CELEBRATE HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH
Hispanic Heritage Month begins September 15 and continues through October 15. This month, we celebrate the histories,
cultures, and contributions of Hispanic and Latina women.
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.
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
BELLY OF THE BEAST Nominated for Four News & Doc Emmy Awards!READ MORE ON OUR BLOG
MUSLIM IN AMERICA:
TRUMP'S LEGACY OF FEAR
Wins Peabody Award
Congratulations to WMM filmmaker Deeyah Khan (dir. WHITE RIGHT) for winning a Peabody
Award for her new documentary, which will soon be available to purchase from WMM.
BREACH OF TRUST
Told from the point of view of women advocating for accountability and change, this compelling documentary
by USC Graduate Mishal Mahmud examines the sexual assault scandal at the University of Southern California.
WMM Adds 50 Films to Docuseek!LEARN MORE
THE CELINE ARCHIVE
In 1932, Celine Navarro was buried alive by her own community in Northern California.
This is an attempt to uncover the real story, revealing Navarro’s feminism and resistance
in a time when neither was embraced, as well as the silences that haunt Filipino-American
communities to this day.
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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
Without a Whisper
Abortion Helpline, This is Lisa
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.
Jane Campion To Be Honored with Lumière Award
Award-winning and feminist filmmaker Jane Campion will be honored with the prestigious Prix Lumière Award this October at the Lumière Film Festival in Lyon, France. Previous recipients of the award include Jane Fonda and Catherine Deneuve. In their announcement, the festival remarked, “In just seven feature films in 20 years, Jane Campion has created a unique filmography and cinema that are at once personal and universal.”Read Post
The Films of Tracey Moffatt Playing at NY’s Spectacle Theater
Six films by WMM filmmaker Tracey Moffatt will be screening as part of the Spectacle Theater’s FILMS OF TRACEY MOFFATT program in Brooklyn, New York. The program kicks off on Friday, September 10th with an in-person and virtual screening of Moffatt’s 1993 stunning debut, and the first feature film directed by an Australian Aboriginal woman, BEDEVIL.Read Post