Women make films

Hookers on Davie (1984)

1:28:05 • DocumentaryJanis Cole, Holly Dale
Filmmakers Holly Dale and Janis Cole explore the culture of Davie Street, located in the underbelly of Vancouver, where dozens of prostitutes work and live every day. Surprisingly, they find that the sex trade there is stable and largely non-violent, and that the women who work on Davie Street me...
#davie street #prostitution #prostitute #prostitutes #canada #f rated #female director #women make films #late night #street life

Dead Asleep (2021)

1:26:09 • DocumentarySkye Borgman, Randy Herman Jr., Brooke Preston
Follows and shares exclusive footage of the case of Randy Herman Jr., a man convicted of a murder he says he committed while sleepwalking in 2017.
#2020s #controversial #death #friend #friendship #homicide #male female relationship #murder #murder by stabbing #trial

The Virgin Killer (2014)

46:39 • DocumentaryTalya Tibbon, Elliot Rodger
British-born Elliot Rodger murdered six students and injured 13 in nine locations across Santa Barbara, California. The rampage began when he stabbed three of his housemates to death. Leaving the scene in his car, the 22-year-old fired at people around the university town of Isla Vista. Just a da...
#women make films #female director #incel #incels #narration #revenge killing spree #revenge motive #talking to the camera #loneliness #loner

Kamikaze Hearts (1986)

1:17:59 • DramaJuliet Bashore, John Knoop, Tigr, Sharon Mitchell, Jon Martin
Tough and cynical veteran Mitch and her more naive, yet eager partner Tigr are a couple of porn actresses involved in an intense lesbian relationship. Their already strained relationship reaches the breaking point as substance abuse and the pressure of working in the sex industry begins to take a...
#sex #lesbian #docudrama #san francisco #porn industry #drug addiction #independent film #lesbian relationship #couple #f rated

Out of State (2017)

1:19:31 • DocumentaryCiara Lacy
OUT OF STATE is the story of outcasts, of native Hawaiian prisoners shipped 3,000 miles across the ocean to a for-profit prison in the desert of Arizona. In this unlikely setting, these men discover their fierce indigenous dances, inspiring two students to fight to turn their lives around upon re...
#prison #hawaii #dance #arizona #desert #culture #native hawaiian #women make films #female director

Runaway (2001)

1:25:00 • DocumentaryKim Longinotto, Ziba Mir-Hosseini
Runaway follows the stories of five young girls who arrive at a refuge in Iran's capital city Tehran, having run away from abusive or neglectful families.
#runaway girl #runaway girls #runaway teenage girl #women make films #female director #f rated #iran #iranian #2000s

Forbidden World (1986)

1:21:34 • MondoChantal Lasbats, Monique Pantel, Françoise Vatel
Female directed French mondo film featuring (among other things) a black magic sex ceremony, a frog geeking ritual, a German toilet sex slave dungeon and some rope bondage in Amsterdam's red light district.
#f rated #1980s #actual animal killed #africa #female director #women make films #france #black magic #bdsm #red light district