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Congrats to Academy Award Nominated Filmmakers!

Congratulations to WMM filmmakers Deborah Hoffmann and Raphaela Neihausen - both have films that are 2017 ACADEMY AWARD® nominees for Documentary Short Subject. Deborah produced EXTREMIS and Raphaela, JOE'S VIOLIN. Good luck to both!

Women's History Month Sale!

As we prepare to celebrate Women's History Month and International Women's Day next month, we herald the history making achievements of women within America and around the world. Explore our vast collection featuring their inspiring stories from the history of Feminism, to the journey of Muslim, Latina, Asian American, African American women and more! All are an invaluable resources that illustrate the resistance and progress that have contributed to the global advancement of women. Special Offer! Buy any 2016/2017 new release at the full educational price and receive another film from our collection for $99! Use coupon code WOM17. See ordering details or view our new releases.

SONITA and Films on the Refugee/Immigrant Experience

The vast majority of refugees come seeking sanctuary, hope, and opportunities for a better life. One beautiful illustration is SONITA, the Sundance award-winning film about a young Muslim refugee who fled the Taliban and cultural traditions, by using music and education as avenues for empowerment. SONITA is the story of a refugee, an immigrant who finds hope - a truly American story - one that captures the best of what is already great about our country. Special Offer! Buy SONITA at full price and receive any 3 films from our special curated collection for $99. See titles and ordering details.

Top male critics wrote 82% of film reviews featured on Rotten Tomatoes during a two-month period, with top female critics accounting for less than 20%. -The Wrap

Next Workshop!

Meet the Broadcaster with POV’s Executive Director/Executive Producer Justine Nagan
Wed, March 1, 6:30-8:30pm
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As POV enters its 29th season on Public Television, with recent films likeTough Love, Iris, The Edge of Silence, Art and Craft, and Out in the Night, it stands as the longest running showcase for independent non-fiction films. POV films are known for their intimacy and unforgettable storytelling, their universality and timelessness, putting a human face on contemporary social issues.

WMM is pleased to welcome Justine Nagan, the new Executive Director and Executive Producer of POV and American Documentary in conversation. This is a chance to discuss all things new and relevant at POV and American Documentary’s World Channel award-winning series, America ReFramed and to meet Justine in person for this up-close and in-person event!

Next Webinar!

The Secrets of Successful Documentary Proposal Writing with Michelle Materre
Thurs, March 9th, Noon ET
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Michelle Materre, Assistant Professor of Media Studies and Film at the New School, joins us for a vibrant and thought-provoking webinar to challenge you to make your documentary proposals not only better, but successful! Professor Materre teaches courses such as Race, Ethnicity and Class in Media, Demystifying Distributing, Storytelling through Visual Analysis. In 2005 she received The Distinguished University Teaching award. Early in her career, she was a staff writer/producer for Henry Hampton’s Blackside Productions, and an assistant story editor for MGM/UA in the feature film division. As a founding partner of KJM3 Entertainment Group, Inc., a film distribution and marketing company that specialized in multicultural film and television projects, she directly managed the marketing and positioning of 23 films including the successful theatrical release of Daughters of the Dust, the highly acclaimed film by Julie Dash.

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Women Make Movies is renting a conference/screening room centrally located on 29th Street and 6th Avenue in New York City. Learn more!


We're searching for a Production Assistance Coordinator! Also, we're looking for interns! Work with our distribution staff to learn about outreach and promotion of independent film, or work with our production assistance program to learn about raising money and getting independent films made. Apply today to take advantage of this great opportunity!


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WMM's timely Special Collections cover a wide range of issues and bring depth and unique content to your library. Buy 5 or more films from a single collection for just $99 each. Go!


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Visit WMM's Special Offers page to view all of ongoing sales, promotions and discounts! Support women in film by taking advantage of exclusive deals on hundreds of releases, from award-winning documentaries to cutting edge experimental films from around the globe. Questions? Email orders@wmm.com or call 212.925.0606 x360.

Thanks to our funders!

Women Make Movies gratefully acknowledges the support of our funders: The National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. The Andy Warhol Foundation, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. aponsor nea nysca nyculture academy warhol hfpa

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Extended End of the Year Sale!

Institutions can take advantage of the opportunity to own two WMM films for the price of one, including our most requested classics and recent bestsellers!

WMM's prestigious collection includes a diverse list of over 550 award-winning films that tackle the most important issues of our time facing women around the globe. Take a look at our staff curated special collections to fit the needs of your classroom, organization and/or library. The collection includes pressing topics such as Islam & Muslim Women, Human Rights, Violence Against Women, African American Women, Gender, and Feminism.

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*Offer does not include 2016 New Releases and expires 2/28/17. Call 212-925-0606 x360 or contact orders@wmm.com to apply your discount here. Offer only applies to institutional orders, cannot be combined with any other offer, and other exceptions ma y apply.

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Want Digital Licensing? Here's How!

Times are changing and digital licensing has become an important part of the media landscape. Women Make Movies now offers streaming licenses for the length of the file format after the purchase of a film(s) at list price. Price of the digital license is based on list price. Discounts are available for bulk orders. Visit here for more information on terms and conditions.

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