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Chisholm '72: Unbought & Unbossed - The First Black Woman to Run for President
Recalling a watershed event in US politics, this Peabody Award -winning documentary takes an in-depth look at the 1972 presidential campaign of Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman elected to Congress and the first to seek nomination for the highest…
Political Animals - Pioneering Women Who Paved the Way for LGBT Equality
The winner of over ten awards including the American Library Associations Notable Video for Adults." POLITICAL ANIMALS tells the story of the civil rights struggle of this century - the gay rights movement - through the eyes of first four…
First Lady of the Revolution - A Southern Belle's Journey through Love, Exile and Revolution in Costa Rica
This is the remarkable story of Henrietta Boggs, who fell in love with a foreign land and the man destined to transform its identity. Her marriage to future President of Costa Rica Jose 'Don Pepe' Figueres in 1941 led to…
Perfect 36: When Women Won the Vote - Ratifying the 19th Amendment
Of all the battles waged on Nashville's doorstep, the final throes for the passage of the 19th Amendment were among the most heated, controversial and colorful. In July of 1920, all eyes were on the Tennessee capital as anti- and…
Evita
Long after Evita was embalmed and secretly buried under a fictitious name in Milan, the former First Lady of Argentina once again was catapulted to fame after Andrew Lloyd Webber's stage musical. A few years later, Alan Parker's movie adaptation…
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Gloria: In Her Own Words - Feminist Icon Gloria Steinem
Produced by Emmy®-winning documentary filmmaker Peter Kunhardt and HBO’s own Sheila Nevins, GLORIA: IN HER OWN WORDS combines recent interviews that showcase Steinem’s sharp sense of humor and compassion with archival footage and photographs from the 1950s to today. What…
Heather Booth - Changing The World
Heather Booth is the most influential person you never heard of. HEATHER BOOTH: CHANGING THE WORLD is an urgent response to the recent change in administration. At a time when many are wondering how to make their voices heard, when…
Bhutto - Democracy Was Her Greatest Revenge Against Extremism
The epic story of Benazir Bhutto, the first woman in history elected to lead a Muslim nation. A favored daughter of the family often called the "Kennedys of Pakistan," Benazir was elected Prime Minister after her father was overthrown and…
Washington's War on Women - Sexism and Harrassment in the U.S. Capital
Episode 1 of America Divided Season Two
Gretchen Carlson, who won a high profile victory with her opposition to the pervasive sexual harassment at Fox News, takes viewers to the halls of Congress to uncover an endemic culture of sexual harassment there held in place for decades…
Women's Power - Female Leadership Around the World
This educational documentary offers a panoramic view of female leadership, creativity, wisdom, and courage around the world and over thousands of years. WOMEN'S POWER looks at female spheres of power in politics, economics, religion, medicine, arts, and letters, featuring a…
Great Unsung Women of Computing - The Past, Present and Future of Women in STEM
In the United States, women are vastly underrepresented in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) fields, holding under 25% of STEM jobs and a disproportionately low share of STEM undergraduate degrees. GREAT UNSUNG WOMEN OF COMPUTING is a series of…
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Union Maids - Women Activists Share their Experiences
Three women union activists tell their fascinating stories of organising in 1930s America, recounting their conflicts with bosses, police as well as their struggles against racism and sexism.
She Started It - Female Tech Entrepreneurs
An essential documentary on women tech entrepreneurs, SHE STARTED IT upends the popular perception of a male-dominated Silicon Valley. Featuring interviews with leading female CEO's and entrepreneurs, it follows several passionate, trailblazing young women as they strive to launch their…
Vivienne Westwood
Vivienne Westwood directed by Gillian Greenwood, follows the designer at work. Greenwood's film offers a unique insight into how she creates her distinctive and often shocking designs, and what have been her major influences. The film documents Westwood's rise from…
100 Years - One Woman's Fight for Justice for Native Americans
This is the story of Elouise Cobell's courageous fight for justice for hundreds of thousands of Native Americans who were cheated out of billions of dollars by the United States Government. Over 100 years ago, the United States Government broke…
Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way
Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way is a feature-length documentary about the life and legacy of the trailblazing woman who made history in 1984 as the first female Vice Presidential nominee on a major party ticket in the United States. The…
Beauty Queens: Estee Lauder
An insightful documentary on the development of the cosmetic industry and its social consequences. One of the most profound and far-reaching social changes of the twentieth century was the enfranchisement and liberation of women. This, in turn, removed the stigma…
Beauty Queens: Elizabeth Arden
As a pioneer of the cosmetics industry, Elizabeth Arden built up a business worth billions. Her goal was to make decorative cosmetics - previously the preserve of actresses and ladies of ill repute - accessible to women everywhere. Eila Hershon…
Letters from Baghdad - The Political Work of Gertrude Bell
Voiced and executive produced by Tilda Swinton, LETTERS FROM BAGHDAD is a visually rich, beautifully crafted documentary that tells the story of Gertrude Bell, who shaped the modern Middle East in ways that still reverberate today. Official Selection at the…
Mystery of Eva Peron - The Story Behind Argentina's Most Famous First Lady
The True Story of Evita, as told by her Father Confessor, Her Friends, and ... Her Enemies. Actress, seductress, political powerhouse and cultural icon of Argentina and the world, the life and legend of Maria Eva Duarte de Peron, or…