Resources for Supporting
Women in Film

If you're looking for more ways to support women in film, here are some great websites, social media accounts, and resources to support.

 

52 Films by Women

Make the pledge to watch a female-led film every week. When you sign up for this mailing list they'll send you weekly reminders.

The Bechdel Test

In order for a movie to pass the Bechdel Test it simply needs to pass these three criteria: (1) it has to have at least two women in it, who (2) who talk to each other, about (3) something besides a man. The test was popularized by Alison Bechdel's comic Dykes to Watch Out For, in a 1985 strip called The Rule. For a nice video introduction to the subject please check out The Bechdel Test for Women in Movies on feministfrequency.com.

Netflix Films with Female Directors

A helpful list of films with female directors that are streaming on Netflix. This list was composed by Film Fatales.

The Reframe Project

The ReFrame Stamp recognizes gender-balanced films and TV projects. Follow them on Instagram to discover gender-balanced films.

Our YouTube Channel 

We collect helpful videos including Naomi McDougall Jones' viral Ted Talk on What It's Like to Be a Woman in Hollywood and explanations about the male gaze.

 

Women in Media

If you're looking for female-identifying crew members, here's a helpful datebas of vetted filmmakers above and below the line.

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