Poll: Bridging the Gender Gap: Best Films from Women Directors

The Critics Choice nominations were announced recently and Angelina Jolie and Ava DuVernay were nominated as best director, a historic first, as no more than one woman had been nominated in any given year before. In a male-dominated industry, women have traditionally been shut out from directing movies and receiving recognition when they did. But standing on the shoulders of trailblazing female directors such as Alice Guy-Blaché and Dorothy Arzner, more and more women are at the helm. According to Metacritic, the following are the most critically acclaimed films directed by women; which do you think is the best? (Documentaries, films after 2010, and films made before meta-scores were given are not included.) Discuss here