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35 Female Filmmakers You Need to Know
Greta Gerwig may only be the fifth woman to have received an Oscar nomination for Best Director (for last year's Lady Bird), but as a female filmmaker, she's part of an illustrious club of visionaries, many of whom too often go unnoticed. Where are all the women directors, you ask? They're working--continuing to create films that impact and shape our culture, and that aren't beholden to the archaic straight male gaze. Here, we've rounded up 35 of these directors, and we can't wait to see more rise up in their company.