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The Women Make Movies Collection

The Women Make Movies Collection is a classic selection of films from Women Make Movies — comprised of major-award winning films, including both new releases and films never available for streaming before.

For over 45 years, Women Make Movies has been championing women filmmakers and their stories, supporting women producers and directors from the beginning and planting the seeds for a diverse and inclusive filmmaking landscape. As the world’s leading distributor of independent films by and about women, Women Make Movies amplifies historically ignored voices and challenges the mainstream media.

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The Women Make Movies Collection includes the following titles:

A Better Man - imageA Better Man

From Executive Producer Sarah Polley, A BETTER MAN follows a series of intimate conversations between a woman and her former boyfriend when she confronts him about their history of domestic abuse.

Women Make Movies | 2017 | 79 minutes
A Girl Like Her - imageA Girl Like Her

From 1945-73, 1.5 million unmarried young American women, facing enormous social pressures, surrendered babies to adoption. Lacking sex education and easy access to birth control, they were forced into hiding while pregnant and then into “abandoning” their infants. In her latest film, Ann Fessler, Professor of Photography at Rhode Island School of Design, reprises the subject of her award-winning The Girls Who Went Away (National Book Critics Circle; Ballard Book Prize), which Ms. readers named an all-time best feminist book.

Women Make Movies | 2012 | 48 minutes
A Jury of Her Peers - imageA Jury of Her Peers

This riveting feminist classic probes the notion of women’s victimization and justifiable homicide and opens the possibility for the creation of an alternate, feminist justice and judgment.

Women Make Movies | 1980 | 30 minutes
A Normal Girl - imageA Normal Girl

A NORMAL GIRL brings the widely unknown struggles of intersex people to light through the story of intersex activist Pidgeon Pagonis.

Women Make Movies | 2020 | 14 minutes
Abortion Helpline - imageAbortion Helpline

At the Philadelphia abortion helpline, counselors field nonstop calls from women and teens who are seeking to end a pregnancy but can’t afford to, illustrating how economic stigma and cruel laws determine who has access to abortion in America.

Women Make Movies | 2020 | 13 minutes
Absences - imageAbsences

ABSENCES, by award winning filmmaker Tatiana Huezo (The Tiniest Place), exposes the ever-intensifying phenomenon of enforced disappearance in Mexico and the ways it affects women.

Women Make Movies | 2015 | 26 minutes
Apache 8 - imageApache 8

A story of resilience, strength, and tradition, APACHE 8 tells the story of an all-female group of firefighters, who protect their reservation from fire and respond to wildfires around the station.

Women Make Movies | 2011 | 57 minutes
Atomic Homefront - imageAtomic Homefront

ATOMIC HOMEFRONT shines an urgent and devastating light on the lasting toxic effects that nuclear waste can have on communities.

Women Make Movies | 2018 | 96 minutes
Azmaish - imageAzmaish
Pakistani filmmaker Sabiha Sumar’s inspiring and probing documentary explores the complex relationship between India and her native country.
Women Make Movies | 2017 | 85 minutes
Bedevil - imageBedevil

BEDEVIL is the stunning debut feature from Tracey Moffatt (NIGHT CRIES, NICE COLORED GIRLS) and the first feature directed by an Australian Aboriginal woman.

Women Make Movies | 1996 | 90 minutes

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