insta files friday: femme filmmakers

lights, camera, action.

photo via @sarahadinasmith instagram

When it comes to filmmaking, women are wildly outnumbered. According to Women Make Movies, in 2013, only 16% of all film directors were female! That statistic sounds absurd to us—for reasons other than gender equality, like the fact that female directors gave us the wonders of iconic films like Cleo 5 to 7, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Clueless, and even Wayne’s World! Lady filmmakers clearly know what’s up. It’s time to support and fangirl over some of the coolest women working in film today. Check out their beyond inspiring Instagrams in our gallery (plus get some behind-the-scenes peaks at their latest projects!).