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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:

62 Days - image62 Days

62 DAYS is an urgent examination of a growing trend of laws that seek to control a pregnant woman's body.

Women Make Movies | 2017 | 29 minutes
Birth on the Border - imageBirth on the Border

Seeking a safer future for their children, two women from Ciudad Juárez, risk harassment at the hands of Border Patrol to cross the US-Mexico border legally to give birth in El Paso, Texas.

Women Make Movies | 2018 | 28 minutes
Birthright: A War Story - imageBirthright: A War Story

This urgent documentary examines how women are being jailed, physically violated and even put at risk of dying as a radical movement tightens its grip across America.

Women Make Movies | 2017 | 100 minutes | College, Adults
A Crushing Love - imageA 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 | 10-12, College, Adults
Golden Gate Girls - imageGolden Gate Girls

In GOLDEN GATE GIRLS author and professor S. Louisa Wei tells the story of filmmaker Esther Eng, the first woman to direct Chinese-language film in the US, and the most prominent woman director in Hong Kong in the 1930’s.

Women Make Movies | 2014 | 90 minutes
It Was Rape - imageIt Was Rape

Survivors of sexual assault speak out.

Women Make Movies | 2013 | 60 minutes | College, Adults
93Queen - image93Queen

93QUEEN chronicles the creation of the first all-female Hasidic ambulance corps in New York City.

Women Make Movies | 2018 | 90 minutes | College, Adults
Who's Afraid of Kathy Acker? - imageWho's Afraid of Kathy Acker?

Who’s Afraid of Kathy Acker is a thoughtful and creative film biography/essay on the late outlaw writer and punk icon.

Women Make Movies | 2008 | 84 minutes | College, Adults
Between the Lines - imageBetween the Lines

BETWEEN THE LINES offers rare interviews with over 15 major Asian-Pacific American women poets.

Women Make Movies | 2001 | 60 minutes | College, Adults
They Call Me Muslim - imageThey Call Me Muslim

THEY CALL ME MUSLIM highlights how women still must struggle for the right to control their own bodies – not only under theocratic regimes, but also in secular, democratic countries where increasing discrimination against Muslims and sexism intersect.

Women Make Movies | 2006 | 27 minutes | College, Adults

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