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ESTHER NEWTON MADE ME GAY
A feature documentary about the pathbreaking cultural anthropologist, dog agility enthusiast, and iconic butch lesbian, Esther Newton.LEARN MORE
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STORMING CAESARS PALACE
STORMING CAESARS PALACE chronicles the life of Ruby Duncan, an activist
who fights the welfare system and becomes a White House advisor.
This powerful, short documentary exposes the horrifying experience that incarcerated pregnant women endure
and documents Pamela Winn's mission to end shackling and ultimately prison birth.
Who is a woman and who gets to decide?LEARN MORE
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Esther Newton Made Me Gay
Behind the Rage
Abortion and Women's Rights 1970
A Woman on the Outside
Storming Caesars Palace
Dying to Divorce
Maestra and Maestras Voluntarias
Annah la Javanaise
Call Me Human
America's War on Abortion
Running with My Girls
Fannie Lou Hamer's America
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WMM at DOCLANDS: COACH EMILY wins the DocPitch Industry Prize, Program Alum Dawn Porter Receives the Honors Award, and 6 Films from WMM Filmmakers screened, including the opening & closing night films!
Congratulations to the team behind the WMM-sponsored film COACH EMILY (dir. Pallavi Somusetty) for taking home the DOCLANDS 2023 DocPitch Industry Prize, which includes $40k in production funding! The festival wrapped up last night and included 6 films from WMM filmmakers. WMM-sponsored films opened and closed the festival: IT’S ONLY LIFE AFTER ALL (dir. Alexandria...Read Post
WMM Filmmakers Win All Four Pitch Prizes at Hot Docs!
Congratulations to our WMM Filmmakers who took home ALL FOUR Hot Docs Pitch prizes! I, OF THE WATER, a new project from WMM filmmaker Kimberlee Bassford (WINNING GIRL, PATSY MINK: AHEAD OF THE MAJORITY), won the $50,000 CDN First Look top prize. I, OF THE WATER focuses on acclaimed Samoan writer Sia Figiel’s self-exile where she untangles her complicated past, revealing...Read Post