Women's History Month

A sample of titles exploring women's history and the struggle for equality. (17 films)

The Alarm Rings Softly

The Alarm Rings Softly

Caribbean women use drama and reggae to fight domestic violence.

Bullfrog Films | 1996 | 12 minutes

Althea

Althea

Pioneering athlete Althea Gibson broke records on and off the tennis court.

Icarus Films | 2014 | 83 minutes

The Amahs of Hong Kong

The Amahs of Hong Kong

Filipino women exploited as maids in Hong Kong.

Bullfrog Films | 1996 | 11 minutes

Chantal Akerman, From Here

Chantal Akerman, From Here

A conversation with Belgian filmmaker Chantal Akerman about her films and her directorial philosophy.

Icarus Films | 2010 | 62 minutes

Clara Lemlich

Clara Lemlich

The story of Clara Lemlich, a fledgling union organizer who launched the groundbreaking garment workers strike in 1909 in New York City.

Icarus Films | 2004 | 51 minutes

Donna's Story

Donna's Story

An intimate portrait of a fiercely determined survivor -- Donna, a Cree woman who left behind a bleak existence on the streets.

National Film Board of Canada | 2001 | 51 minutes

Dry Days In Dobbagunta

Dry Days In Dobbagunta

Literacy program spurs anti-liquor campaign in rural India and empowers women.

Bullfrog Films | 1996 | 11 minutes

Footprints of Sorrow

Footprints of Sorrow

Guatemalan war widows fighting for human rights.

Bullfrog Films | 1996 | 10 minutes

Fundi: The Story of Ella Baker

Fundi: The Story of Ella Baker

Friend and advisor to Martin Luther King, FUNDI reveals the instrumental role that Ella Baker played in shaping the American civil rights movement.

Icarus Films | 1981 | 63 minutes

Guerrilla Grannies

Guerrilla Grannies

Filmmaker Ike Bertels' portrait of three women veterans of the Mozambique Liberation Front (FRELIMO) offers an intimate view of Mozambique's history since its 1975 independence.

Icarus Films | 2012 | 80 minutes