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Now you can learn more about - and contribute to - select film projects that are currently fiscally sponsored through our Production Assistance Program. The Program has assisted in the completion of hundreds of projects, including Oscar nominated CITIZENFOUR directed by Laura Poitras, as well as fiction features like PARIAH and Sundance 2015 premiere THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL. Over the last 5 years WMM has helped more than 120 films reach completion and channeled more than $17,000,000 to filmmakers.

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THE FEELING OF BEING WATCHED
A film by Assia Boundaoui & Alex Bushe
The first documentary to tell the story of the “War on Terror” from the perspective inside an Arab¬American neighborhood. Since the early 90’s, people in Bridgeview, IL have stayed quiet about their deep suspicions of living under government surveillance, and no one has ever dug into why the surveillance may have began. Until now. This film brings to light an under¬represented human story and follows the filmmakers as they investigate what really happened, and may still be happening in Bridgeview.


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FENCING FOR THE EDGE
A film by Holly Buechel
Fencing for the Edge tells the story of 4 high school fencing teams in the state of New Jersey competing in the largest league in the world. Facing challenges at home and in the classroom, the fencers learn what it takes to be successful on the strip and in life.

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FEYATEY
A film by Jessica Beshir
FEYATEY is a visual poem that tells the story of Ethiopia’s Khat industry and the rise of its historically marginalized Oromo farmers against an oppressive political regime. By weaving footage of the Khat trade with a series of intimate portraits, a larger tapestry of the Oromo community unfolds.


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FINDING NORMAL (FORMERLY MAKE ME NORMAL)
A film by Mitch McCabe
Are we medicalizing normal human behavior? FINDING NORMAL explores recent controversies in psychiatry, the rise of diagnosed mental illness, psychopharmacology and our new definition of "normal"— all set against the backdrop of new psychiatric guidelines in the new DSM-5 (the "Psychiatry Bible"). Traveling the country to high-profile psychiatrists, senate investigators, researchers, peer advocates and pharma reps, the film gives a much-needed, hard-boiled look at the current state of mental illness treatment, ultimately forcing the question: What is normal?


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FOUNDERS FILM
A film by Charlene Fisk
Battling society, finances and sometimes even each other, thirteen women in 1950 changed women’s athletics forever. With humor, grit and raw talent, these underdogs persevered not only to create a legend in the sports world but also a timeless story of redemption and endurance. Through rare, archival footage, current-day interviews with surviving founders, and historical reenactments, we tell their story in the feature-length documentary

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FREEDOM UNIVERSITY
A film by Debbie Goodstein, Anne Adams, Co-directors
FREEDOM UNIVERSITY (working title) highlights the work and students of the amazing Freedom University in Atlanta, Georgia. Inspired by the legacy of the Southern Freedom School tradition, this school serves as an alternative university for undocumented students, who are barred by state law from the top-five public universities in Georgia.


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FROM AWAY
A film by Maya Tepler
Two young brothers have arrived in small-town Maine after escaping war-torn Burundi. Through their unexpected lives as American teenagers, they learn what it means to be different, to start anew, and to be “from away.”


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GIRLS OF TOMORROW
A film by Nora Philippe
At an all-female college in New York City, students from diverse backgrounds are reinventing politics, power, solidarity, gender and activism. Their feminism is innate and their battle cry is “now”. These are the faces of tomorrow, the young women who will be shaping our future.

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GRACE (WT)
A film by A film by Rachel Pikelny
GRACE (wt), a short documentary, tells the story of a 36-year-old suburban soccer mom and breast cancer survivor who decides to reclaim her body by getting an elaborate mastectomy tattoo. Directed by a recent breast cancer survivor and created by an all-female crew, Grace will be a frank, honest, and often funny exploration of a seldom-discussed side of the survivor’s experience—the battle that begins when everyone else thinks the war is already won.

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GREEN BANANAS
A film by Purcell Carson
What happens when the meanest company in agribusiness decides to turn over a new leaf? Chiquita Banana lived most of the 20th century as a despised giant. But the last decade has brought new ideas to its fields and boardrooms. A compelling cast of labor activists, environmentalists and farm managers have formed a fragile alliance and together learned to grow better bananas. Their work-and the film that documents it-shows new potential for corporate social responsibility.

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GREENWOOD AVENUE: A VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE
A film by Ayana Baraka
Greewood Avenue is a groundbreaking, emotional exploration into the lives of African Americans living in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1921, during the era of Black Wall Street, the second rise of the KKK, and the Tulsa Race Riots of 1921, told through the eyes of an elderly Black female protagonist named Agnes. With the helpful recollections of the surviving members of the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921, and groundbreaking virtual reality technology, viewers will be transported to that era.


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GUANGZHOU LOVE STORY
A film by Kathy Huang
GUANGZHOU LOVE STORY is an immersive, multi-year portrait of Wendy and Julio, an African-Chinese couple raising two biracial children in China’s manufacturing capital of Guangzhou. Can this interracial couple survive the stress of living in an ethnically homogenous and increasingly xenophobic country? Do they raise their children as Chinese, or Congolese, or both? With no models to guide them, Wendy and Julio must write their own rules—to love, to parenthood, and to living in a country that has not yet accepted them.

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GUNS, GRIEF & GRACE IN AMERICA (FORMERLY GUNS, GRIEF AND GRACE: EMERGING CONVERSATIONS AND CHANGING THE CONVERSATION)
A film by Janet Fitch
The Guns, Grief and Grace in America three-part documentary series reframes the gun violence debate in our country from one of Second Amendment rights to that of public health prevention. The two completed films and their accompanying education pieces have made a significant community impact; generating non-polarized, solution-based discussions with diverse audiences. In doing this, we pave the way to reclaim the public sphere for discussion of a complex societal topic relevant to diverse communities across the country.

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HAENYEO - AMA: KOREAN & JAPANESE SEA WOMEN
A film by Chang-Jin Lee
"HAENYEO - AMA: KOREAN & JAPANESE SEA WOMEN" explores the tradition of women, known for their independent spirit and fierce determination, who harvest the ocean floor. It captures this truly unique, yet fast disappearing practice, through personal stories, shamanistic rituals, and songs of the sea.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MARSHA!
A film by Reina Gossett and Sasha Wortzel
Happy Birthday, Marsha! is the story of legendary transgender rights activists and best friends, Marsha "Pay It No Mind" Johnson & Sylvia Rivera, in the hours before the 1969 Stonewall riots.


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HARD HATTED WOMAN
A film by Lorien Barlow
Hard Hatted Woman is the first feature documentary about women in blue-collar construction trades. A small number of remarkable women continue to pursue this daunting and non-traditional career path that is still 97% male-dominated. Whether seeking the economic benefits of union jobs or drawn to the innate satisfaction of the work, all of them end up fighting to advance in a hyper-masculine arena, where they challenge entrenched gender stereotypes not only among their co-workers but our culture at large.

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HERE ONE DAY
A film by Kathy Leichter
When filmmaker Kathy Leichter moved back into her childhood home after her mother’s suicide, she discovered a hidden box of audiotapes. Sixteen years passed before she had the courage to delve into this trove, unearthing details that her mother had recorded about every aspect of her life from the joys and challenges of her marriage to a State Senator, to her son’s estrangement, to the highs and lows of living with bipolar disorder. HERE ONE DAY is a beautiful, emotionally candid film about a woman coping with mental illness, her relationships with her family, and the ripple effects of her suicide on those she loved. The Here One Day Community Screening Initiative presents Here One Day in communities and educational institutions across the country to reduce stigma around mental illness and suicide, create a safe space for others to share their stories, teach how mental illness and suicide impact families, and link audiences to local mental health support.

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HOLLY NEAR: SINGING FOR OUR LIVES
A film by Jim Brown
A biographic documentary that examines the global social justice coalition-building work of activist/singer Holly Near and the power of song in the lesbian and women’s movements. Holly Near’s music and activism provide a compelling lens into one of the most dynamic and successful struggles for equality and human rights that was often overlooked by the mainstream media of the '70's and '80s because it was largely led by lesbian feminists. Now the story will be told.


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HOME TRUTH (FORMERLY JESSICA GONZALES VS. THE U.S.A.)
A film by April Hayes and Katia Maguire
In 1999, Jessica Gonzales' estranged husband abducted their three daughters in violation of a domestic violence restraining order. Jessica's repeated calls and visits to the police that night went unheeded. Nearly twelve hours after she first called the police, Jessica's estranged husband arrived at the police station and opened fire, and he was immediately shot and killed by the police. The bodies of the three girls were found in his bullet-ridden truck. Jessica's quest for answers and justice led her on a 10 year journey through the American legal system and beyond, and have turned her into an outspoken and charismatic advocate for victimized women and children everywhere. Jessica Gonzales vs. The United States of America is a feature-length documentary that follows the story of one woman, who in the wake of unspeakable tragedy and hardship embarks upon a journey to reclaim her voice and discover her own power to heal herself and others.


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HOMECOMING
A film by Gemma Cubero
Homecoming tells the story of the atoll of Pukapuka through the intergenerational story of two bi-cultural women Johnnie Frisbie and Amelia Borofsky who journey home after decades away. Facing modernization, environmental, and cultural loss, this 3sq km coral atoll has little contact with outsiders or tourists, and the native community follows a Polynesian way of life lost to most of the Pacific. This character-driven documentary follows the two women on their journey “home” offering a poetic meditation on race, climate change, memory and the universal journey towards wholeness.


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HOPE (FORMERLY SEARCHING FOR SAVVAS)
A film by Yvette Corporon, Omar Lugones, and Tony Carrassco
After years of searching, a woman at last finds the family her grandmother hid from the Nazis on a tiny Greek island during World War 2. In a tragic twist of fate just days later, two members of her own family are murdered by a neo-Nazi shouting Heil Hitler, in the parking lot of a Kansas JCC. But now, just as then, this is a family that refuses to let hate have the last word.

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HOW TO POWER A CITY
A film by A film by Melanie La Rosa
As headlines rage about the withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, people around the U.S. are bringing solar and wind power online in dozens of ways. How can everyday people be part of the clean energy revolution? How are cities leading the way? How To Power A City explores stories from around the nation about everyday leaders in the ongoing shift to solar, wind, and other types of clean energy.

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HUNTING IN WARTIME (FORMERLY HOONAH'S HEROES)
A film by Samantha Farinella
During the Vietnam War, thirty-nine Tlingit men from the tiny village of Hoonah, Alaska saw combat. Thirty-eight came back alive, making Hoonah the American town with the highest per capita enlistment rate as well as the highest survival rate. While the soldiers were away, a new law prohibited village fishermen from acquiring greater catches than the year before – robbing retuning veterans of their livelihoods. This feature-length documentary traces the tension between the soldiers' prideful service and the racism they encountered at home.

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HWANGSA
A film by Claire Sanford
Hwangsa is a cinematic portrait of monstrous dust storms and hazardous air quality. From the deserts of Western China to the shores of California, the film rides the winds of climate change, dropping us into the lives of eight characters grappling with the dust, none who can take for granted the air they breathe. Dust is a phantom that haunts every frame, threading together the lives of the characters and the complex story of our changing planet.

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I AM THE REVOLUTION
A film by BENEDETTA ARGENTIERI
A documentary focusing on feminist revolutions taking place in Afghanistan, Syria, and Iraq, by looking at three inspiring women and how they are leading others amidst perennial war and conflict. With similar goals, each movement is using different means – one political, one armed, and one educational – to overthrow societal norms or die trying.

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I AM, BUT I'M NOT
A film by Shalisa Thornburg, Barry Thornburg; Project Producer: Eboni Johnso
This documentary is about three women who came from the same orphanage in India and were raised separately by white Americans in the Western United States. Though they share common experiences, each of these Indian American adoptees choose a different way to grapple with the tug-of-war between their birth heritage and the culture in which they were raised. Their stories speak to the hundreds of thousands of adopted children struggling to understand who they are as transracial adoptees.

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I DON'T WANT MY PENIS BACK: THE JULIA SCOTTI STORY
A film by Susan Sandler
Transgender comedian JULIA SCOTTI's astonishing comeback as "The Crazy Old Lady of Comedy." Last seen 16 years ago as RICK SCOTTI (on bills with Chris Rock, Adam Sandler, and Ray Romano) she comes out on network TV, her children return after a long and painful estrangement, and we watch her brave homecoming to the brutal standup comedy world as she delivers a truth that breaks down walls.

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IF THE DANCER DANCES
A film by Lise Friedman and Maia Wechsler
Unlike a painting that hangs in a museum over the decades, dance is ephemeral, existing only in the moment. There is no script or score for preservation. Instead, dance is transmitted from body to body, one generation to the next. If the Dancer Dances is a journey from studio to stage, as Merce Cunningham’s iconic 1968 RainForest is brought back to life. Timed to coincide with Cunningham’s centennial, the film makes the language of dance accessible to a wide audience, as it confronts what it takes to prevent the loss of masterworks to time.


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THE IN BETWEEN
A film by Robie Flores
For years we have been overwhelmed with images of the U.S./Mexico border that have driven fear into people’s perception of it. But life is harmoniously lived in a perpetual flow that spreads across two countries connected by a bridge that everyone must cross.


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IT RAINS (LLUEVE)
A film by Carolina Corral (dir.) and Magali Rocha Donnadieu (prod.)
Since Oliver was killed, he communicates with his mother María through the rain. He let her know the attorney’s office buried him, along with 117 other corpses, in a hidden mass grave. This sparks a new life mission for María: to hold the government accountable for exhuming them all and returning the bodies back to the Mexican families who have been looking for them for years.


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IT'S NOT WHO I AM (WT)
A film by Dean Radcliffe-Lynes
It’s Not Who I am is a film about the struggles and challenges women who were formally incarcerated face after being released from jail or prison. Whether it’s finding a livable wage job, affordable decent housing, or re-uniting with their children, the women you will meet are determined to overcome whatever obstacles they are confronted with and they are intent on changing society’s perception of who they are.

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JACINTA
A film by Jessica Earnshaw
JACINTA is a portrait of a family in Maine that is fractured by a cycle of addiction, incarceration, and crime.

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JARMO
A film by Emma Piper-Burket
Jarmo is an archaeological site in Northern Iraq that is believed to be one of the earliest farming settlements. Agriculture began in Iraq nearly 10,000 years ago with the cultivation of crops such as wheat, barley and lentils; yet today the country must import the majority of its food and agricultural supplies.The political, personal and exploratory missions passing over this land for the past 10,000 years each contain their own set of agendas, sorrows and discoveries. Dancing between these transient personal or political moments and the long history of the earth below, Jarmo investigates how humans have used the earth for survival, knowledge, power, and meaning throughout time.

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KARUARA, PEOPLE OF THE RIVER
A film by Stephanie Boyd and Miguel Araoz Cartagena
Mariluz Canaquiri says her river is the ‘ɨa’ (ee-ah); the heart, life force and mother of the universe. She leads a federation of Kukama women who are using myths, art and political activism to protect their river in Peru’s Amazon. The film moves between the women’s struggle and animations of the ‘Karuara’, or river people. These spiritual creatures live in underwater villages and protect the Kukama, but their existence is threatened by oil spills, hydroelectric dams and other mega projects.


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LET THERE BE LIFE
A film by Erica L. Nikolic
In search of answers to the organ donor dilemma, LET THERE BE LIFE, delves deeply into the lives of three characters on the organ donor waiting list, revealing the many hardships they endure daily. Theryl the “Houseman”, a celebrated New Orleans musician, fights to maintain his passion to perform; Ajai, now 18 (on the waiting list since she was five), hopes only to live a normal life one day; and Len, a Hollywood stuntman, who dreams of working again.

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THE LETTER
A film by Maia Von Lekow
In coastal Kenya, a frenzied mix of consumerism & Christianity is turning families against their elders, branding them as witches and stealing their land.

92-year-old Margaret Kamango stands accused by her step-sons of practicing witchcraft. They are demanding that she be cleansed in a Pentecostal ceremony. Her feisty and independent daughters however, are doing everything they can to protect her.

This dangerous family dispute is seen through the eyes of grandson Karisa who is forced to choose which side he is on.

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LISTEN TO MY HEARTBEAT
A film by Nyjia July
Listen to My Heartbeat examines the gentrification of Washington, D.C., but through the lens of the city’s folkloric music, Go-Go. Go-Go has echoed through the city from the Civil Rights Movement until today. Amid the gentrification of the city, city officials have surged a crackdown on Go-Go culture. Much like the black residents of the city, their music Go-Go has been evicted. Evicted without notice. Part rock doc, part political thriller Listen to My Heartbeat examines a changing city, the people displaced, and the future of the music that gave them a voice.


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LITTLE MISS WESTIE
A film by Dan Hunt and Joy E. Reed
Ren and Luca are two transgender siblings;11 year old Ren (M to F), is competing in the Lil' Miss Westy pageant as the first out trans-girl. Her older brother, Luca (F to M), who competed six years ago when he was living as a girl, coaches her on posing, make-up and talent. Moving and unflinching, Ren and Luca challenge fundamental ideas about gender identity and expression as they navigate puberty, bicker, and compete while coming of age.


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LITTLE SALLIE WALKER
A film by Marta Effinger-Crichlow
What is play? How has this jubilant ritual given generations of black girls pleasure, refuge and power? In LITTLE SALLIE WALKER, black women across the United States reflect upon their relationships with childhood play revealing how this ignored legacy helps them survive life in America. From big cities to rural hamlets, play like patty-cake, double-dutch, doll-making, and hide-and-go-seek help to paint an alternative picture of black women’s lives otherwise dismissed or misrepresented in America’s social and historical record.

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THE LONG FRIDAY
A film by Pamela Hogan
One crisp Fall morning in 1975, 90% of Iceland’s women went on strike – and brought their country to its knees. Thanks to them Iceland is now #1 on the Gender Equality Index. The U.S. has dropped to #45. The feisty, often hilarious women who created and lived this revolutionary moment bring it to life in The Long Friday. This is the best story you never heard about the power of women to transform society.

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LOOKING FOR LEIA
A film by Annalise Ophelia
LOOKING FOR LEIA is a six episode docu-series that shifts the traditionally male narrative of geek culture and showcases the hidden histories, creativity, and passion of girls and women in Star Wars fandom.

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LOVE CECIL
A film by Lisa Immordino Vreeland
Cecil Beaton (1904 -1980) academy award winner, photographer, writer and painter was not only a dazzling chronicler, but an arbiter of his time. He was one of the great polymaths of the 20th Century, where his sense of the visual dictated a style that set standards of creativity that continue to resonate and inspire today. His legacy is relevant because he was a creative force with genius in a breadth of mediums and an esthetic that was recognized in all the worldly capitals.


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LOVESICK (FORMERLY MATCH+: A STORY ABOUT LOVE IN THE TIME OF HIV)
A film by Ann S. Kim and Priya Giri Desai
How do you find love when you are HIV-positive? And how do you do that in India, where marriage is a must, but HIV/AIDS is unspeakable? LOVESICK chronicles the tale of two people looking for love and the revolutionary doctor-matchmaker who helps them. They are challenged by crippling stigma at every turn—from choosing the right mate, to getting married and having HIV-negative children. Ancient traditions and the new realities collide – LOVESICK is the modern love story that results.

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MADIDI
A film by Elizabeth Unger
In the heart of the Amazon, large numbers of jaguars are being quietly decimated for the Chinese black market – and the world has no idea. Desperate for answers, a park ranger, a zoologist, and a young journalist spark their own investigations into the trade, uncovering a powerful political-economic force between China and South America that is trickling down to their fight on the ground.

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MAESTRA (TEACHER)
A film by Catherine Murphy
Maestra tells the story of eight women, who as teenage girls taught on the 1961 Literacy Campaign in Cuba, where 250,000 volunteer teachers taught more than 700,000 illiterate adults learned to read and write in one year. Over half of the teachers - and students - were women. This film looks at a controversial and transformative time through the eyes of the women teachers, and explores how this experience changed their sense of themselves and what they saw as possible.

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MAINE-LAND
A film by Miao Wang
MAINE-LAND is a story about three adolescents from China’s emerging upper-middle class coming of age in an American prep school. Set against the backdrop of capitalist China as a rising superpower, their fresh and humorous adventures span from Chinese metropolises to rural Maine, from a collectivist upbringing to individualist angst. While their stories begin with a search for competitive advantage and a “superior” education, their perceptions distort and evolve into dreams of their own as they adjust to their new life. But will they be able to reconcile these dreams with the life they came from and may return to?

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MARY PICKFORD PROJECT (FORMERLY THE FIRST)
A film by Jennifer DeLia
An unconventional biopic based on the life of Mary Pickford. She was America's Sweetheart, Co-Founder of United Artists, and the only businesswoman in Hollywood. The Girl with the Curls is a poetic journey, using the language of film to hopscotch through time. The story illuminates the artistry, passion, and dignity that moves Mary Pickford through her groundbreaking and controversial world. "Ultimately, this film is a celebration of humanity; of wisdom; of the gift to visualize, imagine, and create. In essence, it is a celebration of the power of the mind and of femininity."

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THE MASK THAT GRINS AND LIES
A film by Martine Granby
The Mask That Grins and Lies follows the lives of three black women who are coping with mental illness while traversing stigmas that prohibits women of color from seeking treatment. These barricades challenge the stereotypes that haunt black communities in America.

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MEET BESS
A film by Nicole Franklin
When twenty-one year old Anne Brown walked into George Gerswhin's apartment to audition for his opera about a black man named Porgy, she sang her way into history as the woman known as Bess. Finalist for the IFP Gordon Parks Award for Emerging Directors.

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MISSING MICROBES
A film by Steven Lawrence and Sarah Schenck
In the last 50 years we’ve lost 50% of our bacteria from overuse of antibiotics and C-sections. The result has been stratospheric rises in obesity, asthma, and allergies, and the growing threat of deadly superbugs. Leading the fight to reverse this disastrous trend are married microbiologists Marty Blaser and Gloria Dominguez-Bello. Missing Microbes follows their groundbreaking work – from their labs, to the Amazon, to Capitol Hill – as we learn how this crisis happened and how we can end it.

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MOST DANGEROUS WOMEN, THE MOVIE!
A film by Janet Fitch
Most Dangerous Women, the Movie! reclaims the history of our foremothers’ actions towards peace and justice for all. Their resilience over the past hundred years inspires confidence today, as women are rising to sustain the momentum and possibilities of our current historic moment. Meet some of the many "Dangerous Women” who’ve played key roles in the past century’s accomplishments towards advancing women’s leadership, all the way to the 2017 Women’s March.


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MOVING STORIES: LIVES TRANSFORMED BY DANCE
A film by Rob Fruchtman, Cornelia Ravenal, Mikael Södersten & Wendy Sax
An acclaimed American dance company travels the world, working with marginalized, mistreated and often traumatized youth. “Moving Stories” follows them to India, Romania, South Korea and Iraq, with young people who’ve experienced gender violence, extreme poverty, violent conflict and harrowing escapes from repressive regimes. While the teaching artists often struggle to break through, their students’ transformations become palpable, as many who seem shut down begin to 'speak' through their bodies, unlocking feelings and experiences in wellsprings of creativity.

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MR. SOUL! ELLIS HAIZLIP AND THE BIRTH OF BLACK POWER TV
A film by Melissa Haizlip
Before Oprah – before Arsenio – there was Mr. SOUL! From 1968-73, America got “SOUL!” – television’s first “black Tonight Show.” The film celebrates the groundbreaking PBS series from its genesis to its eventual loss of funding against the backdrop of a swiftly changing political and social landscape, while profiling Ellis Haizlip, the charismatic man behind one of the most culturally significant and successful television shows in U.S. history.

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THE MUSIC NEVER ENDS (FORMERLY GRACIAS Y BUENAS NOCHES)
A film by Mari Keiko Gonzalez
THE MUSIC NEVER ENDS follows the key members of the Mambo Legends Orchestra, formerly the Tito Puente Orchestra; Jose Madera, Johnny "Dandy" Rodriguez, Jr., and Mitch Frohman, as well as the baritone sax player, Carmen Laboy, who is the only woman to sit in with "The Big Three". Through rehearsals, live performance, an album recording, interviews and archival footage, we cover the cultural and artistic significance of this style of latin music that originated in NYC in the 1940's - a fusion of the big band sound of the jazz era with the music from Puerto Rico and Cuba.

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MY LOVE AFFAIR WITH MARRIAGE (FORMERLY MARRIAGE PROJECT)
A film by Signe Baumane
An animated feature film for adults, this is the story of a young woman's quest for perfect love and lasting marriage. Distracted by the beautiful songs of the Mythology Sirens who teach her how to be an ideal woman and not being able to free herself from her own Biology that makes her behave like a wild cat, she gets lost on her way.

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MY SO-CALLED SELFISH LIFE
A film by Therese Shechter
The modern mother has been glorified, fetishized and commodified, but what happens when women say not to having kids? My So-Called Selfish Life takes on a world where femininity is tied to childbearing, where reproductive rights are under constant attack, where society demands women have children–but only the “right kind” of women. From pregnant Barbies to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, filmmaker Therese Shechter takes us on an irreverent journey to discover what it means to say no thanks to motherhood in the 21st century.

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