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Women Who Direct Documentaries

by Ally the Manic Listmaker
Ally Acker Marilyn Agrelo Chantal Akerman Mercedes Álvarez Julie Anderson Laurie Anderson Robin Anderson Eileen Anipare Alexandra Anthony Elaina Archer Jennifer Arnold Florence Ayisi Jean Bach Jennifer Baichwal Clio Barnard Juliet Bashore Cynthia Beatt Nancy Beffa Laetitia Belmadani Margot Benacerraf Amy Berg Brigitte Berman Nicole-Lise Bernheim Julie Bertucelli Stephanie Black Alexis Bloom Sandrine Bonnaire Chantal Briet Zana Briski Margaret Brown Nancy Buirski Martha Burr Sophie Calle Rebecca Cammisa Sheila Canavan Erin Lee Carr Albertina Carri Patricia Castaño Betsy Chasse Vera Chytilová Shirley Clarke Bonni Cohen Shari Cookson Petra… Read more

Ally Acker
Marilyn Agrelo
Chantal Akerman
Mercedes Álvarez
Julie Anderson
Laurie Anderson
Robin Anderson
Eileen Anipare
Alexandra Anthony
Elaina Archer
Jennifer Arnold
Florence Ayisi
Jean Bach
Jennifer Baichwal
Clio Barnard
Juliet Bashore
Cynthia Beatt
Nancy Beffa
Laetitia Belmadani
Margot Benacerraf
Amy Berg
Brigitte Berman
Nicole-Lise Bernheim
Julie Bertucelli
Stephanie Black
Alexis Bloom
Sandrine Bonnaire
Chantal Briet
Zana Briski
Margaret Brown
Nancy Buirski
Martha Burr
Sophie Calle
Rebecca Cammisa
Sheila Canavan
Erin Lee Carr
Albertina Carri
Patricia Castaño
Betsy Chasse
Vera Chytilová
Shirley Clarke
Bonni Cohen
Shari Cookson
Petra Costa
Gabriela Cowperthwaite
Marta Cunningham
Byambasuren Davaa
Kate Davis
Lucy Dawkins
Maryann DeLeo
Maria Demopoulos
Emmanuelle Demoris
Meredith DePaolo
Autumn de Wilde
Deborah Dickson
Elsa Dilmukhamedova
Abigail Disney
Rebecca Dreyfus
Tracy Droz Tragos
Marie Dumora
Ava DuVernay
Susan Dynner
Jessica Edwards
Agneta Elers-Jarleman
Grace Elliott
Tanaz Eshaghian
Kim Evans
Paola Faloja
Sophie Fiennes
Frances H. Flaherty
Sabaah Folayan
Anne-Laure Folly
Patricia Foulkrod
Su Friedrich
Susan Frömke
Laura Gabbert
Liz Garbus
Ana Maria Garcia
Julie Gayet
Katherine Gilday
Fabienne Godet
Linda Goldstein Knowlton
Ellen Goosenberg Kent
Vanessa Gould
Debra Granik
Jennifer Grausman
Pamela B. Green
Lauren Greenfield
Lourdes Grobet
Krystyna Gryczelowska
Mira Hamermesh
Johanna Hamilton
Barbara Hammer
Geneviève Hamon
Holly Hardman
Annekatrin Hendel
Cynthia Hill
Kathleen Hughes
Danièle Huillet
Allison Inman
Judy Irving
Annemarie Jacir
Lisa F. Jackson
Barbara Jampel
Kirsten Johnson
Lana Jokel
Winfried Junge
Nancy D. Kates
Naomi Kawase
Rory Kennedy
Gayle Kirschenbaum
Alison Klayman
Bonnie Sherr Klein
Sarah Klein
Diane Kolyer
Aneta Kopacz
Barbara Kopple
Salima Koroma
Martina Kudlácek
Nina Kusturica
Lyda Kuth
Pascale Lamche
Clara Law
Sharon Lockhart
Kim Longinotto
Tessa Louise-Salomé
Helena Lumbreras
Lian Lunson
Marie-Christine Malbert
Kalyanee Mam
Susan Marks
Margarita Martinez
Daphne Matziaraki
Elaine May
Patricia Mazuy
Hilla Medalia
Ivy Meeropol
Debbie Melnyk
Marie Menken
Márta Mészáros
Ariane Michel
Anne-Marie Miéville
Teodora Mihai
Elfi Mikesch
Cheryl Miller Houser
Ziba Mir-Hosseini
Freida Lee Mock
Carol Morley
Laura Mulvey
Vali Myers
Terre Nash
Sara Nesson
June Newton
Susanna Nicchiarelli
Jill Nicholls
Claudine Nougaret
Jehane Noujaim
Marie Nyreröd
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
Alanis Obomsawin
Jenni Olson
Louise Osmond
Alexis Ostrander Korycinski
Ulrike Ottinger
Lisanne Pajot
Laila Pakalnina
Lillie Paquette
Verena Paravel
Isabelle Partiot
Perri Peltz
Marie Pérennou
Julie Pifher
Daphne Pinkerson
Anne Claire Poirier
Laura Poitras
Hanna Polak
Jane Pollard
Sarah Polley
Amanda Pope
Dawn Porter
Gabrielle Provaas
Maria Ramos
Dana Ranga
Susan Raymond
Julia Reichert
Angela Ricci Lucchi
Leni Riefenstahl
Nadja Ringart
Marie-Monique Robin
Philippa Robinson
Diane Rochlin
Marta Rodríguez
Mercedes Moncada Rodríguez
Françoise Romand
Carole Roussopoulos
Caroline Rowland
Jocelyn Saab
Susan Saladoff
Margaret Sanger
Valeria Sarmiento
Nancy Savoca
Sabrina Schmidt Gordon
Carolyn M. Scott
Coline Serreau
Delphine Seyrig
Martha Shane
Justine Shapiro
Mina Shum
Claire Simon
Rani Singh
Lisanne Skyler
Stephanie Soechtig
Sheila Sofian
Debra Solomon
Susan Sontag
Irene Sosa
Penelope Spheeris
Connie Stevens
Jennifer Stoddart
Deborah Stratman
Ricki Stern
Marah Strauch
Elyse Steinberg
Anne Sundberg
Elizabeth Swados
Julia Sweeney
Astra Taylor
Irene Taylor Brodsky
Sarah Teale
Bridget Terry
Eva Testor
Franciszka Themerson
Ondi Timoner
Helena Trestíková
Monika Treut
Adalaida Trujillo
Leslee Udwin
Camila Guzmán Urzúa
Stéphanie Valloatto
Sabrina Van Tassel
Agnès Varda
Nicole Védrès
Sandrine Veysset
Cynthia Wade
Lucy Walker
Susan F. Walker
Laura Waters Hinson
Mareike Wegener
Yvonne Welbon
Jodi Wille
Marina Willer
Lana Wilson
Leah Wolchok
Katherine Fairfax Wright
Ruby Yang
Maria Yoon
Jessica Yu
Marina Zenovich
Malika Zouhali-Worrall

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Updated:
September 17, 2017

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