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Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth
A film by Pratibha Parmar, 2013, 84 min., Color

ALICE WALKER: BEAUTY IN TRUTH tells the compelling story of an extraordinary woman. Alice Walker made history as the first black woman to win the Puli...

Beyond Beijing
A film by Shirini Heerah and Enrique Berrios, 1996, 42 min., Color

The 1995 United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women and the parallel Forum (NGO) that took place in Beijing assembled the largest global gatherin...

Birthright: A War Story
A film by Civia Tamarkin, 2017, 100 min., Color

BIRTHRIGHT: A WAR STORY is the real-life version of “The Handmaid’s Tale.” In America today, a radical movement has tightened its grip on state power,...

Feed the Green: Feminist Voices for the Earth
A film by Jane Caputi, Produced by Susan Rosenkranz, 2015, 37 min., Color

FEED THE GREEN: FEMINIST VOICES FOR THE EARTH challenges the cultural imagination surrounding the destruction of the environment and its impact on fem...

The Feminist Initiative
A film by Liv Weisberg, 2009, 97 min., Color

The Feminist Initiative reveals the passion, pitfalls and promise of a diverse group of women working to establish the world’s first feminist p...

Feminist: Stories From Women’s Liberation
A film by Jennifer Lee, 2013, 64 min., Color

Structured as a personal journey of rediscovery by filmmaker Jennifer Lee, this documentary brings the momentous first decade of secondwave feminism v...

Footprint: Population, Consumption and Sustainability
A film by Valentina Canavesio, 2016, 82 min., Color

FOOTPRINT takes a dizzying spin around the globe, witnessing population explosions, overconsumption, limited resources, and expert testimony as to wha...

Geek Girls
A film by Gina Hara, Produced by Michael Massicotte, 2017, 83 min., Color

Nerdy women - the "hidden half" of fan culture - open up about their lives in the world of conventions, video games, and other rife-with-misogyny pop ...

The Grey Area: Feminism Behind Bars
A film by Noga Ashkenazi, 2012, 65 min., Color

THE GREY AREA is an intimate look at women’s issues in the criminal justice system and the unique experience of studying feminism behind bars. Through...

Grrrl Love and Revolution: Riot Grrrl NYC
A film by Abby Moser, 2011, 42 min., Color

Fed up with the calcification of punk into a male-dominated, misogynistic and increasingly mainstream movement, the birth of Riot Grrrl inthe late 19...

Heather Booth: Changing the World
A film by Lilly Rivlin, 2016, 62 min., Color/BW

Heather Booth is the most influential person you never heard of. The newest film by critically acclaimed filmmaker Lilly Rivlin, HEATHER BOOTH: CHANGI...

THE HERETICS
A film by Joan Braderman, 2009, 95 min., Color

Tracing the influence of the Women’s Movement’s Second Wave on art and life, THE HERETICS is the exhilarating inside story of the New York feminist ar...

How to Lose Your Virginity
A film by Therese Shechter, 2013, 66 min., Color

Female virginity. The US government has spent 1.5 billion dollars promoting it. It has fetched $750,000 at auction. There is no official medical defin...

I Was a Teenage Feminist
A film by Therese Shechter, 2005, 62 min., Color

Why is it that some young, independent, progressive women in today's society feel uncomfortable identifying with the F-word? Join filmmaker Therese Sh...

Inside Her Sex
A film by Sheona McDonald, 2014, 69 min., Color

While we live in a highly sexualized society, the messaging around female sexuality is distorted and rife with shame. What women should look like, who...

Lesbiana: A Parallel Revolution
A film by Myriam Fougère, 2012, 63 min., Color/BW

A parallel, lesbian-feminist revolution was born out of the women’s and civil rights movements of the 60’s and 70’s. Filmmaker Myriam Fougère’s takes ...

License to Thrive: Title IX at 35
A Film by Theresa Moore, 2008, 48 min., Color

“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied benefits of, or be subjected to discriminatio...

Living Thinkers: An Autobiography of Black Women in the Ivory Tower
A film by Roxana Walker-Canton, 2013, 75 min., Color

LIVING THINKERS: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF BLACK WOMEN IN THE IVORY TOWER examines the intersection of race, class and gender for Black women professors and...

My Feminism
A film by Dominique Cardona and Laurie Colbert, 1997, 55 min., Color

MY FEMINISM is a critically important look at second wave feminism in the 1990’s, a time rife with anti-feminist backlash. Powerful interviews with f...

Ovarian Psycos
A film by Joanna Sokolowski and Kate Trumbull-LaValle, 2016, 72 min., Color

Riding at night through streets deemed dangerous in Eastside Los Angeles, the Ovarian Psycos use their bicycles to confront the violence in their live...

The Passionate Pursuits of Angela Bowen
A film by Jennifer Abod, 2016, 73 min., Color

An inspiring film by award winning documentary filmmaker Jennifer Abod, PhD (THE EDGE OF EAC...

Patsy Mink: Ahead of the Majority
A film by Kimberlee Bassford, 2008, 56 min., Color/BW

In 1965, Patsy Takemoto Mink became the first woman of color in the United States Congress. Seven years later, she ran for the US presidency and was t...

A Place of Rage
A film by Pratibha Parmar, 1991, 52 min., Color

This exuberant celebration of African American women and their achievements features interviews with Angela Davis, June Jordan and Alice Walker. Withi...

Pregnant with Dreams
A film by Julia Barco, 1988, 48 min.

Engaging, intimate and fast-moving, this video reflects the diversity and richness of Latin American feminism by documenting the 4th Encuentro Feminis...

Reflections Unheard: Black Women in Civil Rights
A film by Nevline Nnaji, 2013, 81 min., Color

Where do black women activists fit into the epochal struggles for equality and liberation during the 1960s and 70s? This feature-length documentary un...

Regarding Susan Sontag
A film by Nancy Kates, 2014, 100 min., Color

REGARDING SUSAN SONTAG is an intimate and nuanced investigation into the life of one of the most influential and provocative thinkers of the 20th cent...

The Revival: Women and the Word
A film by Sekiya Dorsett, 2016, 82 min., Color

THE REVIVAL: WOMEN AND THE WORD chronicles the US tour of a group of Black lesbian poets and musicians, who become present-day stewards of a historica...

The Righteous Babes
A film by Pratibha Parmar, 1998, 50 min., Color

In this accomplished documentary, acclaimed filmmaker Pratibha Parmar (A PLACE OF RAGE, WARRIOR MARKS) explores the intersection of feminism with popu...

Siberian Love
A film by Olga Delane, 2016, 82 min., Color

In rural Siberia, romantic expectations are traditional and practical. The man is the head of the household. The woman takes care of the housekeeping ...

Some American Feminists
A film by Luce Guilbeault, Nicole Brossard and Margaret Wescott, 1980, 56 min., Color

SOME AMERICAN FEMINISTS explores one of the most significant social histories of this century-the second wave of the women's movement-and is a fascina...

Step by Step: Building a Feminist Movement, 1941-1977
A film by Joyce Follet, 1998, 56 min., Color

"****Proving beyond a doubt that feminism began well before the 1960s, and that its players were not just the white middle class, this inspiring tape ...

Suffragettes in the Silent Cinema
A Film by Kay Sloan, 2003, 35 min., Color/BW

In the days before movies could talk, silent films spoke clearly of sexual politics, and in Suffragettes in the Silent Cinema, historian and wr...

Suzy Lake: Playing with Time
A film by Annette Mangaard, 2014, 62 min., Color

Photographer Suzy Lake is one of the formative feminist artists to evolve out of the heyday of the 1960’s and the Second Wave. A master of the art of ...

Violette Leduc: In Pursuit of Love
A film by Esther Hoffenberg, 2013, 56 min., Color

The French author and memoirist Violette Leduc was a controversial pioneer. Her taboo-breaking memoir, La Bâtard, (The Bastard), became an enor...

We Want Roses Too (Vogliamo Anche Le Rose)
A film by Alina Marazzi, 2007, 84 min., Color

This stunning visual masterpiece is an exuberant testament to the resolve of women of the ’60s and ’70s sexual revolution and feminist movement in Ita...

What Happened to Her
A film by Kristy Guevara-Flanagan, 2016, 15 min., Color

WHAT HAPPENED TO HER is a forensic exploration of our cultural obsession with images of the dead woman on screen. Interspersing found footage from fil...

With a Vengeance
A film by Lori Hiris, 1989, 40 min., BW

This urgent and timely film is a history of the struggle for reproductive freedom since the 1960s, reflecting the wider history of the contemporary wo...

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