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Women Directors 2018: List

63 TOTAL | 45 FEATURES | 17 DOCUMENTARIES | 0 ANIMATION | 1 ANTHOLOGY | 0 RE-RELEASE
4 WIDE RELEASE | 24 DEBUT FEATURES | 6 DEBUT DOCUMENTARIES

• All I Wish | Susan Walter
Debut Feature | Written by Susan Walter
Released March 30 | Paladin

• Beauty and the Dogs | Kaouther Ben Hania
Feature | In Arabic | Written by Kaouther Ben Hania
Released March 23 | Oscilloscope Laboratories

• Becks | Elizabeth Rohrbaugh and Daniel Powell
Debut Feature | Written by Elizabeth Rohrbaugh, Rebecca Drysdale, and Daniel Powell
Released February 9 | Blue Fox Entertainment

• Blame | Quinn Shephard
Debut Feature | Written by Quinn Shephard
Story by Laurie Shephard and Quinn Shephard
Released January 5 | Samuel Goldwyn Films
Streaming on Amazon Prime

• Blockers | Kay Cannon
Debut Feature | Written by Brian Kehoe and Jim Kehoe
Released April 6 | Universal Pictures | Wide Release: 3,418 theaters

• The Boy Downstairs | Sophie Brooks
Debut Feature | Written by Sophie Brooks
Released February 16 | FilmRise

• Chasing Great | Michelle Walshe and Justin Pemberton
Debut Documentary | Released March 2 | Abramorama Films

• Dear Dictator | Lisa Addario and Joe Syracuse
Feature | Written by Lisa Addario and Joe Syracuse
Released March 16 | Cinedigm

• First Match | Olivia Newman
Debut Feature | Written by Olivia Newman
Based on her 2010 short film
Released March 30 | Netflix Original
Streaming on Netflix

• Forever My Girl | Bethany Ashton Wolf
Feature | Written by Bethany Ashton Wolf
Based on the 2012 novel by Heidi McLaughlin
Released January 19 | Roadside Attractions | Wide Release: 1,114 theaters

• The Female Brain | Whitney Cummings
Debut Documentary | Released February 9 | IFC Films

• Foreign Body | Raja Amari
Feature | In French and Arabic | Written by Raja Amari
Released March 16 | ArtMattan Productions

Freak Show | Trudie Styler
Debut Feature | Written by Beth Rigazio and Patrick J. Clifton
Based on the 2007 novel by James St. James
Released January 12 | IFC Films

• Furlough | Laurie Collyer
Feature | Written by Barry Strugatz
Released March 16 | IFC Films

• Girls vs. Gangsters | Chun-Chun Wong
Feature | In Mandarin | Written by Chun-Chun Wong, Skipper Cheng, Daryl Doo, and Silver Hau
Released March 9 | Well Go USA

• Goldbuster | Sandra Kwan Yue Ng
Debut Feature | In Cantonese and Mandarin | Written by Muchun Cha, Yee-Hing Wong, and Yunhai Zhou
Released January 5 | Well Go USA

• Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami | Sophie Fiennes
Documentary | Released April 13 | Kino Lorber

• Half Magic | Heather Graham
Debut Feature | Written by Heather Graham
Released February 23 | Momentum Pictures
Streaming on Hulu

• The Homeless Chorus Speaks | Susan Polis Schutz
Documentary | Released March 9 | Iron Zeal Films

• I Feel Pretty | Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein
Debut Feature | Written by Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein
Released April 20 | STX Entertainment | Wide Release: 3,440 theaters

• In Between | Maysaloun Hamoud
Debut Feature | In Arabic and Hebrew | Written by Maysaloun Hamoud
Released January 5 | Film Movement

• In the Land of Pomegranates | Hava Kohav Beller
Documentary | In Arabic and Hebrew | Released January 5 | First Run Features

• Irreplaceable You | Stephanie Laing
Debut Feature | Written by Bess Wohl
Released February 16 | Netflix Original
Streaming on Netflix

• Itzhak | Alison Chernick
Documentary | Released March 9 | Greenwich Entertainment

• The Judge | Erika Cohn
Documentary | Released April 13 | Idle Wild Films

Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story | Kate McIntyre Clere and Mick McIntyre
Documentary | Released January 19 | Abramorama and Indievillage

• Keep the Change | Rachel Israel
Debut Feature | Written by Rachel Israel
Based on her 2013 short film
Released March 16 | Kino Lorber

• Little Pink House | Courtney Balaker
Debut Feature | Written by Courtney Balaker
Released April 20 | Dada Films

• Lives Well Lived | Sky Bergman
Debut Documentary | Released April 20 | Shadow Distribution

• Lou Andreas-Salomé: The Audacity to Be Free | Corula Kablitz-Post
Debut Feature | In German, Italian, and Russian | Written by Corula Kablitz-Post and Susanne Hertel
Released April 20 | Cinema Libre Studio

• Madame | Amanda Sthers
Feature | In English, French, and Spanish | Written by Amanda Sthers and Matthew Robbins
Released March 23 | Blue Fox Entertainment

• Maineland | Miao Wang
Documentary | In English and Mandarin | Released March 16 | Cargo Films and Releasing

• Manasuku Nachindi | Manjula Ghattamaneni
Debut Feature | In Telegu | Written by Manjula Ghattamaneni
Released February 16 | Indira Productions

• Mantra: Sounds into Silence | Georgia Wyss and Wari Om
Debut Documentary | Released April 20 | Gathr

• My Art | Laurie Simmons
Debut Feature | Written by Laurie Simons
Released January 12 | Film Movement
Streaming on Amazon Prime

• Nana | Serena Dykman
Debut Documentary | Released April 13 | First Run Features

• No Light and No Land Anywhere | Amber Sealy
Feature | Written by Amber Sealy
Released March 16 | Factory 25

• Oh Lucy! | Atsuko Hirayanagi
Debut Feature | Written by Atsuko Hirayanagi and Boris Frumin
Based on her 2014 short film
Released March 2 | Film Movement

• On Body and Soul | Ildikó Enyedi
Feature | In Hungarian | Written by Ildikó Enyedi
Released February 2 | Netflix Original
Streaming on Netflix

• Our Blood is Wine | Emily Railsback
Debut Documentary | In English and Georgian | Released March 9 | Music Box Films

• Outside In | Lynn Shelton
Feature | Written by Lynn Shelton and Jay Duplass
Released March 30 | The Orchard
Streaming on Netflix

• The Party | Sally Potter
Feature | Written by Sally Potter
Released February 16 | Roadside Attractions

• The Polka King | Maya Forbes
Feature | Written by Maya Forbes and Wallace Wolodarsky
Released January 12 | Netflix Original
Streaming on Netflix

• Project Eden | Ashlee Jensen and Terrance M. Young
Feature | Written by Ashlee Jensen and Terrance M. Young
Released January 5 | Alarm Pictures
Streaming on Hulu

• Rangula Ratnam | Sree Ranjani
Debut Feature | In Telugu | Written by Sree Ranjani
Released January 12 | Annapurna Studios

The Revival | Jennifer Gerber
Debut Feature | Written by Samuel Brett Williams
Based on his 2010 play
Released January 19 | Breaking Glass Pictures

• The Rider | Chloé Zhao
Feature | Written by Chloé Zhao
Released April 13 | Sony Pictures Classics

• Seeing Allred | Roberta Grossman and Sophie Sartain
Documentary | Released February 9 | Netflix Original
Streaming on Netflix

• Signature Move | Jennifer Reeder
Feature | Written by Fawzia Mirza and Lisa Donato
Released February 9 | Chicago Film Project and Newcity

• Spiral | Laurie Fairrie
Documentary | Released April 6 | Cohen Media Group

• The Strange Ones | Lauren Wolkstein and Christopher Radcliff
Debut Feature | Written by Lauren Wolkstein and Christopher Radcliff
Based on their 2011 short film
Released January 5 | Vertical Entertainment and DirecTV
Streaming on Hulu

• This is Home: A Refugee Story | Alexandra Shiva
Documentary | Released April 6 | Epix

• Vazante | Daniela Thomas
Feature | In Portuguese | Written by Daniela Thomas and Beto Amaral
Released January 12 | Music Box Films

• ¡Viva Kino! | Lia Giovanazzi Beltrami
Documentary | Released March 9 | Indie Rights
Streaming on Amazon Prime

• Werewolf | Ashley McKenzie
Written by Ashley McKenzie
Released March 2 | Factory 25

• Western | Valeska Grisebach
Feature | In German and Bulgarian | Written by Valeska Grisebach
Released February 16 | Cinema Guild

• A Wrinkle in Time | Ava DuVernay
Feature | Written by Jennifer Lee and Jeff Stockwell
Based on the 1962 novel by Madeleine L’Engle
Released March 9 | Buena Vista (Disney) | Wide Release: 3,980 theaters

• You Were Never Really Here | Lynne Ramsay
Feature | Written by Lynne Ramsay
Based on the 2013 novel by Jonathan Ames
Released April 6 | Amazon Studios

• Zama | Lucrecia Martel
Feature | In Spanish | Written by Lucrecia Martel
Based on the 1956 novel by Antonio di Benedetto
Released April 13 | Strand Releasing

• 6 Balloons | Marja-Lewis Ryan
Debut Feature | Written by Marja-Lewis Ryan
Released April 6 | Netflix Original
Streaming on Netflix

• 10×10 | Suzi Ewing
Debut Feature | Written by Noel Clarke
Released April 13 | Vertical Entertainment

• 20 Weeks | Leena Pendharkar
Feature | Written by Leena Pendharkar
Released April 13 | Uncork’d Entertainment

• 2018 Oscar-Nominated Short Films
Anthology | Released February 9 | Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures
Live Action: Watu Wote/All of Us | Katja Benrath
Animation: Negative Space | Ru Kuwahata and Max Porter
Documentary: Edith + Eddie | Laura Checkoway
Documentary: Heroin(e) | Elaine McMillion Sheldon
Documentary: Traffic Stop | Kate Davis