Women in the Director's Chair
Movie Recommendations

For those interested in women in the film industry, staff at Skokie Public Library have compiled a selected list of women directors. Click on the names of the directors to view a list of movies that they have directed, acted in, produced, or written. If you would prefer to see this list alphabetically by film title see Films Directed by Women.


Joey Lauren Adams
Come Early Morning. R. 2006. DVD Drama
Perry Miller Adato
Alfred Stieglitz: The Eloquent Eye. Not rated. 2001. DVD 770.92 A
Maren Ade
The Forest for the Trees. Not rated. 2003. DVD World (German)
Marilyn Agrelo
Mad Hot Ballroom. PG. 2005. DVD 793.33 M
Chantal Akerman
Chantal Akerman in the Seventies. Not rated. 1972-1978. DVD World (French)
Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles. Not rated. 1975.
DVD World (French)
Barbara Albert
Free Radicals. Not rated. 2003. DVD World (German)
Elizabeth Allen
Aquamarine. PG. 2006. Youth DVD
Lexi Alexander
Green Street Hooligans. R. 2005. DVD Drama
The Punisher: War Zone
. R. 2008. DVD Action/Adventure
Allison Anders
Four Rooms. R. 1995. DVD Comedy
Gas, Food, Lodging. R. 1992. DVD Drama
Grace of My Heart. R. 1996. DVD Drama
Mi Vida Loca. R. 1993. DVD Drama
Things Behind the Sun. R. 2001. DVD 791.4572 THI TV
Jane Anderson
If These Walls Could Talk 2. R. 2000. DVD 791.4572 IFT TV
Normal. Not rated. 2003. DVD 791.4572 NOR TV
The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio. PG-13. 2005. DVD Drama
Maya Angelou
Down in the Delta. PG-13. 1998. DVD Drama
Louise Archambault
Familia. Not rated. 2005. DVD World (French)
Francesca Archibugi
Verso Sera. Not rated. 1991. DVD World (Italian)
Asia Argento
The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things. R. 2004. DVD Drama
Gillian Armstrong
Charlotte Gray. PG-13. 2001. DVD Drama
Death Defying Acts: Houdini's Secret. PG. 2007. DVD Drama
Little Women. PG. 1994. DVD Drama
Mrs. Soffel. PG-13. 1984. DVD Drama
My Brilliant Career. G. 1979. DVD Drama
Oscar and Lucinda. R. 1997. DVD Drama
Gwen Arner
A Matter of Principle. Not rated. 2004. DVD 791.4572 MAT TV
Rosanna Arquette
Searching for Debra Winger. R. 2001. DVD 792.028082 S
Karen Arthur
The Locket. Not rated. 2002. DVD 791.4572 LOC TV
The Lost Child. Not rated. 2000. DVD 791.4572 LOS TV
True Women. PG-13. 1997. DVD 791.4572 TRU TV
Dorothy Arzner
Dance, Girl, Dance. Not rated. 1940. DVD Comedy
Shona Auerbach
Dear Frankie. PG-13. 2004. DVD Drama
Jamie Babbit
But I’m a Cheerleader. R. 1999. DVD Comedy
Neema Barnette
All You've Got. PG-13. 2006. DVD Drama
Miracle's Boys. Not rated. 2004. DVD 791.4572 MIR TV
Zora is My Name. Not rated. 1990. DVD 791.4572 ZOR TV
Drew Barrymore
Whip It. PG-13. 2009. DVD Comedy and Blu-ray Comedy
Edet Belzberg
Children Underground. Not rated. 2001. DVD 362.7 C
Jessica Bendinger
Stick It. PG-13. 2006. DVD Drama
Yamina Benguigui
Inch’Allah Dimanche. Not rated. 2001. DVD World (French)
Troy Beyer
Love Don't Cost a Thing. PG-13. 2003. DVD Comedy
Susanne Bier
After the Wedding. R. 2006. DVD World (Danish)
Brothers. R. 2004. DVD World (Danish)
Things We Lost in the Fire. R. 2007. DVD Drama
Kathryn Bigelow
The Hurt Locker. R. 2009. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama
K-19: The Widowmaker. PG-13. 2002. DVD Drama
Near Dark. R. 1987. DVD Horror
Point Break. Not rated. 1991. DVD Action/Adventure
The Weight of Water. R. 2000. DVD Drama
Hilary Birmingham
Tully. R. 2001. DVD Drama
Anne-Sophie Birot
Girls Can’t Swim. Not rated. 2000. DVD World (French)
Stephanie Black
Life and Debt. Not rated. 2001. DVD 917.292 L
Iciar Bollain
Take My Eyes. Not rated. 2003. DVD World (Spanish)
Caroline Bottaro
Queen to Play. Not rated. 2009. DVD World (French)
Sandrine Bonnaire
Her Name is Sabine. Not rated. 2007. DVD 616.85882 H
Catherine Breillat
Fat Girl. Not rated. 2001. DVD World (French)
Zana Briski (co-director)
Born Into Brothels. R. 2004. DVD 954.05 B
Hilary Brougher
Stephanie Daley. R. 2006. DVD Drama
Jane Campion
An Angel at My Table. R. 1989. DVD 791.4572 ANG TV
Bright Star. PG. 2009. DVD Drama
Holy Smoke! R. 1999. DVD Comedy
In the Cut. R. 2003. DVD Drama
The Piano. R. 1993. DVD Drama
Sweetie. Not rated. 1989. DVD Drama
Patricia Cardoso
Real Women Have Curves. PG-13. 2002. DVD Drama
Niki Caro
North Country. R. 2005. DVD Drama
Whale Rider. PG-13. 2002. DVD Drama
Zoe Cassavetes
Broken English. PG-13. 2007. DVD Comedy
Gurinder Chadha
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging. PG-13. 2008. DVD Comedy
Bend it Like Beckham. PG-13. 2002. DVD Comedy
Bride & Prejudice. PG-13. 2004. DVD Musical
What’s Cooking? PG-13. 2000. DVD Drama
Rebecca Chaiklin (co-director)
The Party's Over. Not rated. 2000. DVD 320.973 P
Tanuja Chandra
Sur: The Melody of Life. Not rated. 2002. DVD World (Hindi)
Sylvia Chang
Passion. Not rated. 2001. DVD World (Chinese)
Belinda Chayko
Lou. Not rated. 2010. DVD Drama
Joan Chen
Autumn in New York. PG-13. 2000. DVD Drama
Xiu Xiu. R. 1998. DVD World (Chinese)
Cher
If These Walls Could Talk. R. 1996. DVD 791.4572 IFT TV
Lisa Cholodenko
High Art. R. 1998. DVD Drama
Laurel Canyon. R. 2002. DVD Drama
Joyce Chopra
Hollywood Wives: A New Generation. Not rated. 2003. DVD 791.4572 HOL TV
The Lady in Question: A Cash Carter Mystery. Not rated. 1999.
DVD 791.4572 LAD TV
Isabel Coixet
Elegy. R. 2008. DVD Drama
My Life Without Me
. R. 2003. DVD Drama
The Secret Life of Words. Not rated. 2006. DVD Drama
Judy Collins (co-director)
Antonia: A Portrait of the Woman. Not rated. 1974. DVD 784.2092 A
Laurie Collyer
Sherrybaby. R. 2006. DVD Drama
Cristina Comencini
Don't Tell. R. 2005. DVD World (Italian)
Lorna Cook (co-director)
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimmaron. G. 2002. Youth DVD
Martha Coolidge
Angie. R. 1994. DVD Comedy
If These Walls Could Talk 2. R. 2000. DVD 791.4572 IFT TV
Introducing Dorothy Dandridge. R. 1999. DVD 791.4572 I TV
Lost in Yonkers. PG. 1993. DVD Comedy
Material Girls. PG. 2006. DVD Comedy
Out to Sea. PG-13. 1997. DVD Comedy
The Prince & Me. PG. 2004. DVD Drama
Rambling Rose. R. 1991. DVD Drama
Real Genius. PG. 1985. DVD Comedy
Valley Girl. R. 1982. DVD Comedy
Eleanor Coppola
Hearts of Darkness. R. 1991. DVD 791.43023 C7857he
Sofia Coppola
Lost in Translation. R. 2003. DVD Drama
Marie Antoinette. PG-13. 2006. DVD Drama
The Virgin Suicides. R. 1999. DVD Drama
Diane Crespo (co-director)
Arranged. Not rated. 2007. DVD Drama
Catherine Cyran
The Prince & Me: A Royal Honeymoon. PG. 2008. DVD Drama
The Prince & Me II: The Royal Wedding. PG. 2006. DVD Drama
White Wolves: A Cry in the Wild II. PG. 1993. DVD Action/Adventure
Julie Dash
Daughters of the Dust. Not rated. 1991. DVD Drama
The Rosa Parks Story. Not rated. 2002. DVD 791.4572 ROS TV
Byambasuren Davaa
The Cave of the Yellow Dog. G. 2005. DVD World (Mongolian)
Tamra Davis
Billy Madison. PG-13. 1995. DVD Comedy
Crossroads. PG-13. 2002. DVD Drama
Tiffanie DeBartolo
Dream for an Insomniac. R. 2006. DVD Comedy
Donna Deitch
The Devil’s Arithmetic. Not rated. 1999. DVD 791.4572 DEV TV
The Women of Brewster Place. Not rated. 1989. DVD 791.4572 WOM TV
Gaby Dellal
On a Clear Day. PG-13. 2005. DVD Drama
Julie Delpy
2 Days in Paris. R. 2007. DVD Comedy
Claire Denis
Beau Travail. Not rated. 1999. DVD World (French)
Chocolat. PG-13. 1988. DVD World (French)
The Intruder. Not rated. 2004. DVD World (French)
Anne DeSalvo
The Amati Girls. PG. 2001. DVD Drama
Katherine Dieckmann
Diggers. R. 2006. DVD Comedy
A Good Baby. Not rated. 2000. DVD Drama
Cecilia Domeyko
Cuba Mia: Portrait of an All-Women Orchestra. Not rated. 2002. DVD 780.82 C
Niva Dorell
What About Your Friends: Weekend Getaway. Not rated. 2002.
DVD 791.4572 WHA TV
Doris Dörrie
Cherry Blossoms. Not rated. 2008. DVD World (German)
How to Cook Your Life. PG-13. 2007. DVD 641.5637 H
Elissa Down
The Black Balloon. PG-13. 2008. DVD Drama
Sara Driver
Driverx4: The Lost and Found Films of Sara Driver. Not rated. 1981-1994.
DVD Drama
Germaine Dulac
Seashell and the Clergyman. Not rated. 1928. DVD 791.4375 A
Cheryl Dunye
My Baby's Daddy. PG-13. 2004. DVD Comedy
Judit Elek
Elie Wiesel Goes Home. Not rated. 1996. DVD B W6517eL
Aiyana Elliott
The Ballad of Ramblin’ Jack. PG-13. 2000. DVD B E467ba
Diane English
The Women. PG-13. 2008. DVD Comedy
Nora Ephron
Bewitched. PG-13. 2005. DVD Comedy
Lucky Numbers. R. 2000. DVD Comedy
Michael. PG. 1996. DVD Comedy
Sleepless in Seattle. PG. 1993. DVD Comedy
You’ve Got Mail. PG. 1998. DVD Comedy
Valerie Faris (co-director)
Little Miss Sunshine. R. 2006. DVD Comedy
Shana Feste
Country Strong. PG-13. 2010. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama
The Greatest. R. 2009. DVD Drama
Sally Field
Beautiful. PG-13. 2000. DVD Drama
Martha Fiennes
Onegin. R. 1999. DVD Drama
Jennifer Flackett (co-director)
Nim's Island. PG. 2008. Youth DVD
Anne Fletcher
Step Up. PG-13. 2006. DVD Drama
27 Dresses
. PG-13. 2008. DVD Comedy
Sheree Folkson
Casanova. Not rated. 2005. DVD 791.4572 CAS TV
My Family and Other Animals. Not rated. 2005. DVD 791.4572 MY TV
Touching Evil 2. Not rated. 1998. DVD 791.4572 TOU TV
Anne Fontaine
Coco Before Chanel. PG-13. 2009. DVD World (French) and Blu-ray World (French)
The Girl From Monaco. R. 2008. DVD World (French)
Nathalie. Not rated. 2003. DVD World (French)
Jodie Foster
Home for the Holidays. PG-13. 1995. DVD Comedy
Little Man Tate. PG. 1991. DVD Drama
Liz Friedlander
Take the Lead. PG-13. 2006. DVD Drama
Nisha Ganatra
Chutney Popcorn. Not rated. 1999. DVD Comedy
Eva Gardos
An American Rhapsody. PG-13. 2001. DVD Drama
Katja von Garnier
Blood and Chocolate. PG-13. 2007. DVD SF/Fantasy
Iron Jawed Angels. Not rated. 2004. DVD 791.4572 IRO TV
Sarah Gavron
Brick Lane. PG-13. 2007. DVD Drama
Lesli Linka Glatter
Now and Then. PG-13. 1995. DVD Comedy
Jill Godmilow
Antonia: A Portrait of the Woman. Not rated. 1974. DVD 784.2092 A
Waiting for the Moon
. Not rated. 1987. DVD Drama
Sandra Goldbacher
Ballet Shoes. PG. 2007. Youth DVD
The Governess. R. 1998. DVD Drama
Dayna Goldfine (co-director)
Ballets Russes. Not rated. 2005. DVD 792.80944 B
Jenniphr Goodman
The Tao of Steve. R. 2000. DVD Comedy
Dennie Gordon
What a Girl Wants. PG. 2003. DVD Drama
Marleen Gorris
Antonia’s Line. R. 1995. DVD World (Dutch)
Carolina. PG-13. 2002. DVD Comedy
The Luzhin Defence. PG-13. 2000. DVD Drama
Mrs. Dalloway. PG-13. 1997. DVD Drama
Maria Govan
Rain. R. 2008. DVD Drama
Debra Granik
Down to the Bone. R. 2004. DVD Drama
Winter's Bone. R. 2010. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama
 
Susannah Grant
Catch and Release. PG-13. 2006. DVD Comedy
Kerri Lee Green
Bellyfruit. Not rated. 1999. DVD Drama
Maggie Greenwald
The Ballad of Little Jo. R. 1993. DVD Western
Songcatcher
. PG-13. 2000. DVD Drama
Pernille Rose Grønkjær
The Monastery: Mr Vig & the Nun. Not rated. 2006. DVD 281.947 M
Alice Guy
The Ocean Waif. Not rated. 1916. DVD Drama
Lucile Hadzihalilovic
Innocence. R. 2004. DVD World (French)
Randa Haines
Children of a Lesser God. R. 1986. DVD Drama
Dance with Me. PG. 1998. DVD Drama
The Doctor. PG-13. 1991. DVD Drama
Wrestling Ernest Hemingway. PG-13. 1993. DVD Drama
Sanaa Hamri
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2. PG-13. 2008. DVD Drama
Something New
. PG-13. 2005. DVD Comedy
Catherine Hardwicke
Lords of Dogtown. PG-13. 2005. DVD Drama
The Nativity Story. PG. 2006. DVD Religious
Red Riding Hood. PG-13. 2011. DVD SF/Fantasy and Blu-ray SF/Fantasy
Thirteen. R. 2003. DVD Drama
Twilight
. PG-13. 2008. DVD SF/Fantasy
Mary Harron
American Psycho. R. 2000. DVD Drama
I Shot Andy Warhol. R. 1995. DVD Drama
The Notorious Bettie Page. R. 2005. DVD Drama
Kayo Hatta
Picture Bride. PG-13. 1995. DVD World (Japanese)
Mary Haverstick
Home. PG-13. 2008. DVD Drama
Salma Hayek
The Maldonado Miracle. PG. 2003. DVD 791.4572 MAL TV
Anne Heche
If These Walls Could Talk 2. R. 2000. DVD 791.4572 IFT TV
Amy Heckerling
Clueless. PG-13. 1995. DVD Comedy
Fast Times at Ridgemont High. R. 1982. DVD Comedy
I Could Never Be Your Woman. PG-13. 2007. DVD Comedy
Johnny Dangerously. PG-13. 1984. DVD Comedy
Look Who’s Talking
. PG-13. 1989. DVD Comedy
Look Who’s Talking, Too. PG-13. 1990. DVD Comedy
Loser. PG-13. 2000. DVD Comedy
National Lampoon’s European Vacation. PG-13. 1985. DVD Comedy
Chris Hegedus (co-director)
Down from the Mountain. Not rated. 2000. DVD 781.642 D
Elaine Stritch at Liberty. Not rated. 2004. DVD 792.642 ELA
The First Amendment Project. Not rated. 2004. DVD 342.73085 F
Only the Strong Survive: Celebration of Soul. PG-13. 2002. DVD 782.421643 O
Startup.com. R. 2001. DVD 658.054678 S
The War Room. PG. 1993. DVD 324.7 W
Agnieszka Holland
Angry Harvest. Not rated. 1984. DVD World (German)
Copying Beethoven. PG-13. 2006. DVD Drama
Europa, Europa
. R. 1991. DVD World (German)
The Healer. R. 2002. DVD Drama
The Secret Garden. G. 1993. Youth DVD
Shot in the Heart. R. 2001. DVD 791.4572 SHO TV
The Third Miracle. R. 1999. DVD Drama
Washington Square. PG. 1997. DVD Drama
Tonya S. Holly
When I Find the Ocean. Not rated. 2006. Youth DVD
Nicole Holofcener
Friends with Money. R. 2006. DVD Comedy
Lovely and Amazing. R. 2001. DVD Drama
Walking and Talking. R. 1996. DVD Comedy
Ann Hu
Shadow Magic. PG. 2000. DVD World (Chinese)
Bronwen Hughes
Forces of Nature. PG-13. 1999. DVD Comedy
Harriet, The Spy. PG. 1996. Youth DVD
Bonnie Hunt
Return to Me. PG. 2000. DVD Comedy
Courtney Hunt
Frozen River. R. 2008. DVD Drama
Helen Hunt
Then She Found Me. R. 2007. DVD Drama
Angelica Huston
Agnes Browne. R. 1999. DVD Drama
Bastard Out of Carolina. R. 1996. DVD Drama
Debbie Isitt
Confetti. R. 2006. DVD Comedy
Jeong Jae-eun
Take Care of My Cat. Not rated. 2001. DVD World (Korean)
Wanda Jakubowska
The Last Stage. Not rated. 1948. DVD World (Polish)
Agnès Jaoui
Look at Me. PG-13. 2004. DVD World (French)
The Taste of Others. R. 2000. DVD World (French)
Christine Jeffs
Rain. Not rated. 2001. DVD Drama
Sunshine Cleaning. R. 2009. DVD Comedy and Blu-ray Comedy
Sylvia
. R. 2003. DVD Drama
Patty Jenkins
Monster. R. 2003. DVD Drama
Tamara Jenkins
Savages. R. 2007. DVD Comedy
Slums of Beverly Hills. R. 1998. DVD Comedy
Victoria Jenson (co-director)
Shark Tale. PG. 2004. Youth DVD
Shrek. PG. 2001. Youth DVD
Angelina Jolie
In the Land of Blood and Honey. R. 2011. DVD/Blu-ray World (Multilingual)
Miranda July
Me and You and Everyone We Know. R. 2005. DVD Comedy
Deborah Kaplan (co-director)
Can't Hardly Wait. PG-13. 1998. DVD Comedy
Josie and the Pussycats. PG. 2001. DVD Comedy
Nicole Kassell
A Little Bit of Heaven. PG-13. 2011. DVD Comedy and Blu-ray Comedy
The Woodsman
. R. 2004. DVD Drama
Jessica Kavana-Dornbusch
Love & Debate. PG-13. 2006. DVD Comedy
Diane Keaton
Hanging Up. PG-13. 2000. DVD Comedy
Unstrung Heroes. PG. 1995. DVD Drama
Wildflower. PG-13. 1991. DVD 791.4572 WIL TV
Aviva Kempner
The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg. PG. 1998. DVD B G7987Li
Sarah Kernochan
All I Wanna Do! PG-13. 1998. DVD Comedy
Marjoe; Thoth. Not rated. 1972, 2002. DVD 269.2092 M
Farah Khan
Main Hoon Na. Not rated. 2004. DVD World (Hindi)
Om Shanti Om. PG-13. 2007. DVD World (Hindi)
Callie Khouri
Divine Secrets of the Ya Ya Sisterhood. PG-13. 2002. DVD Drama
Mad Money. PG-13. 2008. DVD Comedy
Beeban Kidron
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason. R. 2004. DVD Comedy
Swept from the Sea. PG-13. 1997. DVD Drama
To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar. PG-13. 1995. DVD Comedy
Used People. PG-13. 1992. DVD Comedy
Clare Kilner
How to Deal. PG-13. 2003. DVD Comedy
The Wedding Date
. PG-13. 2005. DVD Comedy
Barbara Kopple
American Dream. PG-13. 1990. DVD 331.892 A
Harlan County USA. PG. 1976. DVD 331.87 H
Havoc. R. 2005. DVD Drama
Shut Up & Sing. (co-directed). R. 2006. DVD 782.421642 S
Cristina Kotz Cornejo
3 Américas. Not rated. 2008. DVD World (Spanish)
Sue Kramer
Gray Matters. PG-13. 2007. DVD Comedy
Emily Kunstler (co-director)
William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe. Not rated. 2009. DVD B K9663wi
Sarah Kunstler (co-director)
William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe. Not rated. 2009. DVD B K9663wi
Diane Kurys
Children of the Century. Not rated. 1999. DVD World (French)
Karyn Kusama
Aeon Flux. PG-13. 2005. DVD SF/Fantasy
Girlfight. R. 2000. DVD Drama
Jennifer’s Body. R. 2009. DVD Horror
Nadine Labaki
Caramel. PG. 2007. DVD World (Arabic)
Christine Lahti
My First Mister. R. 2001. DVD Comedy
Mary Lambert
Pet Sematary. R. 1989. DVD Horror
Pet Sematary II. R. 1992. DVD Horror
Yelena Lanskaya
Hidden Places. Not rated. 2006. DVD 791.4572 HID TV
Clara Law
Autumn Moon. Not rated. 1992. DVD World (Chinese)
Lisa Lax (co-director)
Emmanuel's Gift. G. 2005. DVD 362.4083 E
Lauren Lazin
Tupac: Resurrection. R. 2003. DVD 782.421649 S5278.tu
Mimi Leder
Deep Impact. PG-13. 1998. DVD Drama
Pay it Forward. PG-13. 2000. DVD Drama
The Peacemaker. R. 1997. DVD Action/Adventure
Jeong-hyang Lee
The Way Home. PG. 2002. DVD World (Korean)
Jennifer Jason Leigh (co-director)
The Anniversary Party. R. 2001. DVD Drama
Kasi Lemmons
The Caveman’s Valentine. R. 2000. DVD Drama
Eve’s Bayou. R. 1997. DVD Drama
Talk to Me. R. 2007. DVD Drama
Yu Li
Dam Street. Not rated. 2005. DVD World (Chinese)
Lost in Beijing. Not rated. 2007. DVD World (Chinese)
Barbara Liebovitz
Annie Liebovitz: Life Through a Lens. Not rated. 2006. DVD 770.92 L525an
The FBI: A Revealing Inside Look at the Bureau
(co-directed). Not rated. 2003.
DVD 363.250973 F
Nnegest Likké
Phat Girlz. PG-13. 2006. DVD Comedy
Caroline Link
Beyond Silence. PG-13. 1997. DVD World (German)
Nowhere in Africa. R. 2001. DVD World (German)
Jennie Livingston
Paris is Burning. R. 1990. DVD 306.778 P
Marion Lipschutz (co-director)
The Education of Shelby Knox. Not rated. 2004. DVD 372.372 E
Claudia Llosa
Madeinusa. Not rated. 2006. DVD World (Spanish)
Phyllida Lloyd
Gloriana. Not rated. 2000. DVD 792.542 GLO
The Iron Lady
. PG-13. 2011. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama
Mamma Mia!
PG-13. 2008. DVD Musical
Julia Loktev
Day Night Day Night. Not rated. 2006. DVD Drama
Ida Lupino
The Hitch-Hiker. Not rated. 1953. DVD Drama
The Trouble With Angels. PG. 1966. DVD Comedy
Jennifer Chambers Lynch
Surveillance. R. 2008. DVD Drama
Hettie Macdonald
Beautiful Thing. R. 1996. DVD Drama
Alison Maclean
Jesus’ Son. R. 1999. DVD Drama
Madonna
W.E. R. 2011. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama
Maria Maggenti
Puccini for Beginners. Not rated. 2006. DVD Comedy
Sharon Maguire
Bridget Jones’s Diary. R. 2001. DVD Comedy
Cathy Malkasian (co-director)
The Wild Thornberrys Movie. PG. 2002. Youth DVD
Laura Mañá
Sexo por Compasión. Not rated. 2000. DVD World (Spanish)
Penny Marshall
Awakenings. PG-13. 1990. DVD Drama
Big. PG. 1988. DVD Comedy
A League of Their Own. PG. 1992. DVD Comedy
The Preacher’s Wife. PG. 1996. DVD Comedy
Renaissance Man. PG-13. 1994. DVD Comedy
Riding in Cars with Boys. PG-13. 2001. DVD Drama
Tonie Marshall
Venus Beauty Institute. R. 1999. DVD World (French)
Lucrecia Martel
The Headless Woman. Not rated. 2008. DVD World (Spanish)
The Holy Girl
. R. 2004. DVD World (Spanish)
Darnell Martin
I Like it Like That. R. 1994. DVD Drama
Their Eyes Were Watching God. Not rated. 2005. DVD 791.4572 THE TV
Elaine May
The Heartbreak Kid. PG. 1972. DVD Comedy
Mikey & Nicky. Not rated. 1976. DVD Drama
Daisy von Scherler Mayer
The Guru. R. 2002. DVD Comedy
Madeline. PG. 1998. Youth DVD
Party Girl. R. 1995. DVD Comedy
Francine McDougall
Cow Belles. G. 2006. Youth DVD
Sugar & Spice. PG-13. 2000. DVD Comedy
Deepa Mehta
Bollywood Hollywood. PG-13. 2002. DVD Comedy
Camilla. PG-13. 1994. DVD Drama
Earth. Not rated. 1999. DVD World (Hindi)
Fire. Not rated. 1996. DVD Drama
The Republic of Love. Not rated. 2003. DVD Drama
Water. PG-13. 2005. DVD World (Hindi)
Anna Melikyan
Mermaid. Not rated. 2007. DVD World (Russian)
Agnès Merlet
Artemisia. R. 1997. DVD World (French)
Nancy Meyers
The Holiday. PG-13. 2006. DVD Comedy
The Parent Trap. PG. 1998. Youth DVD
Something’s Gotta Give. PG-13. 2003. DVD Comedy
What Women Want. PG-13. 2000. DVD Comedy
Tahmineh Milani
Ceasefire. Not rated. 2006. DVD World (Farsi)
The Fifth Reaction
. Not rated. 2000. DVD World (Farsi)
The Hidden Half. Not rated. 2000. DVD World (Farsi)
Two Women. Not rated. 1999. DVD World (Farsi)
Unwanted Woman. Not rated. 2005. DVD World (Farsi)
Rebecca Miller
The Ballad of Jack and Rose. R. 2004. DVD Drama
Personal Velocity. R. 2002. DVD Drama
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee. R. 2009. DVD Drama
Freida Lee Mock
Bird by Bird with Annie: A Portrait of Writer Annie Lamott. Not rated. 1998.
DVD 818.54 L2354bi
Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision. Not rated. 1994. DVD B L7352ma
Return with Honor. Not rated. 1999. DVD 959.70437 R
Karen Moncrieff
Blue Car. R. 2002. DVD Drama
The Dead Girl. R. 2006. DVD Drama
Kate Montgomery
Christmas in the Clouds. PG. 2005. DVD Comedy
Jocelyn Moorhouse
How to Make an American Quilt. PG-13. 1995. DVD Drama
Proof. R. 1991. DVD Drama
A Thousand Acres. R. 1997. DVD Drama
Yolande Moreau (co-director)
When the Sea Rises. Not rated. 2004. DVD World (French)
Jackie Mow
A Girl's Life. Not rated. 2009. DVD 305.23082 G
Pat Murphy
Nora. R. 1999. DVD Drama
Ruba Nadda
Cairo Time. PG. 2009. DVD Drama
Phyllis Nagy
Mrs. Harris. Not rated. 2005. DVD 791.4572 MRS TV
Mira Nair
Amelia. PG-13. 2009. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama
Hysterical Blindness
. Not rated. 2002. DVD 791.4572 HYS TV
Kama Sutra. R. 1996. DVD Drama
Mississippi Masala. R. 1991. DVD Drama
Monsoon Wedding. R. 2001. DVD Comedy
The Namesake. PG-13. 2006. DVD Drama
The Perez Family. R. 1995. DVD Comedy
Salaam Bombay! Not rated. 1988. DVD World (Hindi)
Vanity Fair. PG-13. 2004. DVD Drama
Jessie Nelson
Corrina Corrina. PG. 1994. DVD Drama
I am Sam. PG-13. 2001. DVD Drama
Sandra Nettelbeck
Mostly Martha. PG. 2001. DVD World (German)
Paula van der Oest
Zus & Zo. Not rated. 2001. DVD World (Dutch)
Yoko Ono (co-director)
Imagine. Not rated. 1972. VHS 781.66 LEN
Melissa Painter
Wildflowers. R. 1999. DVD Drama
Euzhan Palcy
A Dry White Season. R. 1989. DVD Drama
Ruby Bridges. Not rated. 1998. Youth DVD
Nina Paley
Sita Sings the Blues. Not rated. 2008. DVD Animation
Sai Paranjpye
Chasme Buddoor. Not rated. 1981. DVD World (Hindi)
Katha. Not rated. 1983. DVD World (Hindi)
Cecilia Peck (co-director)
Shut Up & Sing. R. 2006. DVD 782.421642 S
Kimberly Peirce
Boys Don’t Cry. R. 1999. DVD Drama
Stop-Loss
. R. 2008. DVD Drama
Alexandra Pelosi
Journeys with George: A Home Movie. Not rated. 2002. DVD 973.931 J
Clare Peploe
The Triumph of Love. PG-13. 2001. DVD Drama
Rosie Perez
Yo soy Boricua, Pa'que Tu Lo Sepas! Not rated. 2006. DVD 305.8687295 Y
Sarah Poindexter
The Greatest Song. PG-13. 2008. DVD Drama
Sarah Polley
Away From Her. PG-13. 2006. DVD Drama
Léa Pool
The Blue Butterfly. PG. 2004. DVD Drama
Set Me Free. Not rated. 1999. VHS World
Sally Potter
The Man Who Cried. R. 2000. DVD Drama
Orlando. PG-13. 1992. DVD Drama
The Tango Lesson. PG. 1997. DVD Drama
Yes. R. 2004. DVD Drama
Deborah Pratt
Cora Unashamed. Not rated. 2000. DVD 791.4572 COR TV
Gina Prince-Bythewood
Love & Basketball. PG-13. 2000. DVD Drama
The Secret Life of Bees
. PG-13. 2008. DVD Drama
Lynne Ramsay
Morvern Callar. R. 2001. DVD Drama
Ratcatcher. Not rated. 1999. DVD Drama
We Need to Talk About Kevin. R. 2011. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama
Cathy Randall
Hey Hey It’s Esther Blueburger. PG-13. 2008. DVD Comedy
Anna Reeves
Oyster Farmer. Not rated. 2004. DVD Comedy
Kelly Reichardt
Old Joy. Not rated. 2006. DVD Drama
Lotte Reiniger
The Adventures of Prince Achmed. Not rated. 1926. Youth DVD
Georgina Garcia Riedel
How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer. R. 2005. DVD Comedy
Leni Riefenstahl
Olympia. Not rated. 1938. DVD 796.48 O
Triumph of the Will. Not rated. 1935. DVD 943.086 T
Patricia Riggen
Under the Same Moon. PG-13. 2007. DVD World (Spanish)
Maria Ripoll
Tortilla Soup. PG-13. 2001. DVD Drama
Angela Robinson
D.E.B.S. PG-13. 2004. DVD Comedy
Herbie Fully Loaded
. G. 2005. Youth DVD
Bethany Rooney
Danielle Steel's Mixed Blessings. Not rated. 1995. DVD 791.4572 DAN TV
Danielle Steel's Remembrance
. Not rated. 1996. DVD 791.4572 DAN TV
Lee Rose
What Girls Learn. PG. 2001. DVD 791.4572 WHA TV
Patricia Rozema
Kit Kittredge: An American Girl. G. 2008. Youth DVD
Mansfield Park
. PG-13. 1999. DVD Comedy
Helma Sanders-Brahms
Earthquake in Chile. Not rated. 1974. DVD World (German)
Arlene Sanford
I'll be Home for Christmas. PG. 1998. Youth DVD
Nancy Savoca
Dogfight. R. 1991. DVD Drama
If These Walls Could Talk. R. 1996. DVD 791.4572 IFT TV
Lone Scherfig
An Education. PG-13. 2009. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama
Italian for Beginners
. R. 2000. DVD World (Danish)
Wilbur (Wants to Kill Himself). R. 2002. DVD Comedy
Cynthia Scott
Strangers in Good Company. PG. 1990. DVD Drama
Susan Seidelman
Boynton Beach Club. R. 2005. DVD Comedy
Cookie. R. 1989. DVD Comedy
Desperately Seeking Susan. PG-13. 1985. DVD Comedy
Gaudi Afternoon. R. 2001. DVD Comedy
Power and Beauty
. R. 2002. DVD 791.4572 POW TV
Aparna Sen
15 Park Avenue. Not rated. 2005. DVD Drama
Coline Serreau
Chaos. Not rated. 2001. DVD World (French)
Laurie Gwen Shapiro (co-director)
Keep the River on Your Right. R. 2000. DVD 985.00498 K
Cate Shortland
Somersault. Not rated. 2004. DVD Drama
Jada Pinkett Smith
The Human Contract. R. 2008. DVD Drama
Jessica Sharzer
Speak. PG-13. 2004. DVD 791.4572 SPE TV
Adrienne Shelly
Waitress. PG-13. 2007. DVD Comedy
Kirsten Sheridan
August Rush. PG. 2007. DVD Drama
Mina Shum
Double Happiness. PG-13. 1994. DVD Drama
Long Life, Happiness, and Prosperity. Not rated. 2002. DVD Comedy
Joan Micklin Silver
Big Girls Don't Cry--They Get Even. PG. 1992. Youth DVD
Charms for the Easy Life. Not rated. 2002. DVD 791.4572 CHA TV
Crossing Delancey
. PG. 1988. DVD Comedy
Hester Street. PG. 1975. DVD Drama
Barbara Sonneborn
Regret to Inform. Not rated. 1998. DVD 959.704 R
Penelope Spheeris
The Little Rascals. PG. 1994. DVD Comedy
Wayne’s World. PG-13. 1992. DVD Comedy
Jill Sprecher
Clockwatchers. PG-13. 1997. DVD Comedy
Thin Ice. R. 2011. DVD Comedy and Blu-ray Comedy
13 Conversations About One Thing. R. 2001. DVD Drama
Andrea Staka
Fraulein. Not rated. 2006. DVD World (German)
Nancy Stern (co-director)
Emmanual's Gift. G. 2005. DVD 362.4083 E
Jean Stewart
The Long Run. R. 2000. DVD Drama
Barbra Streisand
The Mirror Has Two Faces. PG-13. 1996. DVD Comedy
The Prince of Tides. R. 1991. DVD Drama
Yentl. PG. 1983. DVD Musicall
Susan Stroman
The Producers. PG-13. 2005. DVD Comedy
Susanna Styron
Shadrach. PG-13. 1998. VHS Drama
Sara Sugarman
Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen. PG. 2004. Youth DVD
Julia Sweeney
God Said, "Ha!" PG-13. 1998. DVD Drama
Robin Swicord
The Jane Austen Book Club. PG-13. 2007. DVD Drama
Rachel Talalay
Tank Girl. R. 1995. DVD Comedy
The Wind in the Willows. Not rated. 2006. Youth DVD
Nadia Tass
Child Star: The Shirley Temple Story. PG. 2001. Youth DVD
Felicity: An American Girl Adventure. Not rated. 2005. Youth DVD
The Miracle Worker. PG. 2000. DVD 791.4572 MIR TV
Julie Taymor
Across the Universe. PG-13. 2007. DVD Musical
Frida. R. 2002. DVD Drama
Oedipus Rex. Not rated. 1992. DVD 792.542 OED
The Tempest. PG-13. 2011. DVD Comedy and Blu-ray Comedy
Titus
. R. 1999. DVD Drama
Betty Thomas
Dr. Doolittle. PG-13. 1998. DVD Comedy
I-Spy. PG-13. 2002. DVD Comedy
John Tucker Must Die. PG-13. 2006. DVD Comedy
28 Days. PG-13. 2000. DVD Drama
Caroline Thompson
Black Beauty. G. 1994. Youth DVD
Snow White: The Fairest of Them All. Not rated. 2000. DVD 791.4572 SNO TV
Danièle Thompson
Avenue Montaigne. PG-13. 2006. DVD Drama
Fina Torres
Woman on Top. R. 2000. DVD Comedy
Rose Troche
The Safety of Objects. R. 2001. DVD Drama
Margarethe von Trotta
Rosenstrasse. PG-13. 2003. DVD World (German)
Liv Ullmann
Faithless. R. 2000. DVD World (Swedish)
Yesim Ustaoglu
Journey to the Sun. Not rated. 1999. DVD World (Turkish)
Agnes Varda
Le Bonheur. Not rated. 1965. DVD World (French)
Cléo from 5 to 7. Not rated. 1961. DVD World (French)
Jacquot. PG. 1991. VHS World
La Pointe-Courte. Not rated. 1954. DVD World (French)
Vagabond. R. 1985. DVD World (French)
Wiebke von Carolsfeld
Marion Bridge. Not rated. 2002. DVD Drama
Aisling Walsh
Fingersmith. Not rated. 2005. DVD 791.4572 FIN TV
Lois Weber
Hypocrites. Not rated. 1915. DVD Drama
Audrey Wells
Under the Tuscan Sun. PG-13. 2003. DVD Drama
Lina Wertmuller
Ciao Professore! R. 1993. DVD World (Italian)
Ferdinando and Carolina. Not rated. 1999. DVD World (Italian)
The Nymph. Not rated. 1996. DVD World (Italian)
Seven Beauties. Not rated. 1975. DVD World (Italian)
Summer Night. Not rated. 1986. DVD World (Italian)
Swept Away
. R. 1974. DVD World (Italian)
Tanya Wexler
Hysteria. R. 2011. DVD Comedy and Blu-ray Comedy
Anne Wheeler
Mail Order Bride. Not rated. 2009. DVD 791.4572 MAI TV
Susanna White
Bleak House (co-directed). Not rated. 2005. DVD 792.4572 BLE TV
Jane Eyre. Not rated. 2006. DVD 791.4572 JAN TV
Alice Wu
Saving Face. R. 2004. DVD Comedy
Jiang Xiao
Electric Shadows. Not rated. 2004. DVD World (Chinese)
Pamela Yates
When the Mountains Tremble. Not rated. 1983. DVD 972.8100497 W
Karen Yedaya
Jaffa. Not rated. 2009. DVD World (Hebrew)
Or: My Treasure. Not rated. 2004. DVD World (Hebrew)
Ning Ying
Zhao Le. Not rated. 1993. DVD World (Chinese)
Jessica Yu
In the Realms of the Unreal: The Mystery of Henry Darger. Not rated. 2004.
DVD 759.13 D217in
Enid Zentelis
Evergreen. PG-13. 2004. DVD Drama