AWFJ’s REAL REEL WOMEN List

Throughout cinema history, films by and about women have enthralled audiences, accrued awards and honors worldwide and scored at the box office while influencing out social social mores and enriching our cultural conversation. Released to celebrate Women’s History Month, AWFJ’s REAL REEL WOMEN List is an annotated roster of 50 fascinating real women whose true stories have been told in narrative features. We hope that reading about these princesses and pilots, artists and actors, poets and political activists will prompt you watch movies about them and to seek out and enjoy other current and classic films about other real women whose stories are memorialized in cinema.

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AWFJ’s Women’s History Month Movies Watch List

AWFJ’s curated Women’s History Month movies watch list ranges from mirth-filled comedies to truth-based tales of feminist activism, from gal pal road trip scenarios to exposes of heinous sexism and racism. The wide range of films have one thing in common: all respectfully represent women’s perspectives on social and political issues that we face in daily life. Each is a powerful reminder of how far we’ve come — and how much further we need to go. To access the list, Continue reading…

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