movies by or about women opening US/Can from Thu Dec 06

Bridey Elliott directs dramedy ‘Clara’s Ghost’; Alexis Bloom directs documentary ‘Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes’; more...

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Clara’s Ghost | find cinemas

Bridey Elliott writes and directs this dramedy, about a woman (Paula Niedert Elliott) who prefers the company of spirits to that of her family.

Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes | find cinemas

Alexis Bloom directs this documentary about the founder of Fox News.

Saoirse Ronan in ‘Mary Queen of Scots’

Saoirse Ronan in ‘Mary Queen of Scots’

Mary Queen of Scots | my review | find cinemas

Josie Rourke directs this historical drama about rival queens Mary Staurt and Elizabeth I (Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie) in 16th-century Britain. (male writer)

Bernie the Dolphin | find cinemas

Terri Emerson cowrites this family comedy about a pair of siblings who attempt to save a dolphin separated from his family. Costarring Lola Sultan. (male director)

Back Roads | find cinemas

Tawni O’Dell cowrites this dramatic thriller about a young man in rural Pennsylvania coping with the breakdown of his family. (male director)

Vox Lux | find cinemas

Raffey Cassidy and Natalie Portman star in this drama as the teen and adult versions of a pop star whose music is fueled by tragedy. (male writer-director)

Aretha Franklin in ‘Amazing Grace’

Aretha Franklin in ‘Amazing Grace’

Amazing Grace | find cinemas

Aretha Franklin headlines this concert documentary filmed in 1972 but never before released. (male director)

Nona | find cinemas

Sulem Calderon stars in this drama about a girl trafficked from Central America to the US. (male writer-director)

Julia Roberts in ‘Ben Is Back’

Julia Roberts in ‘Ben Is Back’

Ben Is Back | find cinemas

Julia Roberts costars in this drama about a mother coping with a drug-addicted teenage son. (male writer-director)

Elephants | find cinemas

Lauren Kelly costars in this romance about a couple trying to rekindle their relationship. (male writer-director)

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