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10 Movies Directed by Women You Should Watch

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“What we see in movies matters: it affects our hobbies, our career choices, our emotions and even our identities. Right now, we don’t see enough women on the screen or behind the camera — but waiting for Hollywood to grow a conscience isn’t going to fix the problem”, says Naomi McDougall Jones.

Image from Naomi McDougall Jones blog

1 — Elena — by Petra Costa

2 — Abuse of weakness — by Catherine Breillat

3 — The heart of a dog — by Laurie Anderson

4 — An angel at my table — by Jane Campion

5 — Fat girl — by Catherine Breillat

6 — Lady Bird — by Greta Gerwig

Currently in my watch list:

Olmo & the Seagull — by Lea Glob and Petra Costa

Imagine I’m Beautiful — by Meredith Edwards

Cleo from 5 to 7 — by Agnès Varda

Je, tu, il elle — by Chantal Akerman

Lost in Translation — by Sofia Coppola

Mississippi Masala — by Mira Nair

Boys Don’t Cry — by Kimberly Peirce

Enough Said — by Nicole Holofcener

Girlhood — by Céline Sciamma

How about you? Share your favorite movie direct by women with me!

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Product Management & Global Partnerships | Host @ Latinx in Power Podcast | Book Co-Author @ Mulheres de Produto