Movie Matters: Female films

Movie Matters: Your local resource for new, independent, and limited-release movies at Warehouse Cinemas.

Showing at Warehouse Cinemas this week: Nomadland (R), The Mauritanian (R), Land (PG-13), Judas and the Black Messiah (R), The Little Things (R), The Marksman (PG-13), Wonder Woman 1984 (PG-13)

New films this week: Nomadland and Land are films directed and starring strong female leads

NOMADLAND: Following the economic collapse of a company town in rural Nevada, Fern (Frances McDormand) packs her van and sets off on the road exploring a life outside of conventional society as a modern-day nomad. The third feature film from director Chloé Zhao, NOMADLAND features real nomads Linda May, Swankie, and Bob Wells as Fern’s mentors and comrades in her exploration through the vast landscape of the American West.

LAND: After a woman experiences a near-death experience in the wilderness, she must become comfortable living again. A drama film directed by Robin Wright in her feature directorial debut, from a screenplay by Jesse Chatham and Erin Dignam. It stars Wright, Demián Bichir and Kim Dickens.