The use of film to represent a city has been widely used in urban studies to understand, read and study the condition of a city with all of its social dynamics that happened in urban society throughout recent history. Through this media, conveying a point of view in living and experiencing urban space is important, as it is sometimes an actual reflection on issues and conditions that occur in the city. The main urban issues raised in this paper is gender issue, especially in relation with women in the city and how the urban space of Jakarta is occupied and defined. These issues are related to the stereotype and limitation on the use of urban space and can be identified through the perspective of women living and experiencing urban space. Furthermore, cinematic representation of a city in film is used as a media to identify these issues. This thesis discusses two different films that both tells the story of women & the city of Jakarta, namely; Eliana, Eliana released in 2002 and Selamat Pagi, Malam released in 2014 to see and compare the representations of the city of Jakarta in films with reality, to see and compare representations of Jakarta city in films with reality, especially those relating to gender issues and the use of urban space.