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...
A film by Lucie Schwartz, 2009, 25 min., Color
Sarah, a French college student runs a “pro-Ana” blog, part of a global online community of young women sharing tips on living with anorexia. Valerie ...
Beyond Voluntary Control
A film by Cathy Cook, 2000, 30 min., Color
Acclaimed filmmaker Cathy Cook (THE MATCH THAT STARTED MY FIRE) breaks new cinematic territory by devising a new visual language that explores the psy...
Blind Spot: Murder by Women
A film by Irving Saraf, Allie Light and Julia Hilder, 2000, 87 min., Color
Because murder by women is still relatively rare--only one out of eight murders in the United States is committed by a woman--women's own stories prov...
Dialogues with Madwomen
A film by Allie Light, 1993, 90 min., Color
"I was always so afraid that someone would ask me (where I was when JFK was shot), and I would have to say I was in a mental institution", says direct...
Hold Me Tight, Let Me Go
A film by Kim Longinotto, 2007, 100 min., Color
Harrowing at one moment and heartwarming the next, HOLD ME TIGHT, LET ME GO is set at England’s Mulberry Bush School, founded by Barbara Dockar-Drysda...
Learning to Swallow
A film by Danielle Beverly, 2005, 89 min., Color
Learning to Swallow is an intimate, haunting and ultimately empowering portrait of a bipolar artist’s courageous and successful attempt to rebuild her...
The Rest I Make Up
A film by Michelle Memran, 2018, 79 min., Color
The visionary Cuban-American dramatist and educator Maria Irene Fornes spent her career constructing astonishing worlds onstage and teaching countless...
A film by Catherine Scott, Produced by Pat Fiske, 2011, 70 min., Color
Impassioned about freedom of sexual expression, Australian sex worker Rachel Wotton specializes in a long overlooked clientele— people with disabiliti...
Service: When Women Come Marching Home
A film by Marcia Rock and Patricia Lee Stotter, 2012, 55 min., Color
Women make up 15 percent of today's military. That number is expected to double in 10 years. SERVICE highlights the resourcefulness of seven amazing w...
Through the Skin
A film by Elliot Montague, 2002, 18 min., Color/BW
In this highly personal experimental autobiography, emerging filmmaker Elliot Montague presents a daring meditation on the experience and trauma of gr...
Uphill All the Way
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A film by Khin May Lwin and Robert Nassau, 2000, 80 min., Color
UPHILL ALL THE WAY is the astounding true story of five troubled teenage girls who face the challenge of their lives: a 2,500-mile bicycle journey al...