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Films Directed By Women

by Allison M.
I created a comprehensive list of female film directors, because women are often underrepresented in the film industry. Please also see the “Pinterest board.”: Topical: “Films Co-Directed By Women”: “Favorite Films Directed by Women”: “A Woman’s Essence”: (films directed by women that capture the essence of being a woman) “A Female Director A Day”: (discover a new female director each day) “Female Directors on UBU Web”: “Actresses Who Have Tried Their Hand at Directing”: “Female Directors in Hollywood”: “Female Directors Present on the Jonathan Rosenbaum 1000 Essentials List”: “TV Episodes Directed by Women”: “Women Who Direct… Read more

I created a comprehensive list of female film directors, because women are often underrepresented in the film industry. Please also see the “Pinterest board.”: Topical: “Films Co-Directed By Women”: “Favorite Films Directed by Women”: “A Woman’s Essence”: (films directed by women that capture the essence of being a woman) “A Female Director A Day”: (discover a new female director each day) “Female Directors on UBU Web”: “Actresses Who Have Tried Their Hand at Directing”: “Female Directors in Hollywood”: “Female Directors Present on the Jonathan Rosenbaum 1000 Essentials List”: “TV Episodes Directed by Women”: “Women Who Direct Documentaries”: By Country: “Films Directed by Danish Women”: “Films Directed by French Women”: “Films Directed by Polish Women”: “Films Directed by Portuguese Women”: created by “chanandre”: / also includes other female filmmakers from across the world Individual Female Director Lists:Chantal Akerman”: “Dorothy Arzner”: “Laurence Ferreira Barbosa”: “Catherine Breillat”: “Jane Campion”: “Věra Chytilová”: “Isabel Coixet”: “Sofia Coppola”: “Catherine Corsini”: “Claire Denis”: “Marguerite Duras”: “Anne Fontaine”: “Alice Guy-Blaché”: “Barbara Hammer”: “Agnieszka Holland”: “Nicole Holofcener”: “Barbara Kopple”: “Diane Kurys”: “Valérie Lemercier”: “Claudia Llosa”: “Ida Lupino”: “Penny Marshall”: “Elaine May”: “Céline Sciamma”: “Agnès Varda”: “Margarethe von Trotta”: “Lina Wertmüller”: Here is a list of female directors that you can check out: Sou Abadi Jennifer Abbott Mona Achache Amrita Acharia Liz Adams Maud Adams Maren Ade “MUBI”: Carine Adler “MUBI”: Anne Aghion “MUBI”: Catalina Aguilar Mastretta Josephine Ahnelt “Peggy Ahwesh”: “MUBI”: Susana Aiken “MUBI”: Anna Akana Mania Akbari “MUBI”: Chantal Akerman “MUBI”: Desiree Akhavan Zoya Akhtar Ayo Akingbade Asa Akira Daniela Alatorre Myriam Alaux Maite Alberdi Barbara Albert “MUBI”: Karin Albou “MUBI”: María Alche Lexi Alexander “MUBI”: Sasha Alexander Sophia Nahli Allison Natalia Almada “MUBI”: Haifaa Al-Mansour Daniella Alonso Gabriela Amaral Almeida Siegrid Alnoy Maud Alpi Mercedes Álvarez “MUBI”: Suzana Amaral “MUBI”: Ann Ambrose (no profile on Auteurs/IMDB) Shahad Ameen Mädchen Amick Shirel Amitay Rachel Amodeo “MUBI”: Elisa Amoruso Rachael Ancheril Allison Anders “MUBI”: Jane Anderson “MUBI”: Laurie Anderson “MUBI”: Madeline Anderson “IMDB”: Jennifer Anderson-Bounds Michela Andreozzi Nancy Andrews Nancy Andrews Antouanetta Angelidi Lucia Aniello Eileen Anipare Threes Anna “MUBI”: Jade Anouka Kary Antholis Aimee Dixon Anthony Alexandra Anthony Emmanuelle Antille “MUBI”: Urszula Antoniak Maude Apatow Lupita Aquino-Kashiwahara Danielle Arbid Georgia Sugimura Archer Francesca Archibugi “Fanny Ardant”: Jane Arden “MUBI”: Asia Argento “MUBI”: Sara Kathryn Arledge “MUBI”: Experimental Jillian Armenante Kristin Armfield Gillian Armstrong “MUBI”: Samaire Armstrong Alethea Arnaquq-Baril Andrea Arnold “MUBI”: Rosanna Arquette Marwa Arsanios Karen Arthur “MUBI”: “Leslie Asako Gladsjø”: Kayoko Asakura Dinara Asanova Amma Asante Mari Asato Joana Ascensão “MUBI”: Patsy Asch Katie Aselton “MUBI”: Kate Ashfield Cecilia Atán Annabelle Attanasio Nadia Attia Rania Attieh Deborah Attoinese Jacqueline Audry “MUBI”: Pernilla August Caroline Avery Lila Avilés Natalie Avital Mili Avital Anna Axster Florence Ayisi “MUBI”: Reiko Aylesworth Anna Azevedo “MUBI”: Rita Azevedo Gomes “MUBI”: Myriam Aziza Lisa Azuelos “MUBI”: “Beth B”: “MUBI”: Jamie Babbit “MUBI”: Selma Baccar “MUBI”: Yamina Bachir “MUBI”: Marina Rice Bader Maria Rosa Badia Alison Bagnall Jennifer Baichwal Minhal Baig Prano Bailey-Bond Paule Baillargeon Pascale Bailly “MUBI”: Géraldine Bajard Parisa Bakhtavar “MUBI”: Josiane Balasko “MUBI”: Sylvie Ballyot “MUBI”: Talia Balsam Ewa Banaszkiewicz Anne Bancroft “MUBI”: Andrea Bang Diana Bang Hannah Bang Rakhshan Bani-Etemad Elizabeth Banks “MUBI”: Alba Baptista Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette Stephanie Barber Laurence Ferreira Barbosa “MUBI”: Céline Baril “MUBI”: Clio Barnard Neema Barnette “Link”: Ana Cristina Barragán Elsa Barrère Shirley Barrett Drew Barrymore “MUBI”: Tatjana Bartel Jessica Barth Sophie Barthes “MUBI”: Charissa Barton Skye McCole Bartusiak Ilksen Basarir Blerta Basholli Angela Bassett Joy Batchelor “MUBI”: Patrícia Bateira “MUBI”: Sharron Bates “IMDB”: Signe Baumane “Pina Bausch”: Nicole Bazuin Liza Béar Amanda Bearse Cynthia Beatt Nikole Beckwith Nadia Bedzhanova Coni Beeson Aida Begic “MUBI”: Lauren Ashley Belfer Emma Bell Lake Bell Troian Bellisario Yannick Bellon “Zoe Beloff”: María Luisa Bemberg “MUBI”: Margot Benacerraf Susie Benally Yamina Benguigui Meryem Benm’Barek “Miriam Bennett”: Sadie Benning “MUBI”: Melissa Benoist Amber Benson Houda Benyamina Emmanuelle Bercot “MUBI”: Marie-Louise De Geer Bergenstråhle Karin Berger “MUBI”: Ella Bergmann-Michel Zaida Bergroth Eleanor Bergstein Natalia Beristáin Andrea Berloff Shari Springer Berman Joyce Bernal Nicole-Lise Bernheim Molly Bernstein Halle Berry Fabienne Berthaud Julie Bertuccelli Andréa Bescond Jessica Beshir Madeleine Besson Emily Best Eve Best Angela Bettis Shana Betz Radha Bharadwaj Pippa Bianco Susanne Bier “MUBI”: Kathryn Bigelow* “MUBI”: Iram Parveen Bilal Anna Biller “MUBI”: Camille Billops Jane Birkin Dara Birnbaum ( “IMDB”: Eva Birthistle Marie-Louise Bischofberger Cíntia Domit Bittar Simone Bitton “MUBI”: Hannah Black Stephanie Black Victoria Blade “Whitney Blake": Ebony Blanding Radha Blank Sara Blecher Sarah-Violet Bliss Ofra Bloch Beth Block Maria Blom Nanna Blondell Alexis Bloom Maria Blumencron “MUBI”: Bettina Blümner “MUBI”: Laís Bodanzky Samantha Bode Frances Bodomo Anna Maria Bofarull “MUBI”: Sylvina Boissonnas Icíar Bollaín “MUBI”: Eugenie Bondurant Lisa Bonet Sandrine Bonnaire “MUBI”: Megan Boone Mika Boorem Lindy Booth Lizzie Borden “MUBI”: Lizzy Borden Skye Borgman Ilaria Borrelli “MUBI”: Laurentine Ten Bosch Roselyne Bosch “MUBI”: Sabine Boss Elisabeta Bostan “MUBI”: Nathalie Boutefeu “MUBI”: Laura Boulton ( “NFB”: Leyla Bouzid Jenny Bowen Julie Bowen Kansas Bowling Muriel Box Rachel Boynton Tatjana Bozic Garrett Bradley Gabrielle Brady Lorraine Bracco Alice Braga Cristina Braga Liane Brandon “MUBI”: Charlotte Brandstrom “MUBI”: Janicza Bravo Catherine Breillat “MUBI”: French Zabou Breitman “MUBI”: French Emily Breniman Maggie Brennan Chantal Briet Zana Briski Deborah Brock Beth Broderick Betzy Bromberg Mary Bronstein Katherine Brooks “MUBI”: Sophie Brooks Sara Broos Hilary Brougher Erin Brown Thomas Margaret Brown “MUBI”: Kimberley Browning “Valeria Bruni Tedeschi": Ellen Bruno Nancy Buirski Cara Buono Kristina Buozyte (Kristina Buožytė) Colette Burson Nanette Burstein Maria Burton Sophia Bush Chanya Button Lyric R. Cabral Rosa Coutinho Cabral Eliane Caffé Marie Caldera “Sophie Calle”: French Sarah Wayne Callies Ilinca Calugareanu Domenica Cameron-Scorsese Anna Campion Jane Campion “MUBI”: “Bonnie Camplin”: Clarissa Campolina Carla Camurati “MUBI”: Sheila Canavan Kat Candler Kay Cannon Dominique Cardona “MUBI”: Margarida Cardoso “MUBI”: Patricia Cardoso Maggie Carey Amy Carlson Niki Caro “MUBI”: Ana Carolina “MUBI”: Axelle Carolyn Erin Lee Carr Kris Carr Lucille Carra Celeste Carrasco “MUBI”: Albertina Carri “MUBI”: Louise Carrin Christine Carrière Lauren Ashley Carter Maria João Carvalho “MUBI”: Xan Cassavetes Zoe Cassavetes “MUBI”: Katie Cassidy Delfina Castagnino Patricia Castaño Hélène Cattet “MUBI”: Caroline Catz Ruth Caudeli Liliana Cavani “MUBI”: Jessie Cave Idit Cebula Lucía Cedrón “MUBI”: Christiane Cegavske Una Celma “MUBI”: Carlotta Cerquetti Gurinder Chadha “MUBI”: Anna Chai Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi Mimi Chakarova Brenda Chapman Laure Charpentier “MUBI”: Martine Chartrand ( “NFB”: Canadian animator Hélène Chatelain Madison Cheeatow Hannah Cheesman Joan Chemla “MUBI”: Verónica Chen Mariana Chenillo “MUBI”: Ayoka Chenzira Maro Chermayeff Evelyn Spice Cherry ( “NFB”: Mabel Cheung “MUBI”: Aude Chevalier-Beaumel Allison Chhorn Clara Chichin “MUBI”: Abigail Child Aisling Chin-Yee Tina Gordon Chism Christina Choe Monia Chokri Lisa Cholodenko “MUBI”: Elizabeth Chomko Christina Chong Joyce Chopra “MUBI”: Deborah Chow “MUBI”: Christine Choy “MUBI”: Claudia Christian Angela Christlieb “MUBI”: Stéphanie Chuat Chinonye Chukwu Joan Churchill Vera Chytilová “MUBI”: Maya Ciarrocchi Karen Cinorre Michelle Citron “MUBI”: Aislinn Clarke Shirley Clarke “MUBI”: S.J. Clarkson Christina Clausen “MUBI”: Claire Clouzot Abbie Cobb Tilda Cobham-Hervey Katie Cokinos Bonni Cohen Kat Coiro Isabel Coixet “MUBI”: Sara Colangelo Laurie Colbert Martha Colburn (IMDB": Janis Cole Laura Colella Elsa Colfach Kathleen Collins Mo Collins Nicole Conn Linda Conner ( “IMDB”: Leila Conners A.J. Cook Janice Cooke Shari Cookson Martha Coolidge “MUBI”: Emma Cooper Alicia Coppola Gia Coppola Sofia Coppola “MUBI”: Margarida Cordeiro “MUBI”: Catherine Corman Catherine Corsini “MUBI”: Catarina Alves Costa Petra Costa Cristina Costantini Delphine Coulin Muriel Coulin Gabriela Cowperthwaite Courteney Cox Joan Craft Judith Crawley ( “NFB”: Aoife Crehan Diane Crespo Amanda Crew Maisie Crow Maria Grazia Cucinotta Ximena Cuevas Hanelle M. Culpepper Audrey Cummings Kim Cummings ( “IMDB”: Monique Gabriela Curnen Julie Cypher Keren Cytter “MUBI”: Isabelle Czajka Cherien Dabis “MUBI”: Ursula Dabrowsky Nia DaCosta Sarah Daggar-Nickson Jill D’Agnenica Holly Dale Hattie Dalton Rebecca Daly Cris D’Amato Isabelle D’Amours “MUBI”: Galina Daneliya-Yurkova Courtney Daniels Mireille Dansereau – Canadian Joan Darling Nandita Das Rima Das Julie Dash “MUBI”: Byambasuren Davaa “MUBI”: Donna Davies ( “IMDB”: DeMane Davis Julie Davis “MUBI”: Kate Davis Leslye Davis Tamra Davis Zeinabu Irene Davis Karen Day Rosie Day Josée Dayan “MUBI”: Jennifer Dean Tacita Dean “MUBI”: Jocelyn DeBoer Camille de Casabianca “MUBI”: Josephine Decker Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre Tracey Deer Storm de Hirsch Donna Deitch “MUBI”: Mijke de Jong Liliane de Kermadec Alix Delaporte Maryann DeLeo Jennifer DeLia Anne Delporte “MUBI”: Julie Delpy “MUBI”: Irene de Lucas Inês de Medeiros Maria de Medeiros Claire Denis “MUBI”: Melissa de Raaf “MUBI”: Emilie Deleuze Gaby Dellal Savina Dellicour Betse de Paula Miranda de Pencier Nadine Descendre Flora Desprats Emma De Swaef Sophie Deraspe “MUBI”: Maya Deren “MUBI”: / “UBUWeb”: Virginie Despentes “MUBI”: Marina de Van “MUBI”: Alison De Vere shorts & TV Claire Devers Jennifer Devoldère “MUBI”: Saba Dewan “MUBI”: Autumn de Wilde Annabelle Dexter-Jones Flora Dias Ramona S. Diaz Deborah Dickson Katherine Dieckmann Omah Diegu Stéphanie Di Giusto Jeanette Dilone Sophia Di Martino Jessica Dimmock Denise Di Novi Mati Diop Emily DiPrimio Elsa Diringer Abigail Disney Lea Dizon Leila Djansi Assia Djebar Mattie Do Lola Doillon Kate Dolan Leticia Dolera “MUBI”: Mary Agnes Donoghue Valérie Donzelli Doris Dörrie Annie Dorsen “MUBI”: Christine Dory Maïmouna Doucouré Isabelle Doval Kim Do-Young Renate Drescher Sarah Drew Sara Driver “MUBI”: Tracy Droz Tragos Lisa Barros D’Sa Kelly Duane Danièle Dubroux Martine Dugowson “MUBI”: Geneviève Dulude-De Celles Nosipho Dumisa Emma Dumont Marie Dumora Lena Dunham “MUBI”: Laurie Dunphy “Kirsten Dunst": Cheryl Dunye “MUBI”: India Dupré Zain Duraie Marguerite Duras “MUBI”: Zeina Durra Clea DuVall Ava DuVernay “MUBI”: Marie Dvořáková “MUBI”: Zara Dwinger Susan Dynner Carol Dysinger Nana Dzhordzhadze Ashley Eakin Anna Eborn Jessica Edwards Seda Eğridere Oge Egbuonu Catrin Einhorn Debra Eisenstadt Nana Ekvtimishvili Rachida El Garani Sally El Hosaini Elisa Eliash “MUBI”: Grace Elliott Katie Ellwood May el-Toukhy Tracey Emin “IMDB”: Paz Encina Esther Eng Janice Engel Ildikó Enyedi “MUBI”: Jamila Ephron Nora Ephron “MUBI”: Marie Epstein Deniz Gamze Ergüven Erotic Psyche (a group of filmmakers) Cristina Escoda “MUBI”: Tanaz Eshaghian Mel Eslyn Pelin Esmer Michelle Esrick “MUBI”: Sarah-Laure Estragnat Audrey Estrougo “MUBI”: Karena Evans Kim Evans Mallory Everton Heidi Ewing “MUBI”: Valie Export “MUBI”: / “UBUWeb”: Agneta Fagerström-Olsson Katherine Fairfax Wright Kristin Fairweather Coralie Fargeat Sabrina Farji “MUBI”: Vera Farmiga “MUBI”: Charlène Favier Safi Faye Linda Feferman “MUBI”: Léa Fehner Ibolya Fekete Rachel Feldman Guetty Felin Emerald Fennell Pascale Ferran “MUBI”: Renata Ferraz Shana Feste Hannah Fidell Sally Field “MUBI”: Hannah Fierman Elisabeth Fies Nora Fingscheidt Maria Finitzo “MUBI”: Jeanne Finley Caroline Fioratti Joely Fisher Nicole Gomez Fisher Ann Deborah Fishman Coleen Fitzgibbon “MUBI”: Ann Marie Fleming Mandie Fletcher Yngvild Sve Flikke Elise Florenty “MUBI”: Rosanne Flynn Veronika Fodor Susanna Fogel Sabaah Folayan Anne-Laure Folly Nina Fonoroff Anne Fontaine* “MUBI”: Katia Forbert “MUBI”: Maya Forbes Amanda Forbis Shatara Michelle Ford Jodie Foster “MUBI”: Lisa France Pia Frankenberg “MUBI”: Emma Franz Veronika Franz Andrea Fraser “MUBI”: Megan Freels Johnston Raquel Freire Kelly Fremon Craig Su Friedrich “MUBI”: Augustine Frizzell Susan Frömke Soleil Moon Frye Andrea Fuentes Charles Kei Fujiwara Abigail Fuller Kelly Fyffe-Marshall Laura Gabbert Clarisse Gabus Lisa Marie Gamlem Cristina Gallego Judita Gamulin Nisha Ganatra Geeta Gandbhir Romola Garai Liz Garbus Ana Maria Garcia Liz W. Garcia Nicole Garcia “MUBI”: Risa Bramon Garcia Joanna Reposi Garibaldi Teresa Garcia Mariah Garnett Katja Gauriloff Madeleine Gavin Julie Gavras “MUBI”: Sarah Gavron “MUBI”: Katrin Gebbe Janie Geiser Marie Genin Anne Georget Iuli Gerbase Greta Gerwig Jill Gevargizian Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami Razan Ghalayini Anahita Ghazvinizadeh Anne Giafferi Maria Giese Margarida Gil “MUBI”: Katherine Gilday Karen Gillan Jane Gillooly “Lillian Gish": Eloyce Gist Robin Givens Dea Gjinovci Rose Glass Lesli Linka Glatter Michie Gleason Elinor Glynn Krisztina Goda “MUBI”: Fabienne Godet Jill Godmilow “MUBI”: Jenni Gold Sandra Goldbacher “MUBI”: Rachel Goldenberg Dayna Goldfine Amy Goldstein Paula Gomes Sara Gómez Laura Gonçalves Ellen Goosenberg Kent Bette Gordon “MUBI”: Rachel Gordon “MUBI”: Tina Gordon Feste Marleen Gorris* “MUBI”: Jacqueline Goss “MUBI”: Lisa Gottlieb “MUBI”: Maria Govan Debra Granik Rachel Grady Brea Grant Lee Grant Amy Grappell “MUBI”: Jennifer Grausman Kitty Green Pamela B. Green Maggie Greenwald Francesca Gregorini Megan Griffiths “MUBI”: Rachel Griffiths Valeska Grisebach “MUBI”: Lourdes Grobet Kristina Grozeva ( “IMDB”: Christina Grozik ( “IMDB”: Krystyna Gryczelowska Yu Gu Candy Guard"MUBI": Aurora Guerrero Gigi Saul Guerrero Sandra Gugliotta Valérie Guignabodet Ana Luísa Guimarães Meghna Gulzar Catherine Gund Irene Gutiérrez Torres Laura Amelia Guzmán “MUBI”: Camila Guzmán Urzúa Sabina Guzzanti Lívia Gyarmathy Maggie Gyllenhaal Alexa Lim Haas Lucile Hadzihalilovic “MUBI”: Mona Zandi Haghighi Emily Hagins Rebecca Hall Tanya Hamilton Barbara Hammer “MUBI”: Geneviève Hamon Maysaloun Hamoud Sumiko Haneda “MUBI”: Marion Hänsel Mia Hansen-Løve “MUBI”: Iram Haq “Melora Hardin": Catherine Hardwicke “MUBI”: Alma Har’el Margo Harkin Angie Harmon Trish Harnetiaux Amélie Harrault ( “IMDB”: Danielle Harris Leslie Harris “MUBI”: Mary Harron “MUBI”: Julia Hart Shannon Hartman Mona Hatoum “MUBI”: Linda Hattendorf “MUBI”: Hannaleena Hauru Jessica Hausner “MUBI”: Suki Hawley Leslye Headland Anne Heche “MUBI”: Amy Heckerling “MUBI”: Nina Hedenius Siân Heder Chris Hegedus Sonja Heiss “MUBI”: Pia Hellenthal Marielle Heller Carolina Hellsgård George Hencken Annekatrin Hendel Kathleen Hepburn Suzannah Herbert Molly Hermann Jeanne Herry Lynn Hershman-Leeson “Hafsia Herzi“: Dee Hibbert-Jones Hilda Hidalgo Cynthia Hill Marion Hill Kate E. Hinshaw Eliza Hittman Julie Hivon “MUBI”: Amy Hobby “MUBI”: Joanna Hogg Agnieszka Holland “MUBI”: Anna Rose Holmer Jennifer Holness Nicole Holofcener “MUBI”: Heddy Honigmann “MUBI”: Pirjo Honkasalo Solveig Hoogesteijn Sherry Hormann Gillian Wallace Horvat Cheryl Miller Houser Chantel Houston Annie J. Howell Tiffany Hsiung Mag Hsu Claudia Huaiquimilla Sophie Huber “MUBI”: Faith Hubley Tatiana Huezo Aminah Hughes Kathleen Hughes Ann Hui “MUBI”: Danièle Huillet “MUBI”: Zora Neale Hurston Eva Husson Anjelica Huston Sophie Hyde Kristina Inčiūraitė “MUBI”: Judy Irving Debbie Isitt Tatjana ‘Dunja’ Ivanišević Sarah Ivy Annemarie Jacir Alexandria Jackson Lisa F. Jackson Zoe Jackson “IMDB”: Jannicke Systad Jacobsen “MUBI”: Amy Jacobson Holly Jacobson Antoinette Jadaone Sabrina Jaglom Wanda Jakubowska Natalie Erika James Krystyna Janda “MUBI”: Leigh Janiak Annabel Jankel (as AJ Jankel) Agnès Jaoui “MUBI”: Salomé Jashi Florence Jaugey “MUBI”: Laleen Jayamanne Naomi Jaye – directed an entire feature in Yiddish. “Marianne Jean-Baptiste": Alisha Jenkins Patty Jenkins Tamara Jenkins “MUBI”: Vicky Jenson Go-Woon Jeon Liu Jiayin “MUBI”: Khaldiya Jibawi Jihae Ana Sofia Joanes Natalie Johns Amy Jo Johnson Kirsten Johnson Liza Johnson Lana Jokel “Angelina Jolie”: Amy Holden Jones Rachel Leah Jones Rashida Jones Fijona Jonuzi Meryam Joobeur Mary Jordan “MUBI”: Genie Joseph Valérie Jouve “MUBI”: Caroline Jules Pauline Julier “MUBI”: Miranda July Nikyatu Jusu Soudade Kaadan Eylem Kaftan Wanuri Kahiu “MUBI”: Jessie Kahnweiler Rinku Kalsy Mischa Kamp Deborah Kampmeier Ellie Kanner Shalini Kantayya Sabrina B. Karine Nicole Kassell Nancy D. Kates Judith Katz Alante Kavaite Naomi Kawase “MUBI”: Yaelle Kayam Diane Keaton “MUBI”: Dorota Kędzierzawska “MUBI”: Nietzchka Keene Maureen Kelleher ( “IMDB”: Marjorie Keller Rory Kennedy Jennifer Kent Elza Kephart Amanda Kernell “MUBI”: Maryam Keshavarz “MUBI”: Manal Khaled Nahnatchka Khan Aleksandra Khokhlova Callie Khouri “MUBI”: Sarita Khurana Beeban Kidron “MUBI”: Maggie Kiley “MUBI”: Ceyda Aslı Kılıçkıran Patty Kim “MUBI”: So Yong Kim Ömür Kınay Regina King Laura Kipnis Nora Kirkpatrick Alison Klayman Sarah Klein Carmen Klotz ( “IMDB”: Héléna Klotz “MUBI”: Linda Goldstein Knowlton Ümmiye Koçak Ágnes Kocsis Abby Kohn Caitlin Koller Diane Kolyer Kristina Konrad Aneta Kopacz Amanda Kopp Barbara Kopple “MUBI”: Aya Koretzky Salima Koroma Simona Kostova Lucie Králová Amanda Kramer Shannon Kring Leonie Krippendorff Jennifer M. Kroot “MUBI”: Ester Krumbachová “MUBI”: Vivian Kubrick Martina Kudlácek “MUBI”: Dea Kulumbegashvili Diane Kurys* “MUBI”: Karyn Kusama Natsuka Kusano Nina Kusturica Lyda Kuth Nari Kye Nadine Labaki “MUBI”: Ariane Labed Jeanne Labrune “MUBI”: Hanna Ladoul Axelle Laffont Marion Laine Leida Laius “MUBI”: Estonian Sophie Laloy “MUBI”: Jenée LaMarque Salomé Lamas Evelyn Lambart “MUBI”: | “NFB”: Liz Lambert Mary Lambert Rachel Lambert Micheline Lanctôt “MUBI”: Penny Lane Rachel Lang Carole Langer Melissa Langer Lisa Langseth Stéphanie Lansaque Lisa Langseth Janina Lapinskaitė “MUBI”: Brie Larson Shannon Lark Chantal Lasbats “MUBI”: Laura Lau Gillian Laub Kathleen Laughlin ( “IMDB”: Katarina Launing Mélanie Laurent Jenna Laurenzo Talya Lavie Isabelle Lavigne “MUBI”: Clara Law “MUBI”: Alexandra Lazarowich Caroline Leaf “MUBI”: Rachel Lears Isild Le Besco “MUBI”: Alexandra Leclère Mimi Leder “MUBI”: Eun-Hee Lee Grace Lee Jennifer Lee ( “IMDB”: Jeong-hyang Lee Wendy J.N. Lee Lisa Leeman Delphine Lehericey Michelle Lehman “MUBI”: Barbara Leibovitz Natalia Leite Sophie Lellouche “Suzanne Lemaître”: Valérie Lemercier “MUBI”: Nolwenn Lemesle “MUBI”: Kasi Lemmons “MUBI”: Melina León Nanouk Leopold “MUBI”: Emilie Lesclaux Sophie Letourneur “MUBI”: Marilyn Levine ( “IMDB”: Naomi Levine ( “IMDB”: Shelley Levinson Helen Levitt “MUBI”: Lorraine Levy “MUBI”: Anne Lévy-Morelle “MUBI”: Juliette Lewis Torun Lian Roseanne Liang Frieda Liappa “MUBI”: Fanny Liatard Suzanne Lindon Caroline Link “MUBI”: Barbara Linkevitch Jeanne Liotta “MUBI”: Christine Lipinska ( “IMDB”: Amanda Lipitz Amy Lippman Joanna Lipper Zoe Lister-Jones Hope Litoff Lynne Littman Renata Litvinova Jiayin Liu Rene Liu Jennie Livingston “MUBI”: Claudia Llosa* “MUBI”: Olivia West Lloyd Phyllida Lloyd “MUBI”: Elizabeth Lo Elisabeth Löchen “Sondra Locke”: Sharon Lockhart “MUBI”: Barbara Loden “MUBI”: Jacqueline Logan Nadège Loiseau Julia Loktev “MUBI”: Kim Longinotto “MUBI”: Julie Lopes-Curval “MUBI”: Issa López Jazmín López Marie Losier Nathalie Loubeyre Tessa Louise-Salomé Rose Lowder Alice Lowe Philippa Lowthorpe LP Sabine Lubbe Bakker Ivete Lucas Nicole Lucas Haimes Emma Luchini “MUBI”: Dawn Luebbe Anna Luif “MUBI”: Kátia Lund Ida Lupino “MUBI”: Joanna Lurie (animation) Dana Lustig Noémie Lvovsky “MUBI”: Tiina Lymi Kendall Lynch Shola Lynch “MUBI”: Jennifer Maas “MUBI”: Tina Mabry Angelina Maccarone Hettie Macdonald Judith MacDougall Ursula Macfarlane Jodie Mack Alison Maclean “MUBI”: Nawell Madani Madonna “MUBI”: Berit Madsen Victoria Mahoney “MUBI”: Karen Maine Maïwenn “MUBI”: Hana Makhmalbaf “MUBI”: Marzieh Makhmalbaf “MUBI”: Samira Makhmalbaf “MUBI”: Sarah Maldoror “MUBI”: Justine Malle Marilú Mallet “MUBI”: Juruna Mallon Tracey Malone Kalyanee Mam Clara Mamet Gail Mancuso Liza Mandelup Babette Mangolte Julie Manoukian Pia Marais “MUBI”: Agnė Marcinkevičiūtė “MUBI”: Ashley Maria Tonia Marketaki “MUBI”: Havana Marking Constance Marks Hannah Marks Susan Marks Alejandra Márquez Abella Amanda Marsalis Jane Marsh ( “NFB”: Penny Marshall “MUBI”: Tonie Marshall “MUBI”: Caroline Martel “MUBI”: Lucrecia Martel “MUBI”: Catherine Martin “MUBI”: Darnell Martin Destri Martino Nora Martirosyan Mary Marxen Ivana Massetti Laetitia Masson “MUBI”: Melina Matsoukas Mara Mattuschka “MUBI”: Diana Matuzevičienė “MUBI”: Elaine May “MUBI”: Nina May Jillian Mayer Ash Mayfair Patricia Mazuy “MUBI”: Lorenza Mazzetti – mentioned in Siegfried Kracauer’s Theory of Film Amanda McBaine Kate McCabe Barbara McCullough Molly McGlynn Jen McGowan Mary McGuckian Alexandra McGuinness Rebekah McKendry Catriona McKenzie “MUBI”: Johanna McKeon Juliet McKoen Sheila McLaughlin Elaine McMillion Sheldon Nancy Meckler “MUBI”: Mounia Meddour Gens Vivienne Medrano Mich Medvedoff Ivy Meeropol Stella Meghie Deepa Mehta – Canadian; premiered her first film at Cannes Vijaya Mehta Julia Meltzer Eva Mendes Ana Mendieta Linda Mendoza “Marie Menken”: Nina Menkes “MUBI”: Meera Menon Marie-Castille Mention-Schaar “MUBI”: Noémie Merlant “Agnès Merlet”: “MUBI”:) Márta Mészáros “MUBI”: Barbara Meter Dylan Meyer Leah Meyerhoff “IMDB”: Nancy Meyers “MUBI”: Florence Miailhe Anne-Marie Miéville Frederike Migom Elfi Mikesch Tahmineh Milani Elisa Miller “MUBI”: Rebecca Miller Marisa Miller Wolfson Emmanuelle Millet “MUBI”: Maja Miloš Elizabeth Mims “MUBI”: Trinh T. Minh-ha Pilar Miró Helen Mirren Freida Lee Mock “Tracey Moffatt”: Michelle Mohabeer Geethu Mohandas Flora Molinié Ana Lydia Monaco Mercedes Moncada Rodríguez Karen Moncrieff “MUBI”: Meredith Monk “MUBI”: Caroline Monnet Mariette Monpierre Nancy Montouri-Stein Sarah Moon Okema Moore Jocelyn Moorhouse “MUBI”: Mirka Morales Natalie Morales Reed Morano Jeanne Moreau “MUBI”: “Yolande Moreau”: Wendy Morgan Olivia Mori Rachael Moriarty Michelle Morgan Carol Morley “Sarah Morris”: Jennifer Morrison Rachel Morrison Samantha Morton “MUBI”: Crystal Moselle Laura Mora Ortega Sarah Moshman Ekwa Msangi Claudine Mulard Claudia Muller Lucy Mulloy Alix Mumford Smriti Mundhra Isabel Muñoz “MUBI”: Julia Murat Kira Muratova “MUBI”: Shannon Murphy Melissa V. Murray Wangechi Mutu – African filmmaker Anna Muylaert Claudia Myers Léa Mysius Ruba Nadda Marva Nabili “MUBI”: Dana Nachman Justine Nagan “MUBI”: Mira Nair “MUBI”: Géraldine Nakache Laurel Nakadate “MUBI”: Élodie Namer “Isabelle Nanty”: Britt Napier Sofia Nascimento Terre Nash Joyce A. Nashawati Rola Nashef Afia Nathaniel Miranda Nation Claudine Natkin Diane Neal Frances Negron-Muntaner Dasha Nekrasova Gunvor Nelson ( “Wiki”: Jessie Nelson Shirin Neshat “MUBI”: Berit Nesheim Sara Nesson Nicole Newnham June Newton Sandra Kwan Yue Ng Susanna Nicchiarelli Jill Nicholls Mika Ninagawa Miwa Nishikawa Andrea Nix Laura Nix Marie Noëlle Gina S. Noer Leonor Noivo Solveig Nordlund Elvira Notari Tig Notaro Jehane Noujaim “MUBI”: Anna Novion Zhang Nuanxin “MUBI”: Rita Nunes Jules Nurrish Rungano Nyoni Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Bettina Oberli Omoni Oboli Alanis Obomsawin “MUBI”: Anna Odell “MUBI”: Naoko Ogigami Yulene Olaizola Annette K. Olesen “MUBI”: Bilge Olgaç Madeleine Olnek “MUBI”: Jenni Olson “MUBI”: Inês Oliveira Vanessa O’Neill “MUBI”: Jessica Oreck “MUBI”: Lissette Orozco Suzanne Osten Alexis Ostrander Ulrike Ottinger Mariana Otero Gracie Otto Mina Ownlee Asli Özge “MUBI”: Julie Pacino “MUBI”: Marie Clémence Paes Nisha Pahuja Melissa Painter Laila Pakalnina Euzhan Palcy “MUBI”: Nina Paley Marianna Palka Anna da Palma Penny Panayotopoulou Nicol Paone Sofia Papachristou “MUBI”: Denise Papas Meechan Lillie Paquette Verena Paravel Megan Park Christine Parker Claire Parker Francine Parker Gudrun Bjerring Parker “NFB”: Pratibha Parmar Carmen Luz Parot “MUBI”: Christine Pascal “MUBI”: Stacie Passon Geeta Patel Patrea Patrick Irena Pavlásková “MUBI”: Kimberly Peirce “MUBI”: Malika Pellicioli Perri Peltz Peng Xiaolian Channing Godfrey Peoples Deborah Perkin Rachel Perkins “MUBI”: Janet Perlman Emma Perret Dana Heinz Perry Bettina Perut Julia Pesce Marta Pessoa Regina Pessoa Katarina Peters “MUBI”: Megan Petersen Sarah Petit “MUBI”: Kamilla Pfeffer Jennifer Phang Gabriela Pichler “Mimi Pickering”: Billie Piper Suzan Pitt “MUBI”: Valeria Pivato “Vanessa Place”: Lina Plioplyte Shannon Plumb “MUBI”: Béatrice Plumet “MUBI”: Clémence Poésy Anne Claire Poirier “MUBI”: Laura Poitras Sacha Polak Ayşe Polat Ana Poliak “MUBI”: Sarah Polley “MUBI”: Léa Pool “MUBI”: Amanda Pope Dawn Porter Lourdes Portillo Sally Potter “MUBI”: | “Archive”: Eléonore Pourriat “MUBI”: Anayansi Prado Teresa Prata Shalimar Preuss Maria Procházková “MUBI”: Svetlana Proskurina Elina Psikou Sarah Pucill Lucía Puenzo “MUBI”: Maria Pulera Katell Quillévéré “MUBI”: Joanna Quinn “MUBI”: Iva Radivojevic Mona Rafatzadeh Madoka Raine “Yvonne Rainer”: “MUBI”: Megha Ramaswamy Lorelei Ramirez Maria Ramos Lynne Ramsay “MUBI”: Lola Randl Gitanjali Rao Roopa Rao Susan Raymond Véronique Reymond Jackie Raynal “MUBI”: Theresa Rebeck Jennifer Redfearn Amy Redford Kimberly Reed Jennifer Reeder Dee Rees “MUBI”: Jennifer Reeves Kelly Reichardt “MUBI”: Julia Reichert “MUBI”: Halina Reijn Filipa Reis Anne Renton Virginia Reticker Pauline Rey Ann-Kristin Reyels “MUBI”: Shonda Rhimes Jeri Rice Angela Ricci Lucchi “MUBI”: Emily Richardson “MUBI”: Celia Rico Clavellino Leni Riefenstahl “MUBI”: Madeleine Riffaud Patricia Riggen Eva Riley Sandrine Rinaldi Nadja Ringart María Ripoll Anita Rivaroli Marialy Rivas Susan Robeson Anne Charlotte Robertson Gillian Robespierre Marie-Monique Robin Angela Robinson “MUBI”: Jennifer Kaytin Robinson Julie Anne Robinson Lisa Robinson Philippa Robinson Sophie Robinson Susan Robinson ( “IMDB”: Nini Bull Robsahm Anita Rocha da Silveira Debbie Rochon Amália Rodrigues “MUBI”: Marta Rodríguez (“Auteurs”:) Natalie Rodriguez Juliana Rojas Elizabeth Rohrbaugh ( “IMDB”: Françoise Romand “MUBI”: Pamela Romanowsky Deborah Rombaut Gigi Romero Mariana Rondón “MUBI”: Lise Roos Sarah Roper “MUBI”: Axelle Ropert Kathy Rose Olivia Rosenbloom “Marina Rosenfeld”: Jenna Rosher “MUBI”: Katarzyna Roslaniec “MUBI”: "Martha Rosler: Brigitte Roüan “MUBI”: Carole Roussopoulos Jessie Jeffrey Dunn Rovinelli Celia Rowlson-Hall Emma Rozanski Patricia Rozema “MUBI”: Barbara Rubin “MUBI”: Carlye Rubin Sally Rubin Joanna Rudnick “MUBI”: Vérénice Rudolph aka Verena Rudolph “Aïda Ruilova”: Catarina Ruivo Ry Russo-Young “MUBI”: Monique Rutler Jocelyn Saab “MUBI”: Mariya Saakyan “MUBI”: Lynne Sachs Larissa Sadilova Leontine Sagan “MUBI”: Noémie Saglio Marcela Said Nathalie Saint-Pierre “MUBI”: Nichole Sakura Susan Saladoff Rosa Salazar Zoé Salicrup-Junco Elina Saloranta “MUBI”: Kate Saltel Emma Samms Joanne Samuel Kristine Samuelson Terrie Samundra Helke Sander Helma Sanders-Brahms Isabel Sandoval Elizabeth Sankey Pepa San Martín Marina Sargenti Valeria Sarmiento “MUBI”: Barbara Sass “MUBI”: Nancy Savoca Lorene Scafaria Eliza Scanlen Claire Scanlon Beth Schacter “MUBI”: Angela Schanelec “MUBI”: Madeline Sharafian Amy Schatz Lone Scherfig “MUBI”: Alicia Scherson “MUBI”: Greta Schiller Jillian Schlesinger Carolee Schneemann “MUBI”: Rosalind Schneider Jane Schoenbrun Laura Schroeder Michelle Schumacher Lillian Schwartz Nancy Schwartzman Mikaela Shwer Hanna Schygulla “MUBI”: Céline Sciamma “MUBI”: Georgia Scott Jordan Scott Naomi Scott Sophia Scott Nell Scovell Sandra Seacat Amber Sealey Sasie Sealy Brooke Sebold Kyra Sedgwick Petra Seeger “MUBI”: Susan Seidelman Ellen Seidler “MUBI”: Amy Seimetz Emma Seligman Aparna Sen “MUBI”: / “Wiki”: Ena Sendijarevic Marina Seresesky M.M. Serra Léonor Serraille Coline Serreau “MUBI”: Jana Sevciková “MUBI”: “Chloë Sevigny”: Anne Sewitsky “MUBI”: Adela Sequeyro Deborah Shaffer “MUBI”: Sarah Shahi Tali Shalom-Ezer Martha Shane Kathleen Shannon “MUBI”: Maryam Shariar aka Maryam Shahriar MUBI Thea Sharrock Jean Shaw ( “IMDB”: Vinessa Shaw Katt Shea Adrienne Shelly “MUBI”: Lynn Shelton “MUBI”: Quinn Shephard Larisa Shepitko “MUBI”: Kirsten Sheridan “Cindy Sherman”: “MUBI”: Stacy Sherman Jiayan “Jenny” Shi Gauri Shinde Tiffany Shlain Miriam Shor Leah Shore Cate Shortland “MUBI”: Mina Shum “MUBI”: Alex Sichel Jennifer Siebel Newsom “MUBI”: Marie-France Siegler Charlotte Sieling “MUBI”: Floria Sigismondi “MUBI”: Megan Siler “MUBI”: Benita Sills Joan Micklin Silver “MUBI”: Charlotte Silvera “MUBI”: Annie Silverstein Carla Simón Claire Simon “MUBI”: Laura Angelica Simon “MUBI”: Jane Simpson Andrea Sisson Marisa Sistach “MUBI”: Kari Skogland Lisanne Skyler Rebecca Sloan a.k.a. Becky Sloan (This Is It Collective) animator Becky Smith ( “IMDB”: Cauleen Smith Jennifer Schwalbach Smith Lydia Smith Sarah Smith Sarah Adina Smith Vanessa Smythe Devi Snively Allisyn Snyder Kim A. Snyder Maria Sødahl “MUBI”: Stephanie Soechtig Anna Soehring “MUBI”: Sheila M. Sofian Sonja Sohn Anna Sokolowska Helena Solberg Yuliya Solntseva Debra Solomon Julia Solomonoff Jill Soloway Gretchen Somerfeld Susan Sontag Zornitsa Sophia “MUBI”: Türkan Şoray Jen Soska Sylvia Soska Susana Sousa Dias Elizabeth Spear Jane Spencer Penelope Spheeris “MUBI”: Jordana Spiro Jill Sprecher “MUBI”: Stephanie Spray “MUBI”: Birgitte Stærmose “MUBI”: Andrea Štaka Monica Stambrini “MUBI”: Jennifer Nicole Stang Wendey Stanzler Chelsea Stardust Michele Stephenson Rena Sternfeld-Allon Jules Stewart Kristen Stewart Linsey Stewart Nzingha Stewart Julia Stiles Jennifer Stoddart Lara Stolman Carly Stone Lynne Stopkewich “MUBI”: Vera Storozheva Annie St-Pierre Julie Strain Chick Strand Deborah Stratman “MUBI”: Marah Strauch Barbra Streisand “MUBI”: Susan Streitfeld “MUBI”: Roxana Stroe Brenda Strong Trudie Styler Veena Sud Sara Sugarman “MUBI”: Jennifer Cho Suhr Emma Sullivan Sabiha Sumar Mickey Sumner Sandhya Suri Mouly Surya Elizabeth Swados Jessica Swale Alison Swan Christine Swanson Karin Swanström Robin Swicord Erika Szántó Malgorzata Szumowska Joanna Tabet Linda Tadic (independent filmmaker) Massy Tadjedin Margaret Tait “MUBI”: Rea Tajiri Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers Sophia Takal Sara Taksler Rachel Talalay Kinuyo Tanaka ( “IMDB”: Shraysi Tandon Anna Maria Tatò “MUBI”: Astra Taylor “MUBI”: Jennifer Maytorena Taylor Irene Taylor Brodsky Sam Taylor-Johnson “MUBI”: Julie Taymor “MUBI”: Sarah Teale Ann Tegnell Amber Templemore-Finlayson Suzie Templeton “MUBI”: Eva Testor Andra Tévy Joan Tewkesbury Stella Theodoraki “MUBI”: Virginie Thévenet “MUBI”: Mira Thiel Laura Thies Marianne Thivillier “MUBI”: Betty Thomas “MUBI”: Daniela Thomas “MUBI”: Leslie Anne Thomas Rebecca Thomas “MUBI”: Caroline Thompson Lea Thompson Stewart Thorndike Leslie Thornton “MUBI”: / “UBUWeb”: Ninja Thyberg Wendy Tilby Ondi Timoner Emily Ting Stacy Title Qianna Titore Loretta Todd Milli Toja Cláudia Tomaz Liesl Tommy Shu Shuen Tong Fina Torres Joana Toste Ceyda Torun Maryam Touzani Mia Trachinger Kate Trefry Marie-Claude Treilhou Helena Třeštíková “MUBI”: Monika Treut Justine Triet Adriana Trigiani Nadine Trintignant “MUBI”: Rose Troche “MUBI”: Adalaida Trujillo Athina Rachel Tsangari Iryna Tsilyk Angela Tucker Masha Tupitsyn Ann Turner “MUBI”: Leslee Udwin Ísold Uggadóttir Susanne Ullerich Liv Ullmann “MUBI”: Marie Ullrich ( “IMDB”: Ana Urushadze Yeşim Ustaoğlu “MUBI”: Fernanda Valadez Stéphanie Valloatto Sarah Vanagt “MUBI”: Dorothee van den Berghe Anna van der Heide Paula van der Oest “MUBI”: Sabrina Van Tassel Agnès Varda “MUBI”: / “UBUWeb”: Cláudia Varejão Erin Vassilopoulos Ingrid Veninger “MUBI”: Pat Verducci Sylvie Verheyde “MUBI”: Donna Vermeer Myriam Verreault Sandrine Veysset “MUBI”: Alice Vial Manuela Viegas Caroline Vignal Drahomíra Vihanová “MUBI”: Selma Vilhunen Pihla Viitala Baby Ruth Villarama Lorena Villarreal Teresa Villaverde Maya Vitkova Eva Vives Sanne Vogel Judith Vogelsang Anaïs Volpé Katja von Garnier “MUBI”: Maria von Heland “MUBI”: Daisy von Scherler Mayer Margarethe von Trotta “MUBI”: Jovanka Vuckovic Lana Wachowski Lilly Wachowski Alice Waddington Cynthia Wade “MUBI”: Louise Wadley Melanie Wagor Monona Wali not in MUBI database directed Grey Area (1982) Lucy Walker Aisling Walsh Dearbhla Walsh Maiara Walsh Melora Walters Jeanne Waltz Aloha Wanderwell Angie Wang Lulu Wang Nanfu Wang Rachel Ward Jennifer Warren Kerry Washington Mia Wasikowska Sasha Waters Freyer Gillian Wearing “MUBI”: Christine Weatherup Robin Weigert Anne Weil Claudia Weill “MUBI”: Adrienne Weiss “MUBI”: Marie-Garel Weiss Valerie Weiss Yvonne Welbon “MUBI”: Eleanor Wells Noël Wells Amy Wendel “MUBI”: Linda Wendel Sandra Werneck Lina Wertmüller “MUBI”: Jennifer Westfeldt Jenn Wexler Mary Wharton Anne Wheeler “MUBI”: Canadian Kym Whitley Ioana Wieder Joyce Wieland “MUBI”: / “Ubuweb”: / “Wiki”: Canadian Ute Wieland Jamila Wignot Olivia Wilde Dorothy Wiley Jodi Wille Ashley Williams Kelli Williams Kimberly Williams-Paisley Lia Williams Zelda Williams Chandra Wilson Jane Wilson Lana Wilson Louise Wilson Mara Wilson Alice Winocour “MUBI”: Doris Wishman Alyce Wittenstein Agnieszka Wojtowicz-Vosloo “MUBI”: Leah Wolchok Bethany Ashton Wolf Lauren Wolkstein Elizabeth Wood Evan Rachel Wood Elizabeth Woodman Wright Kate Woods “MUBI”: Joanne Woodward Jessica Hope Woodworth Bonnie Wright Robin Wright Alice Wu “MUBI”: Sonja Wyss Zara Yacoub Eileen Yaghoobian “MUBI”: Naoko Yamada Tizuka Yamasaki Cathy Yan Ruby Yang Lise Yasui Pamela Yates Soon-rye Yim Ga-eun Yoon Maria Yoon Ashley York Kaila York Carlson Young Marti King Young Jessica Yu Jennifer Yuh Nelson Paule Zajdermann Julie Zammarchi Marcela Zamora Lili Fini Zanuck Yolande Zauberman Mayye Zayed Jasmila Zbanic “MUBI”: Marina Zenovich “MUBI”: Enid Zentelis Blerta Zeqiri Chloé Zhao Darya Zhuk Amy Ziering Constance Zimmer Hélène Zimmer Rebecca Zlotowski Malika Zouhali-Worrall Éva Zsurzs Silent Film Directors: Dorothy Arzner “MUBI”: Ruth Ann Baldwin Gemma Bellincioni-Stagno Francesca Bertini “MUBI”: Marguerite Bertsch Madeline Brandeis Ruth Bryan Owen Bianca Virginia Camagni Renée Carl Giulia Cassini Rizzotto Mrs. George Randolph Chester aka Lillian Christy Chester Julia Crawford Ivers Grace Cunard “MUBI”: Paula Dean aka Paula Blackton Lucie Derain Mrs. Sidney Drew aka Lucille McVey Lillian Ducey Germaine Dulac “MUBI”: Marion Fairfax Dorothy “Dot” Farley Helen Gardner Gene Gauntier Elizabeth Grimball Lillian Gish “MUBI”: Alice Guy-Blaché “MUBI”: Ella Hall Grace S. Haskins Gale Henry Anna Hofman-Uddgren Eugenie Magnus Ingleton Diana Karenne Lita Lawrence Louise Lovely Lottie Lyell Jeanie MacPherson Cleo Madison Frances Marion Vera McCord Paulette McDonagh Bess Meredyth Alma Morganstern a.k.a. Alma Morganstein Jane Murfin Angela Murray Gibson Musidora Alla Nazimova Miriam Nesbitt Mabel Normand “MUBI”: Elvira Notari Ida May Park Elizabeth Pickett Olga Preobrazhenskaya Elettra Raggio Stella Razeto Mrs. Wallace Reid a.k.a. Dorothy Davenport Reid Lotte Reiniger “MUBI”: Margaret Sanger Nell Shipman “MUBI”: Esfir Shub Tressie Souders Ruth Stonehouse Elizaveta Svilova Alice Terry “MUBI”: May Tully Lucie K. Villa Lule Warrenton Lois Weber “MUBI”: Kathlyn Williams Maria P. Williams Elsie Jane Wilson Margery Wilson Olga Wohlbrück Marion Wong Animation Directors: Mary Ellen Bute Helen Hill “MUBI”: Nicole Van Goethem “MUBI”: Evelyn Lambart Female Directors Without Profiles On (as of 3/12/10): Perry Miller Adato Madeline Anderson Saphia Azzedine Mirra Bank Maureen Blackwood “Peg Campbell”: Raymonde Carasco Claire Clouzot Jocelyne Lemaire Darnaud Anne Depetrini Yolanda DuLuart Svetlana Geier Gwyneth Gibby Cindy Lou Johnson Myna Joseph Nelly Kaplan Sarah Kernochan Lauren Lazin Nana Mchedlidze Laura Mulvey Katharina Otto-Bernstein Fatima Jebli Ouazzan Isabelle Partiot-Pieri Diane Pierens Ursula Puerrer Stephanie Rothman Amalie R. Rothschild Beatriz Flores Silva May Spils Barbara Trent Hermina Tyrlova director or film by director was nominated for an Academy Award *Note: I watch films directed by women for the month of March each year (since 2008). In March 2008, I saw films by: Agnieszka Holland, Marguerie Duras, Deborah Warner, Valerie Lemercier, Sophie Fillières, Dorothy Arzner, Chantal Akerman, Márta Mészáros, Vera Chytilová, Sophie Calle, Donna Deitch, Agnès Varda, Laetitia Masson, Danièle Huillet (co-directed with husband Jean-Marie Straub), Anne Fontaine, Kathryn Bigelow, Amy Berg, Catherine Breillat, Shirley Clarke, Barbara Loden, Sadie Benning, and Amanda Boyle In March 2009, I saw films by: Jane Campion, Sylvia Chang, Anne Fontaine, Dorothy Arzner, Françoise Romand, Claire Denis, Diane Kurys, Susan F. Walker, Claire Simon, Harriet Dodge & Silas Howard, Agnès Varda, Julie Gavras, Vera Chytilová, Diane Keaton In March 2010, I saw films by: Louise Archambault, Jacqueline Audry, Laurence Ferreira Barbosa, María Luisa Bemberg, Jane Campion, Liliana Cavani, Clara Chichin, Claire Denis, Michele Farinola & Mimi Freedman, Forugh Farrokhzad, Sophie Fillières, Patricia Foulkrod, Su Friedrich, Marleen Gorris, Alice Guy, Lucile Hadzihalilovic, Diane Kurys, Caroline Link, Marzieh Makhmalbaf, Ariane Mnouchkine, Jeanne Moreau, Phyllis Nagy, Shirin Neshat, Leontine Sagan Nadia Tass, Agnès Varda, Lois Weber and Lina Wertmüller In March 2011, I saw films by: Carine Adler, Aliona van der Horst, Catherine Binet, Kathy Sebbah, Angelina Maccarone, Samira Makhmalbaf, Anne Fontaine, Sarah Jacobson, Margarethe von Trotta, Ida Lupino, Diane Bertrand, Alison Maclean, Jane Spencer, Marilyne Canto, Pipilotti Rist, Glenda Leon, Cao Fei, Agnès Varda, and Lina Wertmüller In March 2012, I saw films by: Jennifer Abbott, Chantal Akerman, Paula Delsol, Sherry Horman, Sarah Kernochan, Mira Nair, Marie Pérennou, Nancy Savoca, Lillian F. Schwartz, Agnès Varda, and Carol Wiseman. In March 2013, I saw films by: Anne-Sophie Birot, Catherine Breillat, Hélène Cattet, Shirley Clarke, Barbara Connell, Tamra Davis, Claire Denis, Marina de Van, Marguerite Duras, Alice Guy-Blache, Clara Law, Sarah Maldoror, Lucrecia Martel, Kira Muratova, Ulrike Ottinger, Julia Reichert, Nancy Savoca, Susan Seidelman, Lynn Shelton, Cate Shortland, Marisa Silver, Claire Simon, Jen Soska, Sylvia Soska, and Jasmila Žbanić. In March 2014, I saw films by: Bonnie Sherr Klein, Ann Hui, Margarethe von Trotta, Torun Lian, Vicky Jenson, Margaret Brown, Betty Thomas, Nora Ephron, Kira Muratova, Paula van der Oest, Brenda Chapman, Vera Chytilova, Dearbhla Walsh, Drahuse Vihanová, Catherine Hardwicke, Allison Anders, and Jill Godmilow. In March 2015, I saw films by: Gillian Armstrong, Dorothy Arzner, Anne Bancroft, Julie Bertuccelli, Nanette Burstein, Rama Burshtein, Marina de Van, Dorota Kedzierzawska, Susanna Nicchiarelli, Agnieszka Holland, Alice Winocour, Sophie Fiennes, Agnès Varda, Penny Marshall, Natalia Brozynska, Chick Strand, Kira Muratova, Malika Pellicioli, Claudia Weill, Alison Klayman, Miranda July, Jehane Noujaim, Lucy Walker, Karen Harley, Margarida Cordeiro, Mai Zetterling, Anna Boden, Malgosia Szumowska, and Barbara Sass. In March 2016, I saw films by: Chantal Akerman, Asia Argento, Shirley Barrett, Joan Churchill, Savina Dellicour, Julie Delpy, Danièle Huillet, Jennifer Yuh Nelson, Mai Zetterling, and Anne Wheeler. In March 2017, I saw films by: Annette Apon, Kim Bartley, Lake Bell, Gurinder Chadha, Vera Chytilová, Byambasuren Davaa, Marguerite Duras, Anne Fontaine, Päivi Hartzell, Ann Hui, Rachel Lang, Tina Mabry, Lesley Manning, Rebecca Miller, Yvonne Rainer, Dorothy Davenport Reid, Nancy Savoca, Joyce Wieland, and Elizabeth Wood In March 2018, I saw films by: Nanette Burstein, Alison Chernick, Kat Coiro, Martha Coolidge, Gabriela Cowperthwaite, Maryann DeLeo, Katherine Dieckmann, Denise Di Novi, Mary Dore, Ava DuVernay, Liz Garbus, Ellen Goosenberg Kent, Catherine Hardwicke, Laura Israel, Julia Murat, Susan Raymond, Susan Saladoff, Lynn Shelton, and Amanda Sthers. In March 2019, I saw films by: Savannah Bloch, Laura Brownson, Morgan Capps, Maggie Greenwald, Rory Kennedy,N iki Padidar, Ralitza Petrova, Adina Pintilie, Claire Simon, Susan Sontag, Jilann Spitzmiller, and Naoko Yamada. In March 2020, I saw films by: Jennifer Baichwal, Christine Carrière, Jenny Carchman, Kelly Copper, Sarah Daggar-Nickson, Dianne Dreyer, Liz Garbus, Fabienne Godet, Valeria Golino, Rachel Israel, Leigh Janiak, Ellen Goosenberg Kent, Kamala Lopez, Tessa Louise-Salomé, Shola Lynch, Nancy Meckler, Amanda Micheli, Mariette Monpierre, Katharine O’Brien, Kelly Reichardt, Mina Shum, Margarethe von Trotta,Rachel Ward, and Rebecca Zlotowski. In March 2021, I saw films by: Justine Bateman, Celeste Bell, Aoife Crehan, Mallory Everton, Heidi Ewing, Charlène Favier, Lissette Feliciano, Emerald Fennell, Rachel Fleit, Yngvild Sve Flikke, Anne Fontaine, Nicole Garcia, Katherine Gilday, Stacey Gregg, Lucy Harvey, Marion Hill, Agnieszka Holland, Emily Cohen Ibañez, Kelley Kali, Sonia Kennebeck, Danielle Kummer, Marion Laine, Sara Landas, Delphine Lehericey, Suzanne Lindon, Zoe Lister-Jones, Elizabeth Lo, Ursula Macfarlane, Mei Makino, Angelique Molina, Natalie Morales, Andrea Blaugrund Nevins, Susanna Nicchiarelli, Megan Park, Holli Rae, Tamara Saviano, Amber Sealey, Jasmine Stodel, Fernanda Valadez, Mari Walker, Mary Wharton, Zoé Wittock, Jasmila Žbanić Last updated: Sept. 20, 2021 “Visit my site: Cinema Becomes Her”:

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