10 Netflix Movies With Female Directors To Watch This Month

Todd Van Luling

It’s International Woman’s Day, so perhaps you should consider spending a couple of hours (or more!) supporting a female director.

Female directors are still a rarity in the filmmaking business. Only eight of last year’s 100 highest-grossing movies were directed by a woman, and that’s a relatively high number for the last decade.

Netflix ― the most popular streaming service, which also releases several movies a month ― has the ability to help fix this problem. Below are a few great female-directed movies that the company has already added. There are hopefully many more are to come.

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Director: Sian Heder

(David Newsom/Netflix)

Director: Houda Benyamina


Director: Angelina Jolie


Director: Ava DuVernay


Directors: Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady


Director: Sydney Freeland

(Fred Hayes)

Directors: Liz Garbus and Hal Tulchin


Director: Ildikó Enyedi


Director: Kitty Green


Director: Dee Rees

  • This article originally appeared on HuffPost.