WMM Filmmakers and Program Alums Head
to the 2022 Sundance Film Festival!
About 62% of this year's Sundance Film Festival Competition titles are directed or co-directed by
women, and we are thrilled to see so many WMM filmmakers and Program alum among them!
Celebrating 50 Years Since
Shirley Chisholm Announced
Her Run for President
Shirley Chisholm became the first African-American woman to seek the nomination for president
of the United States. Learn her history in CHISHOLM ’72 – UNBOUGHT AND UNBOSSED.
January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month
Browse our collection of films that shed light on the underground network of human trafficking and experiences of trafficked women.BROWSE THE COLLECTION
FLY SO FAR
A grave warning of how far state control of women’s bodies can go, FLY SO FAR follows Teodora Vásquez, who was sentenced
to thirty years in a Salvadorean prison after she suffered a stillbirth.
IN THE RUMBLING BELLY OF MOTHERLAND
Filmed as the U.S. planned for its September 2021 withdrawal of troops, IN THE RUMBLING BELLY OF MOTHERLAND documents
an inspiring female-led news agency in Kabul, Afghanistan.
WAYS OF BEING HOME
Our newest release is an evocative audiovisual meditation on the experience of
Mexican immigrants living and working in rural America.
DAUGHTER OF A LOST BIRD
Follow Kendra Mylnechuk Potter, a Native woman adopted into a white family, as she reconnects with her Native identity and begins to view herself as a living legacy of U.S. assimilationist policy.LEARN MORE
SPEAKING TRUTH TO POWER
Our new film is an intimate and inspiring portrait of Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA), a champion of civil rights and the lone vote in opposition
of the broad authorization of military force following the September 11th attacks.
WMM Adds 50 Films to Docuseek!LEARN MORE
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In the Rumbling Belly of Motherland
Fly So Far
Ways of Being Home
Barbara Lee: Speaking Truth to Power
Daughter of a Lost Bird
Breach of Trust
The Celine Archive
Nice Chinese Girls Don’t: Kitty Tsui
Belly of the Beast
MORE FROM WMM
For more than 45 years, Women Make Movies has helped elevate diverse women directors and producers and improved equity in the film industry. The largest distributor of films by and about women in the world, WMM also supports hundreds of independent filmmakers each year with our highly successful Production Assistance Program.
Generous Support from the NEA
We are so grateful for the continued, generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts! Women Make Movies has been awarded a $60,000 Grants for Arts Projects to support our distribution program. We are among 1,498 awards totaling nearly $33.2 million that were selected to receive this first round of fiscal year 2022 funding…Read Post
Women Make Movies Films and Filmmakers Make 2022 Oscars Shortlists
We are thrilled to see that many of our filmmakers and sponsored projects have made the 94th Oscars Shortlists for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, including WMM-sponsored FAYA DAYI and ÁGUILAS, and new films from Program alums.Read Post