With Women Make Movies (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
2. Radium Girls (2018)
102 min | Drama, History
In the 1920s a group of factory workers advocate for safer work conditions after some of their colleagues become ill from radium exposure.
4. The Watermelon Woman (1996)
Unrated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young black lesbian filmmaker probes into the life of The Watermelon Woman, a 1930s black actress who played 'mammy' archetypes.
6. Inside Her Sex (2014)
R | 68 min | Documentary
This film is a thought-provoking documentary that explores female sexuality and shame through the eyes an experiences of three women from different walks of life, each brave enough to chart... See full summary »
7. Sister Aimee (2019)
Not Rated | 87 min | Biography
In 1926 America's most famous evangelist is a woman. And she's looking for a way out. Fed up with her own success, she gets swept up in her lover's daydreams about Mexico and finds herself ... See full summary »
11. Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel (2011)
PG-13 | 86 min | Documentary, Biography
A look at the life and work of the influential fashion editor of Harpers Bazaar, Diana Vreeland.
Votes: 1,442 | Gross: $1.00M
85 min | Documentary
Ten women, most of them in Vancouver or Toronto, talk about being lesbian in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s: discovering the pulp fiction of the day about women in love, their own first ... See full summary »
13. What My Mother Told Me (1995)
57 min | Drama
Exquisitely beautiful and profoundly moving, What My Mother Told Me is a dramatic journey towards self discovery. The story focuses on Jesse, a young woman from England, who goes to ... See full summary »
15. The Blonds (2003)
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary
Los rubios focuses on the directors search for her dissappeared parents. Is it possible to get to the truth or they are only fictions, imaginary characters from everyone who rememebers them?
16. Gideon's Army (2013)
Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary
Follows three young, committed Public Defenders who are dedicated to working for the people society would rather forget. Long hours, low pay and staggering caseloads are so common that even the most committed often give up.
Director: Dawn Porter
20. Love Between the Covers (2015)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, History, Romance
In LOVE BETWEEN THE COVERS Emmy Award Winning director Laurie Kahn turns her insightful eye towards another American pop culture phenomenon: the romance industry.
21. Sonita (2015)
90 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
After her family attempts to sell her into marriage, a young Afghan refugee in Iran channels her frustrations and seizes her destiny through music. Grabbing the mic, she spits fiery rhymes in the face of oppressive traditions.
22. Sink or Swim (1990)
Not Rated | 48 min | Documentary
Through a series of twenty six short stories, a girl describes the childhood events that shaped her ideas about fatherhood, family relations, work and play. As the stories unfold, a dual ... See full summary »
23. Flag Wars (2003)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary
"Flag Wars" is a cinema verite documentary that follows the conflicts that arise when gay white professionals move into a black working-class neighborhood. Filmed over a four years in ... See full summary »
24. Rough Aunties (2008)
Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary
Fearless, feisty and resolute, the "Rough Aunties" are a remarkable group of women unwavering in their stand to protect and care for the abused, neglected and forgotten children of Durban, ... See full summary »
27. Surname Viet Given Name Nam (1989)
108 min | Documentary, History, Romance
Trinh T. Minh-ha combines archival footage, text, and interviews to paint portraits of Vietnamese women past and present. She explores the fiction of documentary and the truth of subjective experience and all their inherent contradictions.
Director: T. Minh-ha Trinh
29. Joan of Arc of Mongolia (1989)
165 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of cosmopolitan women passengers aboard the Trans-Siberian/Mongolian Railway are taken prisoner by Ulan Iga, a warrior princess.
30. How to Lose Your Virginity (2013)
67 min | Documentary, Comedy, News
It has launched both purity balls and porn franchises, defines a young woman's morality-but has no medical definition. Enter the magical world of virginity, where a white wedding dress can ... See full summary »
32. Democrats (2014)
100 min | Documentary
In politically unstable Zimbabwe, a new constitution is being put together by the ruling party of strongman Robert Mugabe and the divided opposition. Various political, local and personal interests are bogging the process down.
34. It Happened Here (2014)
Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama
Through the intimate portraits of five student survivors, IT HAPPENED HERE exposes the alarming pervasiveness of sexual assault on college campuses, the institutional cover-ups and the ... See full summary »
36. Desire (2005)
84 min | Documentary
Nearly a decade in the making, this refreshingly honest film documents the challenges and desires of a group of young women in New Orleans by letting them film their own stories. As this ... See full summary »
37. Boy I Am (2006)
72 min | Documentary
While female-to-male transgender visibility has recently exploded in this country, conversations about trans issues in the lesbian community often run into resistance from the many queer ... See full summary »
38. The Rest I Make Up (2018)
79 min | Documentary
Cuban-American playwright Maria Irene Fornes created astonishing worlds onstage. When she stops writing due to dementia, a friendship with a young writer reignites her visionary creative ... See full summary »
40. Pink Saris (2010)
Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, Drama
Now she follows Sampat Pal Devi, the leader of the 'Pink Gang' who brings her own brand of justice to the streets of Uttar Pradesh, India, combating violence against women.
41. Dream Girls (1994)
50 min | Documentary
This film is about Japanese women, escape, glamour and dreams. The Takarazuka Revue is an enormously successful spectacular where the all-women cast create fantasies of erotic love and ... See full summary »
42. Night Passage (2004)
96 min | Sci-Fi
Night Passage is a digital film on friendship and death. Made in homage to Miyazawa Kenji's classic novel, Milky Way Railroad, the story evolves around the spiritual journey of a young ... See full summary »
43. Love Always, Carolyn (2011)
70 min | Documentary
Documentary about Carolyn Cassady, her life and marriage to Neal Cassady, her relationship with Jack Kerouac and how she takes care of the literary legacy from both.
44. Salma (2013)
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Internationally-acclaimed, multiple award winning filmmaker Kim Longinotto (ROUGH AUNTIES, World Cinema Jury Prize in Documentary, Sundance, 2009) returns to Sundance 2013 with the World ... See full summary »
Director: Kim Longinotto
45. Geek Girls (2017)
83 min | Documentary
When filmmaker Gina Hara sets out to explore the hidden half of nerd culture, she struggles through unexpected resistance. Welcome to the world of cute dresses, professional gamers, fake names and death threats.
48. The Ties That Bind (1985)
Not Rated | 55 min | Documentary
The Ties That Bind is an experimental documentary about the filmmaker's mother, who was born and lived in southern Germany from 1920-1950. Through a mixture of personal anecdote and social ... See full summary »
49. Mountains That Take Wing: Angela Davis & Yuri Kochiyama - A Conversation on Life, Struggles & Liberation (2010)
98 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Thirteen years, two inspiring women, both radical activists-one conversation. MOUNTAINS THAT TAKE WING is a historically rich and unique documentary about two formidable women who share a ... See full summary »
50. Flaming Ears (1992)
84 min | Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Flaming Ears is a pop sci-fi lesbian fantasy feature set in the year 2700 in the fictive burned-out city of Asche. It follows the tangled lives of three women - Volley, Nun and Spy.