CODED BIAS’s Joy Buolamwini and Black Women Scientists’ Research Omitted by 60 Minutes
On Sunday, May 16, 2021, 60 Minutes aired a segment about racial bias in facial recognition software and omitted any mention of the three Black women who are pioneers in the field, including CODED BIAS's Joy Buolamwini.
Women Make Movies at the Minority Health Film Festival
Women Make Movies is thrilled to announce that seven of our films are being screened at this year’s Minority Health Film Festival, a project of the Milwaukee Film Festival, through September 24th. The WMM releases to keep an eye out for include: #FEMALE PLEASURE (dir. Barbara Miller), THE R-WORD (dir. Amanda Lukoff), SISTERS RISING (dir. Willow...
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SISTERS RISING Acclaimed Documentary About Native Survivors of Sexual Assault To Screen as the Closing Night Film at The Americas Film Festival of New York
Willow O'Feral and Brad Heck’s SISTERS RISING, a film about Native American survivors of sexual assault fighting to restore personal and tribal sovereignty, will screen as the closing night film at The Americas Film Festival of New York on June 28. SISTERS RISING is an urgent call to action, a gorgeous portrait of women acting…
A Statement of Solidarity from WMM
The staff and board of Women Make Movies want to express our deepest condolences to the families of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Atatiana Koquice Jefferson, Trayvon Martin, Sandra Bland, Philando Castile, and the countless others who have needlessly lost their lives at the hands of inhumane police brutality and condoned, extremist violence caused…