Friday, March 25, 2016

2016 Movie Releases | Directed by Women

36 TOTAL | 20 FEATURES | 11 DOCUMENTARIES | 1 ANIMATION | 2 ANTHOLOGY | 2 RE-RELEASES

2 WIDE RELEASES | 6 DEBUT FEATURES | 5 DEBUT DOCUMENTARIES

About Scout | Laurie Weltz
Feature | Review | Written by Laurie Weltz | Story by Laurie Weltz and India Ennenga
Released March 11 | Breaking Glass Pictures and Reel Red Films
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


All Roads Lead to Rome | Emma Lemhagen
Feature | Written by Josh Appignanesi and Cindy Myers
Released February 5 | Entertainment One Films
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


All the Time in the World | Suzanne Crocker
Debut Documentary | Released March 18
Ryan Bruce Levey Film Distribution and East Village Entertainment
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong | Emily Ting
Debut Feature | Written by Emily Ting
Released February 12 | Gravitas Ventures | Box Office
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


The Brainwashing of My Dad | Jen Senko
Documentary | Gravitas Ventures | Released March 18 | Box Office
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


Caged No More | Lisa Arnold
Feature | Written by Lisa Arnold and Molly Venzke
Released January 22 | Freestyle Releasing | Box Office
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


City of Gold | Laura Gabbert
Documentary | Released March 11 | Sundance Selects (IFC Films) | Box Office
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


A Country Called Home | Anna Axster
Debut Feature | Written by Anna Axster and Jim Beggarly
Released February 26 | Alchemy and ARC Entertainment
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


Here Come the Videofreex | Jenny Raskin and Jon Nealon
Documentary | Released March 11 | Long Shot Factory
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


Hot Water | Lizabeth Rogers and Kevin Flint
Debut Documentary | Released March 11 | Indican Pictures | Box Office
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


Jack of the Red Hearts | Janet Grillo
Feature | Written by Jennifer Deaton
Released February 26 | ARC Entertainment
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


King Georges | Erika Frankel
Debut Documentary | Released February 26 | Sundance Selects (IFC Films) | Box Office
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


Kung Fu Panda 3 | Jennifer Yuh Nelson and Alessandro Carloni
Animation | Written by Jonathan Aibel and Glenn Berger
Released January 29 | 20th Century Fox | Box Office | Wide Release: 3,955 theaters
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


Lolo | Julie Delpy
Feature | In French and English | Written by Julie Delpy and Eugénie Grandval
Released March 11 | FilmRise | Box Office
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


Marguerite & Julien | Valérie Donzelli
Feature | Review | In French | Written by Valérie Donzelli and Jérémie Elkaïm
Based on an original screenplay by Jean Gruault
Released February 26 | Sundance Selects (IFC Films) | Box Office
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


Mavis! | Jessica Edwards
Debut Documentary | Review | Released February 12 | HBO Documentary Films
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


Miracles from Heaven | Patricia Riggen
Feature | Written by Randy Brown | Based on the memoir by Christy Wilson Beam
Released March 18 | TriStar Pictures | Box Office | Wide Release: 3,047 theaters
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


Other People's Children | Liz Hinlein
Debut Feature | Written by Adrienne Harris
Released January 1 | Shoreline Entertainment
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


Papa aka Luo shan ji dao dan ji hua | Xiao Zheng
Feature | In Mandarin | Remake of 2012 Korean film (writer/director Han Ji-seung)
Released March 18 | United Entertainment Partners | Box Office
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


Portrait of a Serial Monogamist | Christina Zeidler and John Mitchell
Debut Feature | Written by Christina Zeidler and John Mitchell
Released January 29 | Wolfe Releasing
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


Providence | Sharon Wilharm
Feature | Written by Sharon Wilharm
Released February 12 | AMC Independent
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


River of Grass | Kelly Reichardt | 1994
Re-Release (Debut Feature) | Written by Kelly Reichardt
Story by Kelly Reichardt and Jesse Hartman
Released March 11 | Oscilloscope Laboratories | Box Office
Website | Fandor | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | Blu-ray | DVD | iTunes


Ron and Laura Take Back America | Janice Markham and Mel England
Feature (Mockumentary) | Written by Janice Markham and Mel England
Released March 25 | Ron and Laura Take Back America LLC
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


Saala Khadoos aka Irudhi Suttru | Sudha Kongara Prasad
Feature | Written by Sudha Kongara Prasad
Bilingual Release: Saala Khadoos in Hindi and Irudhi Suttru in Tamil
Released January 29 | UTV Communications | Box Office
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


Sanam Teri Kasam | Radhika Rao and Vinay Sapru
Feature | In Hindi | Written by Radhika Rao and Vinay Sapru
Released February 5 | Eros International | Box Office
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


Songs My Brothers Taught Me | Chloé Zhao
Debut Feature | Written by Chloé Zhao
Released March 4 | Highwayman Films | Box Office
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


Southbound | Roxanne Benjamin, David Bruckner, Patrick Hovarth, and Radio Silence
Anthology (Horror) | Written by Roxanne Benjamin, Matt Bettinelli-Olpin,
David Bruckner, Susan Burke, Dallas Hallam, and Patrick Hovarth
Released February 5 | The Orchard
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


The Student Nurses | Stephanie Rothman | 1970
Re-Release | Written by Don Spencer
Story by Stephanie Rothman and Charles S. Swartz
Released March 11 | Academy Film Archive
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


Sweet Bean | Naomi Kawase
Feature | In Japanese | Written by Naomi Kawase
Based on the novel An by Durian Sukegawa
Released March 18 | Kino Lorber | Box Office
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


Thank You for Playing | Malika Zouhali-Worrall and David Osit
Documentary | Released March 18 | FilmBuff
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


They Will Have to Kill Us First | Johanna Schwartz
Debut Documentary | In Bambara, Songhay, Tamashek, French, and English
Released March 4 | BBC Worldwide | Box Office
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


Trapped | Dawn Porter
Documentary | Released March 4 | Abramorama | Box Office
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


White Lies aka Tuakiri Huna | Dana Rotberg
Feature | In Maori and English
Based on the novella Medicine Woman by Witi Ihimaera
Released March 4 | ArtMattan Productions | Box Office
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


Yalom's Cure | Sabine Gisiger
Documentary | Released March 11 | First Run Features | Box Office
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


Yosemite | Gabrielle Demeestere
Debut Feature | Written by Gabrielle Demeestere
Based on the short stories Yosemite and Peter Parker by James Franco
Released on January 1 | Monterey Media | Box Office
Website | Netflix | Amazon Instant Video | DVD | iTunes


2016 Oscar-Nominated Short Films
Anthology | Released January 29 | Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures | Website | Box Office
Documentary: Chau, Beyond the Lines | Courtney Marsh | Netflix
Documentary: A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness | Shareem Obaid-Chinoy | Academy Award Winner
Documentary: Last Day of Freedom | Dee Hibbert-Jones and Nomi Talisman | Netflix




This list reflects U.S. theatrical releases of at least one week. Mid-week releases are included on Friday.
Per Box Office Mojo, a wide release is 600 or more theaters.

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