#DirectedByWomen Netflix UK Viewing Possibilities

Tomorrow marks the start of 2018’s #DirectedByWomen, a month long celebration of women-made films. Anyone can participate and find out more info at the Directed By Women website. To give you some inspiration here is a length list (not exhaustive) of Women Directed films currently streaming on Netflix UK.

  • Like Father (2018) dir. Lauren Miller NETFLIX ORIGINAL COMEDY/DRAMA
  • The Party (2017) dir. Sally Potter COMEDY/DRAMA
  • Set It Up (2018) dir. Claire Scanlon NETFLIX ORIGINAL COMEDY/ROMANCE
  • Home Again (2017) dir. Hallie Meyers-Shyer COMEDY/DRAMA/ROMANCE
  • The Feels (2017) dir. Jenée LaMarque LGBT COMEDY/ROMANCE
  • Friends with Money (2006) dir. Nicole Holofcener COMEDY/DRAMA/ROMANCE
  • What Happened, Miss Simone? (2015) dir. Liz Garbus NETFLIX ORIGINAL MUSIC DOCUMENTARY
  • The Intern (2015) dir. Nancy Meyers COMEDY/DRAMA
  • Dude (2018) dir. Olivia Milch NETFLIX ORIGINAL COMEDY/DRAMA
  • The Intervention (2016) dir. Clea DuVall COMEDY/DRAMA
  • 13TH (2016) dir. Ava Duvernay NETFLIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY
  • Hot Girls Wanted (2015) dir. Jill Bauer & Ronna Gradus DOCUMENTARY
  • The Meddler (2015) dir. Lorene Scafaria COMEDY/DRAMA/ROMANCE
  • Burn Burn Burn (2015) dir. Chanya Button COMEDY/DRAMA
  • Shark Tale (2004) dir. Vicky Jenson, Bibo Bergeron, Rob Letterman ANIMATION
  • Almost Adults (2016) dir. Sarah Rotella COMEDY/DRAMA
  • To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before (2018) dir. Susan Johnson NETFLIX ORIGINAL TEEN/ROMANCE
  • The Little Rascals (1994) dir. Penelope Spheeris FAMILY/COMEDY
  • I Am Not An Easy Man (2018) dir. Eléonore Pourriat NETFLIX ORIGINAL COMEDY (FRANCE)
  • I am Ali (2014) dir. Clare Lewins SPORTS DOCUMENTARY
  • Miss Sharon Jones! (2015) dir. Barbara Kopple MUSIC DOCUMENTARY
  • One of Us (2017) dir. Heidi Ewing & Rachel Grady NETFLIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY
  • Blackfish (2013) dir. Gabriela Cowperthwaite DOCUMENTARY
  • To Each, Her Own (2018) dir. Myriam Aziza NETFLIX ORIGINAL LGBT ROMANCE/COMEDY (FRANCE)
  • Big Stone Gap (2014) dir. Adriana Trigiani COMEDY/ROMANCE
  • The Standoff (2016) dir.  Ilyssa Goodman COMEDY
  • Madeline (1998) dir. Daisy Von Scherler Mayer FAMILY/COMEDY
  • Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) dir. Jennifer Yuh Nelson ANIMATION
  • Jessica Darling’s It List (2016) dir. Ali Scher FAMILY
  • Josie and the Pussycats (2001) dir. Deborah Kaplan, Harry Elfont COMEDY/MUSIC
  • Camp Cool Kids (2017) dir. Lisa Arnold FAMILY/COMEDY
  • The Polka King (2017) dir. Maya Forbes NETFLIX ORIGINAL COMEDY
  • Tricked: The Documentary (2013) dir. Jane Wells & John Keith Wasson DOCUMENTARY
  • Jewel’s Catch One (2016) dir. C. Fitz LGBT DOCUMENTARY
  • Tig (2015) dir. Kristina Goolsby & Ashley York DOCUMENTARY
  • Saving Capitalism (2017) dir. Sari Gilman & Jacob Kornbluth DOCUMENTARY
  • Floating! (2015) dir. Julia C. Kaiser COMEDY/DRAMA (GERMANY)
  • The Baby-Sitters Club (1995) dir. Melanie Mayron COMEDY/FAMILY
  • Everybody Loves Somebody (2015) dir. Catalina Aguilar Mastretta COMEDY/ROMANCE (MEXICO)
  • A Five Star Life (2013) dir. Maria Sole Tognazzi DRAMA/ROMANCE (ITALY)
  • Ghost Patrol (2016) dir. Karen J. Lloyd FAMILY/ANIMATION
  • Return to Me (2000) dir. Bonnie Hunt COMEDY/DRAMA/ROMANCE
  • Janis: Little Girl Blue (2015) dir. Amy Berg MUSIC DOCUMENTARY
  • Temporary Family (2014) dir. Goo-Bi GC COMEDY/DRAMA (HONG KONG)
  • Wedding Unplanned (2017) dir. Reem Kherici COMEDY/DRAMA
  • Dear Zindagi (2016) dir. Gauri Shinde DRAMA/ROMANCE (INDIA)
  • Mr Roosevelt (2017) dir. Noël Wells COMEDY
  • We Are Pregnant (2016) dir. Juana Macías COMEDY (SPAIN)
  • The Edge of Seventeen (2016) dir. Kelly Fremon Craig TEEN/COMEDY/DRAMA
  • American Psycho (2000) dir. Mary Harron CRIME/DRAMA
  • Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008) dir. Gurinder Chadha TEEN/COMEDY/ROMANCE
  • Kingdom of Us (2017) dir. Lucy Cohen DOCUMENTARY
  • My Beautiful Broken Brain (2014) dir. Sophie Robinson & Lotje Sodderland DOCUMENTARY
  • Say When/Laggies (2014) dir. Lynn Shelton COMEDY/DRAMA
  • Bachelorette (2012) dir. Leslye Headland COMEDY
  • Their Finest (2016) dir. Lone Scherfig PERIOD DRAMA/ROMANCE
  • Tank Girl (1995) dir. Rachel Talalay ACTION/COMEDY/SCI-FI
  • Deidra & Laney Rob a Train (2017) dir. Sydney Freeland COMEDY/CRIME/DRAMA
  • Carrie Pilby (2016) dir. Susan Johnson DRAMA/COMEDY
  • Twinsters (2015) dir. Samantha Futerman & Ryan Miyamoto DOCUMENTARY
  • She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry (2014) dir. Mary Dore FEMINIST DOCUMENTARY
  • I Am Not A Witch (2017) dir. Rungano Nyoni DRAMA
  • Operator (2016) dir. Logan Kibens COMEDY/DRAMA
  • Loving Vincent (2017) dir. Dorota Kobiela & Hugh Welchman ANIMATION/DOCUMENTARY
  • 3096 Days (2013) dir. Sherry Hormann BIOPIC/CRIME/DRAMA (GERMANY)
  • Seduced (2016) dir. Jessica Janos DRAMA/THRILLER
  • All The Queen’s Horses (2017) dir. Kelly Richmond Pope DOCUMENTARY
  • Money Monster (2016) dir. Jodie Foster CRIME/DRAMA/THRILLER
  • India’s Daughter (2015) dir. Leslee Udwin DOCUMENTARY
  • Cropsey (2009) dir. Barbara Brancaccio & Joshua Zeman DOCUMENTARY
  • Audrie & Daisy (2016) dir. Bonni Cohen & Jon Shenk NETFLIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY
  • Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bambi (2017) dir. Sophie Fiennes MUSIC DOCUMENTARY
  • The Dorm (2014) dir. Rachel Talalay HORROR
  • The Invitation (2015) dir. Karyn Kusama THRILLER
  • #Horror (2015) dir. Tara Subkoff HORROR
  • Unrest (2017) dir. Jennifer Brea DOCUMENTARY
  • The Open House (2018) dir. Suzanne Coote & Matt Angel NETFLIX ORIGINAL HORROR/THRILLER
  • Beach Rats (2017) dir. Eliza Hittman LGBT DRAMA
  • Me Before You (2016) dir. Thea Sharrock ROMANCE
  • Below Her Mouth (2016) dir. April Mullen LGBT ROMANCE/DRAMA
  • Rip Tide (2017) dir. Rhiannon Bannenberg FAMILY
  • Head On (1998) dir. Ana Kokkinos LGBT DRAMA/ROMANCE
  • Irreplaceable You (2018) dir. Stephanie Laing NETFLIX ORIGINAL COMEDY/DRAMA/ROMANCE
  • Endless Love (2014) dir. Shana Feste ROMANCE/DRAMA
  • Divines (2016) dir. Houda Benyamina CRIME/DRAMA (FRANCE)
  • I Am Jane Doe (2017) dir. Mary Mazzio FEMINIST DOCUMENTARY
  • 6 Balloons (2018) dir. Marja-Lewis Ryan NETFLIX ORIGINAL DRAMA
  • First They Killed My Father (2017) dir. Angelina Jolie DOCUMENTARY
  • The Rachel Divide (2018) dir. Laura Brownson DOCUMENTARY
  • Miracles From Heaven (2016) dir. Patricia Riggen BIOPIC/DRAMA/FAMILY
  • Loving Annabelle (2006) dir. Katherine Brooks LGBT DRAMA/ROMANCE
  • Girl In Progress (2012) dir. Patricia Riggen FAMILY/COMEDY
  • The Firefly (2013) dir. Ana Maria Hermida LGBT DRAMA/ROMANCE (COLUMBIA)
  • Recovery Boys (2018) dir. Elaine McMillion Sheldon NETFIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY
  • Nowhere Boy (2009) dir. Sam Taylor-Johnson MUSIC/BIOPIC
  • The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (2005) dir. Jane Anderson BIOPIC/DRAMA
  • The Red Thread (2016) dir. Daniela Goggi DRAMA/ROMANCE (SPAIN)
  • The Lesser Blessed (2012) dir. Anita Doron DRAMA
  • Equity (2016) dir. Meera Menon DRAMA
  • Working Girl (2016) dir. Sylvie Verheyde THRILLER
  • Devil’s Bride (2016) dir. Saara Cantell PERIOD DRAMA (FINLAND)
  • The Jane Austen Book Club (2007) dir. Robin Swicord COMEDY/DRAMA/ROMANCE
  • Death in Buenos Aires (2014) dir. Natalia Meta CRIME/DRAMA/MYSTERY (ARGENTINIA)
  • Slam (2017) dir. Andrea Molaioli NETFLIX ORIGINAL COMEDY/DRAMA/ROMANCE (ITALY)
  • First Match (2018) dir. Olivia Newman DRAMA/SPORT
  • Margarita With A Straw (2014) dir. Shonali Bose & Nilesh Maniyar DRAMA (INDIA)
  • Layla M. (2016) dir. Mijke de Jong DRAMA (NETHERLANDS)
  • Miss Meadows (2014) dir. Karen Leigh Hopkins DRAMA/THRILLER
  • One Night Stand (2016) dir. Jasmine D’Souza DRAMA/ROMANCE (INDIA)
  • Strange Weather (2016) dir. Katherine Dieckmann ADVENTURE/DRAMA
  • My Happy Family (2017) dir. Nana Ekvtimishvili & Simon Groϐ NETFLIX ORIGINAL DRAMA (GEORGIA)
  • Emma’s Chance (2016) dir. Anna Elizabeth James DRAMA/FAMILY/SPORT
  • Arctic Heart (2016) dir. Marie Madinier COMEDY/DRAMA/ROMANCE (FRANCE)
  • Dukhtar (2014) dir. Afia Nathaniel DRAMA/THRILLER (PAKISTAN)
  • A Wish for Christmas (2016) dir. Christie Will Wolf DRAMA/FAMILY
  • Clair Obscur (2016) dir. Yesim Ustaoglu DRAMA (TURKEY)
  • True Heart (1997) dir. Catherine Cyran ADVENTURE/FAMILY
  • It Looks Pretty From a Distance (2011) dir. Anna  Sasnal & Willhelm Sasnal DRAMA (POLAND)
  • The Stolen Years (2013) dir. Chun-Chun Wong ROMANCE (TAIWAN)
  • Meditation Park (2017) dir. Mina Shum DRAMA
  • I Dream Too Much (2015) dir. Katie Cokinos COMEDY/DRAMA
  • The Rehearsal (2016) dir. Alison Maclean DRAMA
  • The Last Days of Chez Nous (1992) dir. Gillian Armstrong COMEDY/DRAMA/ROMANCE
  • The Boy With the Golden Pants (2014) dir. Ella Lemhagen ADVENTURE/FAMILY/FANTASY  (SWEDEN)
  • One Day (2011) dir. Lone Scherfig ROMANCE
  • Gayby Baby (2015) dir. Maya Newell LGBT DOCUMENTARY
  • House of Z (2015) dir. Sandy Chronopoulos FASHION DOCUMENTARY
  • Tallulah (2016) dir. Sian Heder NETFLIX ORIGINAL COMEDY/DRAMA/ROMANCE
  • The Bad Batch (2016) dir. Ana Lily Amirpour NETFLIX ORIGINAL DRAMA/HORROR
  • Miss Stevens (2016) dir. Julia Hart DRAMA
  • Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012) dir. Lorene Scafaria  SCI-FI/DRAMA/ROMANCE
  • 6 Years (2015) dir. Hannah Fidell TEEN/ROMANCE
  • Mudbound (2017) dir. Dee Rees NETFLIX ORIGINAL PERIOD DRAMA
  • Their Finest (2016) dir. Lone Scherfig PERIOD DRAMA/ROMANCE
  • Todrick Hall: Behind the Curtain (2017) dir. Katherine Fairfax Wright LGBT DOCUMENTARY
  • Strike a Pose (2016) dir. Ester Gould & Reijer Zwaan LGBT DOCUMENTARY
  • The Prince of Egypt (1998) dir. Brenda Chapman, Steve Hickner & Simon Wells ANIMATION/FAMILY/MUSICAL
  • The Lifeguard (2013) dir. Liz W. Garcia ROMANCE/DRAMA
  • White Girl (2016) dir. Elizabeth Wood DRAMA
  • Madame Bovary (2014) dir. Sophie Barthes PERIOD DRAMA/ROMANCE
  • Zero Dark Thirty (2012) dir. Kathryn Bigelow ACTION/THRILLER
  • Bare (2015) dir. Natalia Leite DRAMA
  • Very Good Girls (2013) dir. Naomi Foner DRAMA/COMEDY/ROMANCE
  • Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002) dir. Lorna Cook & Kelly Asbury ANIMATION/FANTASY
  • Advantageous (2015) dir. Jennifer Phang SCI-FI
  • 1 Night (2016) dir. Minhal Baig DRAMA
  • Echo Park (2014) dir. Amanda Marsalis DRAMA/ROMANCE
  • Unexpected (2015) dir. Kris Swanberg DRAMA/ROMANCE
  • Paris is Burning (1999) dir. Jennie Livingston LGBT DOCUMENTARY
  • Daughters of the Dust (1991) dir. Julie Dash PERIOD DRAMA/ROMANCE
  • The Fits (2015) dir. Anna Rose Holmer DRAMA/MUSIC
  • The Greatest (2009) dir. Shana Feste DRAMA/ROMANCE
  • Bridget Jones’ Baby (2016) dir. Sharon Maguire COMEDY/ROMANCE

 

by Chloe Leeson

Chloe Leeson is the founder of Screen Queens. She hails from the north of England (the proper north that people think is actually Scotland but isn’t). Her lifesource is Harmony Korine’s 90s Letterman interviews and Ezra Miller’s jawline. She is a costume designer for hire who spends way too much time watching bad horror movies. Her favourite films are Into The Wild, Lords of Dogtown, Stand by Me and Pan’s Labyrinth. She rants about cinema screenings @kawaiigoff and logs them on letterboxd here

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