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Women in Europe in Films by Time Period

Selection by Dr. Karen Hagemann


Click on the title of each movie below to see a trailer of the film on Youtube.

Click on IMDb at the end of the entry to  get to the IDMB site.


18th Century (1750-1815)


19th Century (1815-1914)


20th Century (1914-1980)

Age of the World Wars

Cold War Period

  • The Baader Meinhof Complex (Director: Uli Edel. Germany, 2008), IMDb
  • Vera Drake (Director: Mike Leigh. UK, 2004), IMDb
  • The Marriage of Maria Braun (Director: Fassbinder, Rainer Werner, West Germany, 1979), IMDb
  • The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum (Director: Volker Schlöndorff, West Germany, 1975), IMDb
  • Murderers Among Us (Director: Wolfgang Staudte. Germany, 1946), IMDb
  • The Queen (Director: Stephan Frears. UK, 2006), IMDb
  • Veronika Voss (Director: Fassbinder, Rainer Werner, West Germany, 1982), IMDb