There’s a saying that what a man can do, a woman can do better. In an era of feminist movements where women are clamoring every day to be given the same opportunities as their male counterparts, some women need not try as hard as the rest as they have already made their mark and proved the saying to be true.
In Hollywood which is majorly a male-dominated industry especially among its directors and producers, some women have defied the odds to make a name for themselves. This goes as far back as the 80s where women in films were mostly actresses, and very few were directors or producers.
In recognition of these women, we have compiled a list of some of the women directors you should know about.
Nicole is a 55-year-old American New York-born filmmaker and director. She has made a name for herself by capturing the nuance of everyday life and channeling it into her films, like ‘Friends With Money,’ and her 2013 movie ‘Enough Said.’
While most filmmakers make movies about space travel, serial killers, or superheroes, writer-director, Nicole Holofcener chose to draw from her own life to make personal films inhabited by realistic characters. This led to her being called a narcissist.
Her other movies include ‘Every Secret,’ ‘Inside Amy Schumer,’ and ‘Kingdom Comes.’
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