12 films by women you can stream on Netflix right now

Netflix adds to its wide selection of content each month, and its summer releases boast a significant number of films written or directed by women. From those who are unable to attend screenings of independent films in their cities due to distribution limitations to others who simply prefer streaming to the theater-going experience, exposure to films by women and availability of female-helmed movies is becoming wider than ever.

A Tale of Love and Darkness (2015)

Screenwriter/Director: Natalie Portman

Our review: https://ff2media.azurewebsites.net/thehotpinkpen/2016/08/19/tale-love-darkness/

All We Had (2016)

Director: Katie Holmes

Our review: https://ff2media.azurewebsites.net/thehotpinkpen/2016/12/08/all-we-had/

Bridget Jones’s Baby (2016)

Screenwriter: Helen Fielding

Director: Sharon Maguire

Our review: https://ff2media.azurewebsites.net/thehotpinkpen/2016/09/14/bridget-joness-baby/

Don’t Call Me Son (2016)

Screenwriter/Director: Anna Muylaert

Our review: https://ff2media.azurewebsites.net/thehotpinkpen/2016/11/05/dont-call-son/

Finding Dory (2016)

Screenwriter: Victoria Strouse

Our review: https://ff2media.azurewebsites.net/thehotpinkpen/2016/06/15/finding-dory/

Mothers and Daughters (2016)

Screenwriter: Paige Cameron

Our review: https://ff2media.azurewebsites.net/thehotpinkpen/2016/05/05/mothers-and-daughters/

Queen of Katwe (2016)

Director: Mira Nair

Our review: https://ff2media.azurewebsites.net/thehotpinkpen/2016/09/22/queen-of-katwe/

Tallulah (2016)

Director: Sian Heder

Our review: https://ff2media.azurewebsites.net/thehotpinkpen/2016/07/29/tallulah/

The American Side (2016)

Screenwriter/Director: Jenna Ricker

Our review: https://ff2media.azurewebsites.net/thehotpinkpen/2016/04/28/the-american-side/

The Levelling (2017)

Director: Hope Dickson Leach

Our review: https://ff2media.azurewebsites.net/thehotpinkpen/2017/03/30/the-levelling

To The Bone (2017)

Screenwriter/Director: Marti Noxon

Our review: https://ff2media.azurewebsites.net/thehotpinkpen/2017/07/12/to-the-bone/

Yarn (2016)

Director: Heather Millard

Our review: https://ff2media.azurewebsites.net/thehotpinkpen/2016/06/22/garn/

© Georgiana E. Presecky (8/8/17) FF2 Media

Top Photo: Natalie Portman in A TALE OF LOVE AND DARKNESS

Middle Photo: Disney Pixar’s FINDING DORY

Bottom Photo: Madina Nalwanga is Phiona Mutesi in Disney’s QUEEN OF KATWE, the vibrant true story of a young girl from the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess. David Oyelowo and Oscar (TM) Lupita Nyong’o also starin the film, directed by Mira Nair.

Photo Credits: Focus World/Disney Pixar/ Disney.

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