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03.08.2023 News & Culture

7 Films You Might Not Know Are Directed by Female Filmmakers

7 films directed by female filmmakers

7 Films You Might Not Know Are Directed by Female Filmmakers

Happy International Women's Day! How many films can you name off of the top of your head that are directed by women? Here's a list of 7 films that you might not know are directed by female filmmakers!

Sleepless in Seattle (1993) directed by Nora Ephron

A recently widowed man's son calls a radio talk-show in an attempt to find his father a partner.

Clueless (1995) directed by Amy Heckerling

Shallow, rich and socially successful Cher is at the top of her Beverly Hills high school's pecking scale. Seeing herself as a matchmaker, Cher first coaxes two teachers into dating each other.

The Matrix (1999) directed by The Wachowskis (Lana and Lilly Wachowski)

When a beautiful stranger leads computer hacker Neo to a forbidding underworld, he discovers the shocking truth--the life he knows is the elaborate deception of an evil cyber-intelligence.

Twilight (2008) directed by Catherine Hardwicke

When Bella Swan moves to a small town in the Pacific Northwest, she falls in love with Edward Cullen, a mysterious classmate who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire.

The Hurt Locker (2009) directed by Kathryn Bigelow

During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work.

Selma (2014) directed by Ava DuVernay

A chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.

Wonder Woman (2017) directed by Patty Jenkins

When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.

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