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Black Girl in Suburbia
A film by Melissa Lowery, 2016, 54 min., Color

For many Black girls raised in the suburbs, the experiences of going to school, playing on the playground, and living day-to-day life can be uniquely ...

Faces of Harrassment
A film by Paula Sacchetta, 2016, 82 min., Color

FACES OF HARASSMENT is an experiment in storytelling about trauma. When the hashtag #MyFirstHarassment swept across Brazil, it showed not only the wid...

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...

Girl From God’s Country: The History of Women in Film and Other War Stories
A film by Karen Day, 2016, 66 min., Color

GIRL FROM GOD'S COUNTRY is the untold story of the first female independent filmmaker and action-adventure heroine, Nell Shipman (1892-1970), who left...

Girls' War
A film by Mylčne Sauloy, 2016, 53 min., Color

As the forces of ISIS and Assad tear through villages and society in Syria and Northern Iraq, a group of brave and idealistic women are taking up arms...

Great Unsung Women of Computing: The Computers, The Coders and The Future Makers
A 3-part series by Kathy Kleiman, Jon Palfreman and Kate McMahon, 2016, 48 min., Color

In the United States, women are vastly underrepresented in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) fields, holding under 25% of STEM jobs and a...

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...

Inside the Chinese Closet
A film by Sophia Luvarŕ, 2016, 70 min., Color

The complexities of gay life in modern China collide at the event where Andy and Cherry first meet—a “fake marriage fair” in Shanghai, where a new, co...

Love the Sinner
Directed by Jessica Devaney and Geeta Gandbhir, 2016, 17 min., Color

LOVE THE SINNER is a personal documentary exploring the connection between Christianity and homophobia in the wake of the 2016 shooting at Pulse night...

Men: A Love Story
A film by Mimi Chakarova, 2016, 80 min., Color

After spending nearly a decade as a journalist documenting young women sold as slaves into the sex trade, award winning filmmaker Mimi Chakarova (

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...

PROFILED
A film by Kathleen Foster, 2016, 52 min., Color

Profiled knits the stories of mothers of Black and Latin youth murdered by the NYPD into a powerful indictment of racial profiling and police brutalit...

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...

A Revolution in Four Seasons
A film by Jessie Deeter, 2016, 90 min., Color

The Tunisian Revolution sparked the Arab Spring. But revolution was the easy part—as two women learned on the journey from protest to functioning gove...

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 ...

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...

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