40 favourite shorts directed by women

Favourite woman-directed short films (under 40 minutes) arranged alphabetically by director's surname.
One per director.
Films co-directed with men are included.

Feature films are listed on my 100 favourite films directed by women list

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  • The Scary Movie
  • Wasp
  • Butterfly
  • Possibly in Michigan
  • Four Women
  • Meshes of the Afternoon
  • She Had Her Gun All Ready
  • The Seashell and the Clergyman
  • Why I Never Became a Dancer
  • The Red Hood
  • The House Is Black
  • Hidden Memories
  • What Happened to Her
  • Serpentine Dance by Lina Esbrard
  • Dyketactics
  • I Was a Teenage Serial Killer
  • The Snowman
  • Pumzi
  • Eerie
  • White Turnips Make It Hard to Sleep
  • The Kitchen
  • Stalin My Neighbour
  • That One Day
  • Listen
  • The Body Beautiful
  • Thriller
  • Gasman
  • Crystal Lake
  • Diagnosis
  • D.E.B.S.
  • Semiotics of the Kitchen
  • Doll Clothes
  • Blue Girls Burn Fast
  • A Portrait of Ga
  • Emotional Fusebox
  • Black Panthers
  • Suspense
  • I Want to be a Secretary
  • Out of the Rubble
  • Sour Death Balls