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Acting Our Age: A film About Women Growing Old
A film by Michal Aviad, 1987, 58 min., Color

An invigorating antidote for American culture's one-dimensional image of older women, this classic film offers empowering insights about women and agi...

Going Up the Stairs: Portrait of an Unlikely Iranian Artist
A film by Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami, 2011, 52 min., Color

Warm, revealing and often surprisingly funny, Iranian filmmaker Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami's portrait of an unlikely artist shows us that true talent wil...

Golden Threads
A film by Lucy Winer and Karen Eaton, 1999, 56 min., Color

Profiling the life of 93 year old lesbian activist Christine Burton, founder of a global networking service for mid-life and elder lesbians this docum...

Kings Point
A film by Sari Gilman, 2013, 31 min., Color

During the 1970s and 80s, thousands of New York’s primarily Jewish senior citizens migrated to Kings Point, a retirement community in Florida. Lured b...

Maggie Growls
A film by Barbara Attie and Janet Goldwater, 2002, 56 min., Color

MAGGIE GROWLS is a portrait of the amazing, canny, lusty, charming and unstoppable Maggie Kuhn (1905-1995), who founded the Gray Panthers (the nation’...

Navajo Talking Picture
A film by Arlene Bowman, 1986, 40 min., Color

In NAVAJO TALKING PICTURE film student Arlene Bowman (Navajo) travels to the Reservation to document the traditional ways of her grandmother. The film...

Nu Shu: A Hidden Language of Women in China
A film by Yue-Qing Yang, 1999, 59 min., Color

In feudal China, women, usually with bound feet, were denied educational opportunities and condemned to social isolation. But in Jian-yong county in ...

The Sermons of Sister Jane
A film by Allie Light, Irving Saraf and Carol Monpere, 2007, 53 min., Color

From Oscar and Emmy Award-winning filmmakers Allie Light and Irving Saraf (Dialogues With Madwomen and In The Shadow of The Stars), in p...

Some Ground To Stand On
A film by Joyce Warshow
Co-produced and edited by Janet Baus
, 1998, 35 min., Color

This compelling documentary tells the life story of Blue Lunden, a working class lesbian activist whose odyssey of personal transformation parallels l...

Theatre Girls
A film by Kim Longinotto and Claire Pollak, 1978, 56 min., BW

In her final piece at film school, Longinotto and her partner take us into the "Theatre Girls Club" in Soho, London–a hostel for elderly and destitute...

They Are Their Own Gifts
A film by Lucille Rhodes and Margaret Murphy, 1978, 52 min., 3 in series, Color

A three volume set of film portraits--Muriel Rukeyser, Alice Neel and Anna Sokolow. The poetry, painting, and dance of these three women is not artis...

Tillie Olsen: A Heart in Action
A film by Ann Hershey, 2007, 66 min., Color

This revelatory documentary is an inspiring homage to Tillie Lerner Olsen – a renegade, revolutionary, distinguished fiction and non-fiction writer, f...

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