April is Sexual Assault
This month, we elevate the stories of sexual assault survivors and look towards a future
free of violence and harm against women.
Women Make Movies Stands with the AAPI CommunityREAD MORE ON OUR BLOG
SISTERS RISING to air on WORLD Channel's
America ReFramed April 20
The film features Native American survivors of sexual assault fighting to restore personal and tribal
sovereignty against the backdrop of an ongoing legacy of violent colonization.
Now Streaming on PBS Independent Lens!Learn More
Told through a deeply personal lens, this film explores sexual assault and trauma – and how these
experiences intersect with race, class, and sexual orientation – with complexity and sensitivity.
NICE CHINESE GIRLS DON'T:
Narrated by way of her own original poetry and stories, NICE CHINESE GIRLS DON'T is a portrait of Kitty Tsui --
an iconic Asian American lesbian, poet, artist, activist, writer, and bodybuilder who came of age in the early days
of the Women’s Liberation Movement in San Francisco.
Through the grassroots campaign of attorney Rosa Iris, STATELESS reveals the depths of racial hatred
and institutionalized oppression that divide Haiti and the Dominican Republic.
Host a Screening:
Called "'An Inconvenient Truth' for big tech algorithms" by Fast Company, CODED BIAS delves into
an investigation of widespread racial and gender bias in coding.
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Nice Chinese Girls Don’t: Kitty Tsui
Belly of the Beast
Without a Whisper
Abortion Helpline, This is Lisa
A Normal Girl
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Sisters Rising To Air On World Channel’s America Reframed On April 20
WMM release SISTERS RISING (Dir. Willow O’Feral and Brad Heck), made with the support of WMM’s Production Assistance Program, will be airing on WORLD Channel’s 9th season of America ReFramed on April 20th. In SISTERS RISING, Native American survivors of sexual assault fight to restore personal and tribal sovereignty against the backdrop of an ongoing legacy of violent colonization.Read Post
Women Make Movies Stands with the AAPI Community
In the wake of the recent horrific events in Atlanta, the rise in anti-Asian sentiment, and a surge of hate crimes against Asian-American communities, Women Make Movies has co-signed a collective community statement of solidarity with Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Atlanta chapter, against misogyny, systemic violence, and white supremacy. We stand in solidarity against gender-based violence and...Read Post
New Acquisition BREACH OF TRUST: The Story behind USC’s $1.1 Billion Sexual Abuse Scandal
Women Make Movies has just acquired BREACH OF TRUST, a timely film by emerging filmmaker and USC graduate Mishal Mahmud, that details crimes committed by Dr. George Tyndall, a gynecologist at the University of Southern California health center who engaged in sexual assault for decades without punishment and with active cover-up on the part of the administration. The case is currently making headlines (lead...Read Post