Masterpost: Women of Color in Film

Women of Color in Dramas

  • American Violet  (2008)
  • Brick Lane (2008)
  • Desert Flower (2009)
  • Dreams of Life (2011)
  • Heaven on Earth (2008)
  • I Will Follow (2011) 
  • Skin (2008)
  • The Patience Stone (2013)
  • Things Never Said (2013)
  • Yasmin (2004)

Women of Color in Friendship/Family films

    • Arranged (2007)
    • Chutney Popcorn (1999)
    • Eve’s Bayou (1997)
    • How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer (2005)
    • Radiance (1998)
    • Real Women Have Curves (2002)
    • The Joy Luck Club (1993)
    • The Sapphires (2011) 
    • Tortilla Soup (2001)
    • Waiting to Exhale (1995)

Women of Color in RomComs

  • What’s Cooking? (2000)
  • It’s a Wonderful Afterlife(2010)
  • Miss Dial (2013)
  • Young Girls of Color
  • Akeelah and the Bee (2006)
  • Anita and Me (2002)
  • Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
  • Life, Above All (2010)
  • Linda Linda Linda
  • Rabbit Proof Fence (2002)
  • Wadjda (2012)
  • Whale Rider (2002)
  • Xiu Xiu The Sent Down Girl (1998)
  • Yelling to the Sky (2011)
  • Queer Women of Color
  • Pariah (2011)
  • I Can’t Think Straight (2008)
  • Saving Face (2004)
  • Spider Lilies (2007)
  • The Journey (2004)
  • The Peculiar Kind s1 & s2 (web series) 
  • Yes or No 1 & 2a
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