Feminist movies from the Muslim diaspora

Collaborative list -- please offer your suggestions.

Including only movies made by filmmakers (writers and/or directors) who are clearly from a Muslim background, and which are set in a recognizably Muslim social context.

Possible future additions:
Almaz
Bol
Faat Kine
Timbuktu

  • Sevil
  • I Am Free
  • The Brick and the Mirror
  • Sevil
  • Pleasure and Suffering
  • The Young Girl
  • The Sealed Soil
  • The Nouba of the Women of Mount Chenoa
  • Measures of Distance
  • A Door to the Sky
  • The Legend of a Sigh
  • The Silences of the Palace
  • Days of Democracy
  • Leila
  • Two Women
  • The Day I Became a Woman
  • The Circle
  • The Hidden Half
  • Ten
  • Our Times
  • The Fifth Reaction
  • Rachida
  • At Five in the Afternoon
  • Moolaadé
  • Dunia
  • Offside
  • Persepolis
  • Buddha Collapsed Out of Shame
  • Women Without Men
  • Cairo 6,7,8
  • Where Do We Go Now?
  • Asmaa
  • Wadjda
  • The Paternal House
  • The Patience Stone
  • Good Morning Karachi
  • Feminists Insha'allah! The Story of Arab Feminism
  • Have You Ever Killed a Bear? Or Becoming Jamila
  • A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
  • Tales
  • Bastards
  • Dukhtar
  • Mustang
  • Much Loved
  • Sonita
  • As I Open My Eyes
  • Under the Shadow
  • In Between
  • A Day for Women
  • I Still Hide to Smoke
  • Beauty and the Dogs
  • Looking for Oum Kulthum
  • Of Skin and Men
  • El Jaïda
  • My Favourite Fabric
  • Freedom Fields
  • Papicha