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Showing 1 - 10 of 20 titles with a criteria of Subject is Women's History


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

Icarus Films | 2014 | 83 minutes

An exploration of the history and politics of breast obsession in America, and its connection with breast cancer, breastfeeding and body image.

Bullfrog Films | 2005 | 57 minutes

The struggle to keep the Chicago Maternity Center open after 75 years.

Kartemquin Films | 1976 | 60 minutes

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

A provocative and often humorous documentary exploring the 'mysteries' of female sexuality, focusing on the clitoris.

Icarus Films | 2003 | 60 minutes

Tells the story of Deni Prieto Stock, killed by the Mexican army in 1973.

Icarus Films | 2012 | 78 minutes

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

Changes in the lives of four generations of Chinese women.

Bullfrog Films | 1996 | 50 minutes

1969 hospital workers struggle in Charleston, South Carolina.

Icarus Films | 1970 | 30 minutes

A search for Jamilia, the title character in the novella by Chingiz Aitmatov about a young woman who rebels against the rules of Kirghiz society.

Icarus Films | 2018 | 84 minutes