Although movies are immersive and captivating to watch, it’s important not to forget that Hollywood still has a gender disparity issue behind the camera.
Although the number of female directors is increasing, a study by the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative found that only 10.6% of 2019’s blockbusters were directed by women.
Still, that doesn’t in any way diminish the incredible worlds that many women have created and captured in their movies, from Jennifer Kaytin Robinson’s emotional rom-com “Someone Great” to Beyoncé’s concert documentary “Homecoming: A Film By Beyoncé.”
Luckily, an abundance of acclaimed, female-directed films can be found and streamed on Netflix, and Insider has compiled a list of them to help you get started.
Here are 27 great movies by women that you can stream on Netflix right now.
Note: Numerous Netflix titles drop off the service monthly, so the availability of titles below may change.
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