Wonder Women: Movies by female directors you have to watch

Wonder Women: Movies by female directors you have to watch

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Text: Zoe Yang Alyssa Lee

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These screen queens may get less of the limelight but it doesn’t mean they should have less of your attention

Recently, there seems to be a rapid growth of female film directors making their marks, not only in Hollywood but also across the world. These women are on the riseit goes to show that there are still millions of stories to be heard, and women can be equally a great storyteller as anyone else when given the opportunity to share their stories.

While the Academy Awards can't seem to catch a break from another controversy on the lack of female director nominees this year, it most certainly did not stop their films from going getting the love and recognition that each deserves. In addition to that, you can start looking forward to other female-directed films set to release later this yearMulan by Niki Caro, The Eternals by Chloé Zhao, Candyman by Nia DaCosta, Black Widow by Cate Shortland, Promising Young Woman by Emerald Fennell, Wonder Woman 1984 by Patty Jenkins, and many more.

Thresholds are being broken in showbiz as we speak, but the glass ceiling remains glaring. So, let us band together with a show of support to some female-directed films:



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