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List of LGBT-related films directed by women

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This is a list of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender-related films that were directed by women. LGBT-themed films directed by women – especially, but not exclusively, lesbian-themed movies – are an important and distinct subset of the genre.[1] Academics have studied the issue of how women as directors contribute to the way lesbian stories, in particular, have been told;[2][3][4] while LGBT media, and to some extent the mainstream, have examined the difference a "female gaze" brings to a film.[5][6][7][8]

Telefilms and documentaries are included in the list. Films co-directed with men are not included. Titles beginning with determiners "A", "An", and "The" are alphabetized by the first significant word.

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  1. ^ Bound is billed as "written and directed by the Wachowski Brothers". The Wachowski siblings are today known as Lana and Lilly Wachowski. Inclusion of the film in this list complies with Wikipedia guideline MOS:GENDERID.

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