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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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BELLY OF THE BEAST
Exposes a pattern of illegal sterilizations, modern-day eugenics
and reproductive injustice in California prisons.
WITHOUT A WHISPER
Our new film tells the untold story of the profound influence of Indigenous
women on the beginning of the women’s rights movement in the United States.
PAULETTE follows the historic campaign of Paulette Jordan, the first Native American candidate –
as well as the first woman -- to win the Idaho Primary for Governor.
Our latest film explores the double-edged sword of racial and gender
oppression that Black Women face in America.
New Release! THE R-WORD
An intimate look at cultural representation of people living with intellectual and developmental disabilities.LEARN MORE
New Release 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
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Feminist Films for Anti-Racist
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films in their anti-racist education. We'd like to bring your attention to a selection of
films that are important resources for this moment.
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WMM Responds to COVID-19
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Resources for Artists in the Time of Corona
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artists during the COVID-19 outbreak.
WAGING CHANGE shines an urgent light on the female driven movement to
end the federal tipped minimum wage of $2.13 for restaurant workers.
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are now available to stream on Kanopy.
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Digital Panels on CODED BIAS
WMM new release CODED BIAS unravels the widespread racial and gender bias in algorithms and the code behind AI technology and facial recognition software. In coordination with the theatrical release of CODED BIAS, the filmmaking team has hosted a series of panel discussions, which explore the fight for transparency and human rights in tech.Read Post
CODED BIAS Opens in Theaters Nationwide
Listed among "the best of Sundance" and predicted by Variety to be an Oscar contender, CODED BIAS, which was made with the support of WMM's Production Assistance Program, premiered theatrically at the Metrograph on November 11. The film will open nationwide -- including in Miami, San Francisco, Chicago, Atlanta, Boston, Seattle and across the country -- starting November 18.Read Post
WMM Filmmakers Recognized at Critics Choice Documentary Awards
Congratulations to Melissa Haizlip for winning Best First Documentary Feature for MR. SOUL!, made with the support of WMM’s Production Assistance (PA) Program, and to PA Program alum Kirsten Johnson for winning Best Director and Best Documentary Feature for her new film DICK JOHNSON IS DEAD in the 2020 Critics Choice Documentary Awards!Read Post