Anna May Wong: In Her Own Words
A film by Yunah Hong, 2011, 56 min., Color
Anna May Wong knew she wanted to be a movie star from the time she was a young girl—and by 17 she became one. A third generation Chinese-American, she...
A film by Lillian Jiménez, 2009, 53 min., Color
Antonia Pantoja (1922-2002), visionary Puerto Rican educator, activist, and early proponent of bilingual education, inspired multiple generations of y...
Beah: A Black Woman Speaks
A film by LisaGay Hamilton, Produced by Neda Armian, Jonathan Demme, LisaGay Hamilton, and Joe Viola, 2003, 90 min., Color/BW
BEAH: A BLACK WOMAN SPEAKS, the directorial debut of actress LisaGay Hamilton, celebrates the life of legendary African American actress, poet and pol...
Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle
A film by Pascale Obolo, 2011, 85 min., Color
An exuberant and inspiring ambassador for the Caribbean, Calypso Rose is the uncontested and much decorated diva of Calypso music. With more than 800 ...
Chisholm '72 - Unbought and Unbossed
A film by Shola Lynch, 2004, 77 min., Color
Recalling a watershed event in US politics, this compelling documentary takes an in-depth look at the 1972 presidential campaign of Shirley Chisholm, ...
A film by Natalia Almada, 2009, 83 min., Color/BW
Past and present collide in this extraordinarily well crafted documentary when filmmaker Natalia Almada (ALL WATER HAS A PERFECT MEMORY), winner of th...
LaDonna Harris: Indian 101
A film by Julianna Brannum, 2014, 63 min., Color
LADONNA HARRIS: INDIAN 101 from Comanche filmmaker Julianna Brannum, chronicles the life of Comanche activist and national civil rights leader LaDonna...
The Lost Garden
A film by Marquise Lepage, 1995, 53 min., Color
THE LOST GARDEN looks at the life and times of Alice Guy-Blaché (1873-1968), arguably, the first narrative filmmaker in the world. Creating her first...
The LuLu Sessions
A film by S. Casper Wong, 2011, 86 min., Color
Unlike anyone you've ever met, LuLu is a hard-living, chain-smoking rebel with a tender heart; poet with a potty mouth; farm girl; former cheerleader;...
A film by Susan Morgan Cooper, 2011, 85 min., Color
Winner of the Spirit of Freedom Documentary category at the Bahamas International Film Festival, MULBERRY CHILD is an adaptation to Jian Ping's book, ...
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...
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...
A film by Kathe Sandler, 1981, 15 min.
A lively profile of dance instructor and performer Thelma Hill containing rare footage of original Alvin Ailey Dance Theater and the New York Negro Ba...
A film by Kim Longinotto, 2013, 89 min., Color
When Salma, a young Muslim girl in a south Indian village, was 13 years old, her family locked her up for 25 years, forbidding her to study and forcin...
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...
Sweatshop Cinderella: A Portrait of Anzia Yezierska
A film by Suzanne Wasserman, 2010, 27 min., Color
In the forefront of early twentieth-century American literature about immigrant women’s lives, Anzia Yezierska’s work includes short fiction, novels, ...
A film by Ayoka Chenzira, 1979, 15 min.
A portrait of Syvilla Fort focusing on the beauty of her choreography, the virtuosity of her dancing, and her role as teacher of a generation of Afric...
Ulrike Ottinger - Nomad from the Lake
A film by Brigitte Kramer, 2012, 86 min., Color
This intimate personal portrait of Ulrike Ottinger, a unique, influential voice in women’s cinema for over four decades, begins at the lakeside city o...
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. Through her work, she confronted the experience of being an illegitimate c...
Visions of the Spirit
A film by Elena Featherston, 1989, 58 min., Color
This intimate and inspiring portrait of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker explores the compassion, insight and strength that have made her on...
Who's Afraid of Kathy Acker?
A film by Barbara Caspar, 2008, 84 min., Color
A multi-layered work featuring animation, archival footage and interviews with the likes of William Burroughs, Carolee Schneemann and Richard Hell,
A Woman's Word
back to top
A film by Silvia G. Ponzoda, 2004, 52 min., Color
Beautiful and intimate, A WOMAN'S WORD depicts the life and writings of three exceptional authors of the Arab word – Nawal Al Saadawi from Egypt, Hana...