barrymore
  • How to Be Single – Drew Barrymore
  • Human Resources – Courtney Hunt
  • Late Bloomers – Julie Gavras
  • Legacy – Thea Sharrock
  • Marburg – Isabel Coixet
  • Martian Time Slip – Dee Rees
  • My Life in Orange – Lone Scherfig
  • Pictures at a Revolution- Marina Zenovich (doc)
  • Rapt- Susanne Bier
  • The Ride – Helen Hunt
  • The Rut- Karyn Kusama
  • Sammy – written by Delia Ephron and directed by Cherie Nowland
  • Selma – Ava DuVernay
  • The Serious Game – Lone Scherfig
  • Strangerland- Kim Farrant
  • The Trials of Cate McCall – written and directed by Karen Moncrieff
  • Vivaldi – Patricia Riggen
  • The Boom Boom Room- Lian Lunson
  • The Fight Before Christmas – Anne Fletcher
  • Telling of the Shoes – written and to be directed by Amanda Goodwin
  • Then We Came to The End- Lynn Shelton
  • Unforgiving World – written by Nicole Holofcener, directed by Nanette Burstein
  • The Voices — Marjane Satrapi
  • The Walls – Kimberly Peirce
  • What’s the Point – Lake Bell

Future Films By and About Women

  • 33 Liberty Lane
  • A Place of Only Sky – Miranda Richardson
  • A Tale of Love and Darkness – starring and directed by Natalie Portman
  • A Thousand Guns – Vera Farmiga
  • A Quiet Passion – Cynthia Nixon
  • The Age of Adaline – Katherine Heigl
  • Au Pairs – written by Alexa Junge
  • A Woman of No Importance
  • Alive & Kicking – produced by Mia Hamm
  • Baby Maker – Olivia Munn
  • The Beautiful and the Damned – starring Keira Knightley
  • Beautiful Girl
  • Beautiful Ruins
  • Before I Fall – written by Maria Maggenti
  • The Bell Jar – Julia Stiles
  • Best Buds – Natalie Portman
  • Bitch Posse – directed by Catherine Hardwicke
  • Bobbie Sue – starring Cameron Diaz
  • Business Trip – written by Stacey Harman
  • Callas
  • Cantinflas – written and directed by Gabriela Tagliavini
  • Captured – Isabelle Huppert
  • Carrie Pilby – Directed by Susan Johnson
  • Cassandra at the Wedding – written by Michelle Lipton
  • Castro’s Daughter
  • Class Act – Halle Berry
  • Clown Girl – written by Kristen Wiig
  • The Danish Girl – Nicole Kidman
  • Daughter of the Queen of Sheeba
  • Deadlocked- Helen Mirren
  • Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World
  • Dreams of a Dying Heart- Hilary Swank
  • Duchess
  • Earthbound – directed by Nicole Kassell
  • Elena’s Serenade – written by Sarah Wayne Callies
  • Emily the Strange – Chloe Moretz
  • Enchanted 2 – directed by Anne Fletcher, written by Jessie Nelson
  • The Engagements
  • Even Silence Has an End: My Six Years of Captivity in the Colombian Jungle
  • Factory Girls
  • Face Value – Rachel Weisz
  • Final Girl – Abigial Breslin
  • Five Men Who Broke My Heart – adapted by Nicola Kraus and Emma McLaughlin
  • Florence of Arabia – Charlize Theron
  • Forest- Ellen Page – directed by Patricia Rozema
  • Four Saints
  • Freeheld- Ellen Page
  • French Women Don’t Get Fat
  • From the Rough – Taraji P. Henson
  • The Fury- written by Abi Morgan – directed by Sarah Gavron
  • The Girl Who Conned the Ivy League- written by Lorene Scafaria
  • Girl Soldier – Uma Thurman
  • Girls Like Us
  • Girls Just Want to Have Fun
  • Girls Night Out- Dakota Fanning
  • Golden Gate
  • Goodnight Moon
  • The Goree Girls – Jennifer Aniston
  • The Grandmother – directed by Anne Fontaine
  • Heaven & Earth – directed by Marleen Gorris
  • Heroine
  • The Hive
  • Honey Pot
  • How to Get Divorced by 30 – written by Sascha Rothchild
  • If I Stay
  • In a Strange City
  • Invasion of Privacy
  • The Invisible X – directed by Karyn Kusama, Rachel Weisz
  • Is He The One- directed by Elizabeth Allen
  • Isabella Blow biopic
  • Juliet
  • The Keeping Room – written by Julia Hart
  • The Kid Table
  • The Lady Who Went Too Far
  • Life After Life
  • Life Coach- Isla Fisher
  • Little Bee- Nicole Kidman
  • Little Women – written by Olivia Milch
  • Lost in Austen
  • The Low Self Esteem of Lizzy Gillespie – written by Mindy Kaling
  • Luna – Rachel Weisz
  • Lunch Lady – Amy Poehler
  • Madame Bovary – directed by Sophie Barthes and written by Rose Barrenche- filming
  • Malala Yousafzai
  • Mame- Tilda Swinton
  • Mean Moms – Directed by Beth McCarthy Miller
  • Ms. Faux Pas
  • Muktar Mai biopic (doc)
  • Mulan – Zhang Ziyi
  • My Ex-Boyfriend Wrote a Book About Me – written by Hilary Winston
  • My Fair Lady – Keira Knightley, written by Emma Thompson
  • My Mother The Cheerleader – Julia Roberts
  • My Name is Jody Williams
  • My Stroke of Insight
  • My Ten Best Days – Amy Adams
  • The No Game – Shohreh Aghdashloo and Marcia Gay Harden, directed by Sherry Hormann
  • Object of Beauty – Amy Adams
  • On Chesil Beach
  • The Other Woman
  • Our Wild Life – Nicole Kidman
  • Peggy Lee Biopic – Reese Witherspoon
  • Pharm Girl – Reese Witherspoon
  • The Pioneer Woman
  • The Poisoners – Emily Watson, Anna Friel, Lena Headey
  • Preacher’s Daughter – written and directed by Michelle Mower
  • Pride and Prejudice and the Zombies – Natalie Portman
  • Private Benjamin – Anna Faris
  • Pumas – Jennifer Aniston
  • Pure Life- Vera Farmiga and Elle Fanning written by Melora Donoghue
  • Queen Kristina – Sarah Polley, directed by Mika Kaurismaki
  • Rodham
  • Rule #1 – directed by Courtney Hunt
  • Satisfaction – Sharon Stone, Carice Van Houten, directed by Anya Camilleri
  • Scarpetta Franchise
  • The Seagull – Kristin Scott Thomas, Carey Mulligan
  • The Secret Scripture
  • See You in Valhalla – Sarah Hylans
  • The Shaggs- directed by Katherine Dieckmann
  • The Signs of Living – Rosanna Arquette – directed by Gail Harvey
  • Silent Spring of Rachel Carson
  • Shoe Addicts Anonymous – Halle Berry – written by Kristen Buckley & Brian Regan
  • Smash
  • The Solitude of Prime Numbers – Isabella Rossellini
  • Someday My Price Will Come – Isla Fisher, written by Audrey Wells
  • Still of the Night – Michelle Monaghan, Susan Sarandon
  • Sweet Baby Jesus – Bette Midler
  • Sweet Lorraine- Tatum O’Neal
  • Swindle – Megan Fox and Zoe Saldana
  • Susan Cooper – Melissa McCarthy
  • Testament of Youth
  • Three Days in Dublin – directed by Beth Lauren
  • The Time of Their Lives
  • Tink- Elizabeth Banks
  • The Trials of Cate McCullough – Kate Beckinsale, directed by Karen Moncrieff
  • Tomb Raider – written by Marti Noxon
  • Train Wreck – written by Amy Schumer
  • Trevi
  • Under the Bridge
  • The Undomestic Goddess – written by Aline Brosh McKenna
  • Untitled Anita Linblom biopic – directed by Catherine Hardwicke
  • Untitled Female Road comedy – written by Annie Mumolo
  • Untitled film about female War Correspondents – Shonda Rhimes
  • Untitled Louise Thaden Aviation Film
  • Untitled Miranda Cosgrove – written by Emma Forrest
  • Up and Running: The Jami Goldman Story – written by Jami Goldman and Andrea Cagan
  • Voice from the Stone
  • Wait Till Helen Comes – directed by Jennifer Love Hewitt
  • Wake- Miley Cyrus
  • Wicked Lovely – written by Caroline Thompson and directed by Mary Harron
  • What Alice Forgot – written by Katherine Fugate
  • When You Reach Me
  • Who is Doris Payne? – Halle Berry
  • Wild Oats – written by Claudia Myers
  • Words
  • Your Voice in my Head – directed by Francesca Gregorini
  • You’re Not You – Hilary Swank, Emmy Rossum

 Future Films Written By Women

  • Anubis – Jane Goldman
  • Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares – Lena Dunham
  • Indiscretion – Caroline Case
  • Hunting Eichmann – Ann Peacock
  • The Day I Turned Uncool – Wendy Molyneux and Lizzie Molyneu
  • The 5th Wave – Susannah Grant
  • Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus – Harry Elfont and Deborah Kaplan
  • Posh- Laura Wade
  • Rochester – Aline Brosh McKenna
  • Rust: Visitor in the Field – Aline Brosh McKenna
  • Straight Outta Compton – Andrea Berloff
  • Tusk, Tusk- Polly Stenham
  • Unscrupulous – Barbara Turner
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