18 films by and about women to look forward to in 2016

2016 is rushing swiftly upon us, so to kickstart celebrations, here’s a heads-up on 18 of the most exciting female-centric/women-directed films to watch out for in the coming months.

Some interesting choices to look out for, notably “Queen of Katwe,” based on the true story of a Ugandan chess prodigy, and featuring Lupita Nyong’o as her mother.