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SHOWING 196 FILMS SORTED BY GENRE: 'FEMALE SCREENWRITER(S)'
Casual

CASUAL

  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 56 minutes
  • Country: USA
Season 3 returns with everyone's favorite co-dependent siblings Valerie and Alex. They continue to live deep in each others emotional lives as they raise Valerie's daughter Laura. Following dramatic life changes at the end of the last season, Valerie and Alex are adjusting to a new normal while continuing to struggle to maintain boundaries with each other.

After the episode: A conversation with creator and executive producer Zander Lehmann, executive producers, Liz Tigelaar, Helen Estabrook, and cast members Michaela Watkins, Nyasha Hatendi,Tommy Dewey, and Tara Lynne Barr. Moderated by Hollywood Editor for New York Magazine and Vulture, Stacey Wilson Hunt. |Read More
Female Director(s), Comedy, Female Screenwriter(s)
Children of the Mountain

CHILDREN OF THE MOUNTAIN

  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 101 minutes
  • Directed By: Priscilla Anany
  • Country: USA, Ghana
When a young woman gives birth to a deformed and sickly child, she becomes the victim of cruelty and superstition in her Ghanaian community. Discarded by her lover, she is convinced she suffers from a ‘dirty womb,’ and embarks on a journey to heal her son and create a future for them both. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), NY Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s), African American Director(s)
Compared to What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank

COMPARED TO WHAT: THE IMPROBABLE JOURNEY OF BARNEY FRANK

  • Release Year: 2013
  • Runtime: 87 minutes
  • Directed By: Michael Chandler and Sheila Canavan
  • Country: USA
Compared to What is a rare and intimate peek into the life of Barney Frank, the quick-witted, cantankerous, and first openly gay Congressman in the United States. On the verge of his retirement, Frank reflects on his 40 years in office and the role his own homosexuality played in his campaigns for social justice. |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary, Relationships, Female Screenwriter(s)
CUT

CUT

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 7 minutes
  • Directed By: Anita Thacher
  • Country: USA
CUT appropriates six classic black and white Hollywood film clips from the 30s and 40s. The images and sound are reconfigured through graphic and sequential interventions. The disruptions refocus and enhance our attention to obscure aspects of the films and compel us to watch anew with heightened awareness.

Screening in Shorts Program: Digital Dilemma |Read More
Female Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s), Experimental, Returning Filmmaker
Departure

DEPARTURE

  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 87 minutes
  • Directed By: Lana Wilson
  • Country: USA
Lana Wilson follows up her award-winning film, After Tiller, with this profile of Ittetsu Nemoto, a Buddhist priest renowned for saving the lives of countless suicidal people. But Nemoto, suffering from heart disease and supporting his wife and young son, risks his life carrying the heavy emotional load to support those who no longer want to live. When saving others takes such a toll, can he find the resiliency to save himself? |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary, Female Screenwriter(s)
Dinner Party

DINNER PARTY

Dinner Party tells the incredible story of Betty and Barney Hill, an interracial couple who made the first report of a UFO abduction in America in 1961. Having sought hypnosis to recover memories of their inexplicable experience, the Hills decide to listen to the recording of their session during a dinner party—and what they hear could change their lives forever. |Read More
Animation, Horror, Action, Drama, Thriller, Science Fiction, Latino Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s), Tribeca Film Festival Alumni, Technology
Divine Order

DIVINE ORDER

  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 96 minutes
  • Directed By: Petra Volpe
  • Country: Switzerland
Political leaders in Switzerland cited ‘Divine Order’ as the reason why women still did not have the right to vote as late as 1970. Director Petra Volpe explores this surprising history through the story of Nora, a quiet housewife from a quaint village searching for the fierce suffragette leader inside her. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Comedy, Female Screenwriter(s)
Every Secret Thing

EVERY SECRET THING

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 93 minutes
  • Directed By: Amy Berg
  • Country: USA
A baby goes missing in a New York suburb. Two young girls serve seven years for the crime and are released into a town that has neither forgiven nor forgotten. Soon, another child is missing, and two detectives investigate the mystery in a community where everyone seems to have a secret. An ensemble cast including Elizabeth Banks, Diane Lane, Dakota Fanning, and Nate Parker brings to life Laura Lippman’s acclaimed novel of secrets and murder. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Crime, New York, Female Screenwriter(s)
Family I Had

FAMILY I HAD

  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 77 minutes
  • Directed By: Katie Green and Carlye Rubin
  • Country: USA
In The Family I Had, a mother recalls how her seemingly brilliant teenage son came to shatter their idyllic family through one horribly violent and shocking act. Now, left to pick up the pieces, the survivors test the boundaries of their newly defined reality in this moving true crime exploration of the nature and limits of familial love. |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary, Female Screenwriter(s)