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All About My Sisters

Qiong Wang boldly explores her family's history and the ongoing consequences of China's one-child policy.

dGenerate Films | 2021 | 175 minutes

Bittersweet Joke

Examines the experiences of single mothers in South Korea, where there remains a strong social taboo against single parenthood.

Icarus Films | 2011 | 52 minutes

The Body Beautiful

This bold, stunning exploration of a white mother who undergoes a radical mastectomy and her Black daughter who embarks on a modeling career reveals the profound effects of body image and the strain of racial and sexual identity on their charged, intensely loving bond

Women Make Movies | 1992 | 23 minutes

The Boy Inside

The distressing story of the filmmaker's son Adam, a 12-year-old with Asperger Syndrome, during a tumultuous year in the life of their family.

The Fanlight Collection | 2006 | 47 minutes

Clarissa's Battle

A single mother’s fight for child care for all

GOOD DOCS | 2022 | 89 minutes

Complaints of a Dutiful Daughter

With profound insight and a healthy dose of levity, COMPLAINTS OF A DUTIFUL DAUGHTER chronicles the various stages of a mother's Alzheimer's Disease and the evolution of a daughter's response to the illness.

Women Make Movies | 1994 | 44 minutes

A Crushing Love

A CRUSHING LOVE, Sylvia Morales’ sequel to her groundbreaking history of Chicana women, CHICANA (1979), honors the achievements of five activist Latinas—labor organizer/farm worker leader Dolores Huerta, author/educator Elizabeth “Betita” Martinez, writer/playwright/educator Cherrie Moraga, civil rights advocate Alicia Escalante, and historian/writer Martha Cotera - and considers how these single mothers managed to be parents and effect broad-based social change at the same time.

Women Make Movies | 2009 | 58 minutes

Daughter Rite

This classic, which explores relationships between mothers and their adult daughters, illustrates the missing link between the 'direct cinema' documentaries and the later hybrids that acknowledged truth couldn't always be found in front of a camera lens.

Women Make Movies | 1978 | 53 minutes

Dreams and Dilemmas

Follows a couple and their premature twins during six months in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, as it explores ethical dilemmas raised by advances in neonatal medicine.

The Fanlight Collection | 1998 | 58 minutes

Dreams and Dilemmas (40 minute version)

Follows a couple and their premature twins during six months in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, as it explores ethical dilemmas raised by advances in neonatal medicine.

The Fanlight Collection | 2005 | 40 minutes