Movies: Female protagonist
Ranged across several generations, the story begins with a wealthy merchant, Lind, and his wife travelling in the coldest depths of winter to christen their baby daughter. Attacked by wolves, they lose the baby, which is found by the Lapp Jaampa (a d...
Black Creek (1969)Black Creek
A dark, gritty, dystopian, western action martial arts film featuring a strong 'no-holds-barred' female protagonist portrayed by action film star Cynthia Rothrock. The plot centers around a sheriff’s sister who seeks revenge against the terrifying le...
Silent Prey (1997)Silent Prey
NYPD detective Carol Shaya is assigned to pose as the new student at a Catholic girls’ school in order to catch a serial rapist....
Sara and Ayda (2017)Sara and Ayda
Sarah and Ayda are two close friends, one of whom was notorious and now they must work together to bring their conditions to normal, but they stand to where for their friendship?...
La notte del mio primo amore (2006)La notte del mio primo amore
A teenage girl spending the night at the place of a boy she likes finds herself targeted by a mysterious serial killer who may be the very boy she is with....
Sweet Kitty Bellairs (1930)Sweet Kitty Bellairs
Kitty Bellairs, a flirtatious young woman of 18th Century England, cuts a swath of broken hearts and romantic conquests as she visits a resort with her sister....
Ali must lie and say she is her wife's sister so she can be with her in the hospital. Through Ali's memories, we see the women's relationship develop as Ali faces the truth in the present....
Vowellet - An Essay by Sarah Vowell (2005)Vowellet - An Essay by Sarah Vowell
This Pixar documentary short follows Sarah Vowell, who plays herself as the title character, on why she is a superhero in her own way. (This short piece is included on the 2-Disc DVD for "The Incredibles", which was released in 2005....
The Scent of Violets (1985)The Scent of Violets
A romantic girl, influenced by a popular magazine, has a series of brief adventures with her ambitious cousin, her gay cousin, her neighborhood's electrician and a distant aunt, which will land her from myths and dreams to reality....
1970. Beatriz is an 18-year-old student. She is detained by the military dictatorship in Curitiba, Brazil, and tortured for ten days accused of belonging to the subversive student movement and an armed guerrilla that fights against the regime, VAR-Pa...
Very Important House (2016)Very Important House
11-year-old Frolie moves into the Very Important House and suddenly finds herself in the role of caretaker of the universe....
Crystal Clear (2017)Crystal Clear
An animated short by rapparu which focuses on a young woman's attempt to achieve space travel and her interactions with her cat....
An illiterate village girl defies the customs of her tribe, discriminatory to women, only to become the spark of a Literary Revolution....
The Myth of Manila (2021)The Myth of Manila
Since the pandemic hit in the spring of 2020, Metro Manila has been subjected to intermittent lockdowns with demeaning punishments. Despite the danger, Sandra, a single middle-aged reporter living there, continues to search for stories, even after wa...
Plan B (1969)Plan B
A woman, pregnant after a one-night stand with her neighbor, sleeps with a businessman to pass off the baby as his....
In 1943, Joseph, a Jewish man, was arrested by the Germans in front of his 13-year-old daughter, Suzanne, in the apartment where they were hiding. By abandoning his daughter, Joseph saved her life....
An isolated woman tries a newly developed therapy to overcome her fear of being touched....
Moon Ghost (2023)Moon Ghost
The ancient monster Moon Ghost comes to Earth to devour humanity, and one young woman holds the enigmatic key to stopping his malevolent rampage of doom....
Last Calling (1969)Last Calling
Jordan finds herself trapped only with the mysterious instruction from the phone that leads her to shocking revelations as she tries to escape the new reality she finds herself in....
Night Shift (2023)Night Shift
"Night Shift" follows 18-year-old Cheryl and best friend Darcy as they waste away the Summer of ’85 waiting tables at the only diner in their middle of nowhere Oregon town. Suffocated by small-town conservatism and her sexist high school reputation, ...