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WMM films are broadcast on television and cable stations all over the world. In the US, our films have been aired on the acclaimed PBS documentary programs Independent Lens and P.O.V. as well as by many local PBS stations. You can also look for our films on HBO and HBO's Cinemax, Sundance Channel, and Oxygen Media and more, Sign up for Enews to receive announcements of future broadcasts via email.


Current Broadcasts

Heather Booth: Changing the World

Broadcast December 4 on THIRTEEN in the NYC area, December 11 on NJTV in the NJ and Philadelphia area, and December 19 on WLIW in Long Island. 

Heather Booth is the most influential person you never heard of. The newest film by critically acclaimed filmmaker Lilly Rivlin, HEATHER BOOTH: CHANGING THE WORLD is an urgent response to the recent change in administration. At a time when many are wondering how to make their voices heard, when civil and women's rights are under attack, this empowering documentary is an inspiring look at how social change happens. 



Streaming/Broadcasting on POV

93QUEEN is the inspirational story of Rachel "Ruchie" Freier, a no-nonsense Hasidic lawyer and mother of six who is determined to shake up the boy’s club in her community by creating Ezras Nashim, the first all-female volunteer ambulance corps in New York City.


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Violence Against Women: Ending the Silence

Highlighting the extraordinary strength of women who survive sexual assault, institutional disregard, domestic violence and more, these films break the historical silence that has often surrounded issues of violence against women. See the full collection here.

AFRICAN-AMERICAN: Celebrate the Lives of African-American Women

Shooting Women

Including the essential civil rights films CHISOLM '72 - UNBOUGHT AND UNBOSSED and STANDING ON MY SISTERS' SHOULDERS, the acclaimed documentary LOVE & DIANE and biographies on the inimitable Audre Lorde and Beah Richards, the African American Collection celebrates the lives of African American women and the contributions they have made to their families, their communities and society. 

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Women Make Movies is a multicultural, multiracial, non-profit media arts organization which facilitates the production, promotion, distribution, and exhibition of independent films and videotapes by and about women. contact us