Celebrate V-Day with #52FilmsByWomen!

Make this Valentine’s day extra romantic. We’ve suggested fourteen films by women to watch for a great February 14! You can enjoy some romance and add to your list of #52FilmsByWomen at the same time.

Thanks to everyone who contributed to this list on social media, as well as our wonderful intern Susan!

Blood & Sand

1922
Directed by Dorothy Arzner
Written by June Mathis
Subscribers can stream on Amazon Prime

Le Pointe Courte

1955
Directed by Agnès Varda
Written by Agnès Varda
Subscribers can stream on Hulu

The Heartbreak Kid

1972
Directed by Elaine May
Written by Neil Simon

Desperately Seeking Susan

1985
Directed by Susan Seidelman
Written by Leora Barish

Mississippi Masala

1991
Directed by Mira Nair
Written by Sooni Traporevala
Subscribers can stream on Netflix

Sleepless in Seattle

1993
Directed by Nora Ephron
Written by Nora Ephron

Clueless

1995
Directed by Amy Heckerling
Written by Jane Austen (adapted)
Subscribers can stream on Netflix

Bound

1996
Directed by The Wachowskis
Written by The Wachowskis
Subscribers can stream on Netflix

Fire

1996
Directed by Deepa Mehta
Written by Deepa Mehta

Love & Basketball

2000
Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood
Written by Gina Prince-Bythewood

Saving Face

2004
Directed by Alice Wu
Written by Alice Wu

Something New

2006
Directed by Sanaa Hamri
Written by Lisa Jones, Kasi Lemmons, Kriss Turner
Subscribers can stream on Netflix

Waitress

2007
Directed by Adrienne Shelly
Written by Adrienne Shelly

Middle of Nowhere

2012
Directed by Ava DuVernay
Written by Ava DuVernay
Subscribers can stream on Netflix