Hear Me Roar


Strong women onscreen and behind the camera.

Hop Film agrees: time's up. We are doing our part to fight the Hollywood gender gap by showcasing the work of women filmmakers and celebrating complex female onscreen characters. Films in this series examine power dynamics, challenge traditional concepts of gender roles, explore the relationship between gender and identity, and present stories told through a female gaze. 

This term, we are excited to highlight the work of directors Claire McCarthy (Ophelia), Lulu Wang (The Farewell), Pamela B. Green (Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché), Tamara Kotevska (Honeyland) and Almudena Carracedo (The Silence of Others). We also celebrate women blazing their own trails on screen in Toni Morrison: The Pieces I AmThe Wizard of OzWhere'd You Go BernadetteThe Silence of the Lambs and Official Secrets—all films which pass the Bechdel Test