Below is a list of recent DVD releases and releases coming up in the U.S. of films directed by women or about women, and also starring women. Updates on other releases will be posted when they’re discovered.
August: THE BEAVER (directed by Jodie Foster, starring Cherry Jones & Jodie Foster)
September: HANNA (directed by Joe Wright, starring Saoirse Ronan & Cate Blanchett); THE ARBOR (directed by Clio Barnard, starring Manjinder Virk, Christine Bottomley & Natalie Gavin); MEEK’S CUTOFF (directed by Kelly Reichardt, starring Michelle Williams); JIG (produced & directed by Sue Bourne); ED HARDY: TATTOO THE WORLD (directed by Emiko Omori); GO FOR IT! (written & directed by Carmen Marron, starring Aimee Rodriguez & Jossara Jinaro)
October: BUCK (directed by Cindy Meehl)
November 1: SNOW FLOWER AND THE SECRET FAN (directed by Wayne Wang, co-written by Angela Workman, based on novel by Lisa See); TABLOID (directed by Errol Morris) – read the New York Times article about Joyce McKinney, the subject of the film; AN INVISIBLE SIGN (directed by Marilyn Agrelo, co-written by Pamela Falk, starring Jessica Alba & Bailee Madison, based on a novel by Aimee Bender)
November 8: ATLAS SHRUGGED, part I (directed by Paul Johansson, starring Taylor Schilling, based on the novel by Ayn Rand)
November 22: SARAH’S KEY (directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner, starring Kristin Scott Thomas & Melusine Mayance, based on the novel by Tatiana De Rosnay)
November 29: ONE DAY (directed by Lone Scherfig, starring Anne Hathaway); ANOTHER EARTH (directed by Mike Cahill, co-written by and starring Brit Marling)
December 6: THE HELP (directed by Tate Taylor, based on the novel by Kathryn Stockett, starring Emma Stone, Viola Davis & Octavia Spencer); THE DEBT (directed by John Madden, co-written by Jane Goldman, starring Helen Mirren); LIFE, ABOVE ALL (directed by Oliver Schmitz, starring Khomotso Manyaka, Keaobaka Makanyane & Lerato Mvelase)
December 13: KUNG FU PANDA 2 (directed by Jennifer Yuh); CIRCUMSTANCE (written & directed by Maryam Keshavarz, starring Sarah Kazemy, Nikohl Boosheri & Reza Sixo Safai)
January 3: I DON’T KNOW HOW SHE DOES IT (directed by Douglas McGrath, written by Aline Brosh McKenna, starring Sarah Jessica Parker, based on novel by Allison Pearson)
January 31: JANIE JONES (directed by David M. Rosenthal, starring Abigail Breslin and Elisabeth Shue)
Thrilled to see these, have often looked for this kind of list! Thank you!