20 Favorite Feminist Films

My favorite movies that are either ones "aimed at establishing and defending equal political, economic, and social rights and equal opportunities for women", or just great films that are intelligently committed to showing how incredibly difficult it is to be female. I would've included something by Ottinger, but there were no icons available for any of her films. I hate that.
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1.
Stage Door (1937)
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A boardinghouse full of aspiring actresses and their ambitions, dreams and disappointments. (92 mins.)
Director: Gregory LaCava
 
2.
Now, Voyager (1942)
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A Boston spinster blossoms under therapy and finds an impossible romance. (117 mins.)
Director: Irving Rapper
 
3.
Daisy Kenyon (1947)
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Commercial artist Daisy Kenyon is involved with married lawyer Dan O'Mara, and hopes someday to marry him... (99 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
4.
The Life of Oharu (1952)
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Follows a woman's fight and survival amid the vicissitudes of life and the cruelty of the society. (148 mins.)
Director: Kenji Mizoguchi
 
5.
Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962)
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Cleo, a singer and hypochondriac, becomes increasingly worried that she might have cancer while awaiting test results from her doctor. (90 mins.)
Director: Agnès Varda
 
6.
Wings (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A fascinating and human portrayal of a once-famous fighter pilot and loyal Stalinist named Nadezhda Petrovna... (85 mins.)
Director: Larisa Shepitko
 
7.
Wanda (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In the coal mining region of Pennsylvania, Wanda Goronski is constantly drinking to shut out the problems in her life... (102 mins.)
Director: Barbara Loden
 
8.
Jeanne Dielman, 23 Commerce Quay, 1080 Brussels (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A lonely widowed housewife does her daily chores, takes care of her apartment where she lives with her teenage son, and turns the occasional trick to make ends meet. However, something happens that changes her safe routine. (201 mins.)
 
9.
Adoption (1975)
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Single factory worker Kata, 43, wants to have a child with her long-time secret lover, a married man called Joska... (89 mins.)
 
10.
My Brilliant Career (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Sybylla Melvyn is an independent young woman who soon after arriving to live with her Grandmother Bossier... (100 mins.)
 
11.
Sisters, or The Balance of Happiness (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Sisters Maria and Anna live together. Maria is a most proficient executive secretary, encouraging Anna to finish her studies and start a career... (95 mins.)
 
12.
A Question of Silence (1982)
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Three women, all strangers to each other, meet in a dress boutique. One of the three is approached by... (92 mins.)
Director: Marleen Gorris
 
13.
Born in Flames (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Set ten years after the most peaceful revolution in United States history, a revolution in which a socialist government gains power... (80 mins.)
Director: Lizzie Borden
 
14.
2 Friends (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Two girls, at 15; Louise, in a prestigious girls' high school, and Kelly, who was admitted but forbidden by her father to attend... (76 mins.)
Director: Jane Campion
 
15.
All About My Mother (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Young Esteban wants to become a writer and also to discover the identity of his father, carefully concealed by his mother Manuela. (101 mins.)
 
16.
The Circle (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Various women struggle to function in the oppressively sexist society of contemporary Iran. (90 mins.)
Director: Jafar Panahi
 
17.
Two Women (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A sensation when released in 1999 in Iran, Two Women charts the lives of two promising architecture... (96 mins.)
Director: Tahmineh Milani
 
18.
Fat Girl (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Two sisters confront their sexual attitudes and experiences while on a family holiday. (83 mins.)
 
19.
At Five in the Afternoon (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In a post-Taliban Afghanistan a young woman (Agheleh Rezaie) attends school against her conservative father's will, hoping to learn more about democracy to fulfill her dream of being the country's next president. (105 mins.)
 
20.
Moolaadé (2004)
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When a woman shelters a group of girls from suffering female genital mutilation, she starts a conflict that tears her village apart. (124 mins.)
Director: Ousmane Sembene