All of the film recommendations (by women directors) from my podcast guests in one place!…

Every week on the podcast I ask my guest to suggest a film by a woman director that they think is an undervalued gem (basically all of them, ever) and here are they are all in one place, ripe for a ready-made watch-list…

  • Madeline’s Madeline (2018) directed by Josephine Decker – recommended by Georgia Goggin
  • Leave No Trace (2018) directed by Debra Granik – recommended by Grace Barber-Plentie and Catherine Slater
  • Shakedown (2018) directed by Leilah Weinraub – recommended by Grace Barber-Plentie
  • Blockers (2018) directed by Kay Cannon – recommended by Helen Simmons
  • Innocence (2004) directed by Lucile Hadžihalilović – recommended by Maya Maffioli
  • Pariah (2011) directed by Dee Rees – recommended by Delphine Lievens
  • Fat Girl (2001) directed by Catherine Breillat – recommended by Caragh Davison
  • The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018) directed by Desiree Akhavan – recommended by Emma Duffy
  • Mari (2019) directed by Georgia Parris – recommended by Beccy Ashdown and Natalie Samson
  • Revenge (2017) directed by Coralie Fargeat – recommended by Loran Dunn
  • Of Love & Law (2017) directed by Hikaru Toda – recommended by Jo Duncombe
  • The Rider (2018) directed by Chloé Zhao – recommended by Síle Culley
  • Embracing (1992) directed by Naomi Kawase – recommended by Chloe Trayner
  • Homecoming (2019) directed by Beyoncé – recommended by Ruka Johnson
  • Prevenge (2016) directed by Alice Lowe – recommended by Jen Moss
  • Just Charlie (2019) directed by Rebekah Fortune – recommended by Alexzandra Jackson
  • Where Do We Go Now? (2011) directed by Nadine Labaki – recommended by Amy Smart
  • Caramel (2007) and Capernaum (2018) directed by Nadine Labaki – recommended by Gini Godwin
  • Pin Cushion (2018) directed by Deborah Haywood – recommended by Amy Smart
  • Interview (1979) directed by Veronika Soul & Caroline Leaf – recommended by Rachel Pronger
  • All of Molly Dineen‘s films! – recommended by Ellen Evans
  • Garrett Bradley‘s short docs – recommended by Ellen Evans
  • The Second Mother (2015) directed by Anna Muylaert – recommended by Sophie Powell
  • Wanda (1970) directed by Barbara Loden – recommended by Flore Cosqeuer
  • Vendredi Soir (2002) directed by Claire Denis – recommended by Rowan Woods
  • Divines (2016) directed by Houda Benyamina – recommended by Sarah Brocklehurst
  • Shirkers (2018) directed by Sandi Tan – recommended by Roxy Rezvany
  • Zana (2019) directed by Antoneta Kastrati – recommended by Dorota Lech
  • Hustlers (2019) directed by Lorene Scafaria – recommended by Margaret Boykin
  • Desert One (2019) directed by Barbara Kopple – recommended by Elise McCave
  • The Rest of Us (2019) directed by Aisling Chin-Yee – recommended by Pamela B. Green
  • Measure (2019) directed by Karen Chapman – recommended by Robyn Citizen
  • Watermelon Juice (2019) directed by Irene Moray – recommended by Robyn Citizen
  • Portrait of a Lady On Fire (2020) directed by Céline Sciamma – recommended by Nicole Dorsey, Jess Jones
  • Rocks (2020) directed by Sarah Gavron – recommended by Nicole Dorsey and Clarisse Loughrey
  • Atlantics (2020) directed by Mati Diop – recommended by Nicole Dorsey, Jess Jones
  • The Souvenir (2019) directed by Joanna Hogg – recommended by Jess Jones
  • The Souvenir Part II (coming soon) directed by Joanna Hogg – recommended by Cate Kane
  • When They See Us (2019, TV series) directed by Ava DuVernay – recommended by Rebecca Day
  • Booksmart (2019) directed by Olivia Wilde – recommended by Jess Jones
  • Saint Maud (2020) directed by Rose Glass – recommended by Jess Jones
  • Dirty God (2019) directed by Sacha Polak – recommended by Corrina Antrobus
  • When Night is Falling (1995) directed by Patricia Rozema – recommended by Nia Hughes

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