Tag Archives: SheDocs

Wonder Women!

Unknown-7What better way to celebrate Women’s History Month than by watching Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines! The documentary film originally premiered on Independent Lens and is available until March 31st for the #SheDocs online Film Festival.

What is your superpower? Celebrate Women’s History Month and tell us what you think of the film.

Watch. Learn. Share. Celebrate.

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The Revolutionary Optimists

Unknown-4“If you want to start any type of change, start it with the children.” Don’t miss The Revolutionary Optimists, an incredible documentary about child activists bringing about change in their communities.

Get inspired, create change, and share the message! Watch the film today.

Together, we can change the world.

 

Not Another Word

not_another_word-full-thumb-mediumNot Another Word is an intimate portrait of three generations of women in a Middle Eastern family with deeply conflicted values. It is part of a collection of short films exploring international stories made for and by women.

Watch the trailer and the film for free until March 31st in the #SheDocs Film Festival.

 

Kind Hearted Woman

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Originally premiering on Frontline and Independent Lens, this fan-favorite is available as part of the #SheDocs online film festival for Women’s History Month.

Watch the trailer.

Enjoy the film.

Spread the word.

Interrupt the Violence

Unknown-2Originally premiering on Frontline, “The Interrupters” is the story of three ‘violence interrupters’ including the amazing Ameena Matthews, who with bravado, humility, and even humor works to protect communities from the violence.

Watch the trailer.

Enjoy the film.

Share the message of change.

Half of Her

Unknown-1Half of Her tells the courageous story of Mei in New York City. Mei gives birth in Chinatown and when her father discovers that the baby is a girl, he tried to force Mei to abandon her.

This film is part of a special Women and Girls Lead collection of international stories made for and by women.

Watch the trailer.

See the film.

Share Mei’s story.

Girls Hour on SheDocs

UnknownOver-crowded schools. Teen pregnancy. Pressure to contribute to family finances.

The Graduates: Girls Hour explores the dropout crisis from the perspective of three Latinas who are having a say in their own futures. Share their struggles and triumphs as they become the leaders of tomorrow.

This is the story of graduates who will make up America’s future.

Watch the trailer.

Enjoy the film.

Spread the word!

It’s a Girl’s World

images-1What happens when a woman does a “man’s job”? Find out in our 4th film in the #SheDocs online film festival: Good Country People.

The film follows Blossom Edwards, who is forced to take over for her uncle’s taxicab position to support her family in Spanish Town, Jamaica – one of the oldest and poorest rural communities in the country.

Watch the trailer.

Share Blossom‘s journey.

 

Daisy Bates: Forgotten Heroine of Civil Rights

Daisy Bates was a complex, unconventional, and largely forgotten heroine of the civil rights movement. She led the charge to desegregate the all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957.

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The powerful film, Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock, tells the story of her life and public support of nine black students registered to attend Central High School in 1957.

 

Watch the trailer.

Learn about Daisy’s story.

Spread the word. Together, girls and women can change the world.