International women’s day: 12 female-made films you need to watch

To celebrate international women’s day, here’s my round-up of 12 brilliant films you should watch ASAP if you haven’t already. I’ll tag the genre for each one as it’s quite a mixed bag!

The Babadook (2014)

Written and directed by Jennifer Kent

#horror #thriller #mentalhealth

XX (2017)

Created by St. Vincent, Karyn Kusama, Jennifer Lynch, Jovanka Vuckovic, and Roxanne Benjamin

#horror #anthology #shortfilms

Blackfish (2013)

Written and directed by Gabriella Cowperthwaite

#documentary #animalabuse #socialchange #controversial

Clueless (1995)

Written and directed by Amy Heckerling

#comedy #romcom #90s #teen

Jennifer’s Body (2009)

Directed by Karyn Kusama

#blackcomedy #horror #comedy #teen

American Mary (2012)

Written and directed by (and starring!!) the Soska Sisters

#bodyhorror #gore #horror #bodymodification

After Everything (2018)

Written and directed by Hannah Marks

#drama #comedy #love

Raw (2016)

Written and directed by Julia Ducournau

#horror #gore #bodyhorror #teen

Titus (1999)

Directed by Julie Taymor

#tragedy #shakespeare

American Psycho (2000)

Directed by Mary Harron

#thriller #horror #psychopath

Bridget Jones’ Diary (2001)

Co-written and based on the novel by Helen Fielding, and directed by Sharon Maguire

#romcom #comedy #lovetriangle

Bird Box (2018)

Directed by Susanne Bier

#horror #post-apocalyptic #senses

Are there any female-made films you think I’ve missed off this list? Let me know on Twitter or Instagram at @netflixkill or comment below!

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