Anna Cady | Sierra Leone | 2013 | 11 mins
The use of oil painted animation brings to life the stories of three powerful women in post conflict Sierra Leone; revealing the violence and corruption women face as they fight for fairer representation in the governance of their country.
Leila Jarman | USA and Jordan | 2013 | 51 mins
Asma and Munira produce and broadcast a groundbreaking socio-political radio program from Amman on the issues plaguing the Jordan Valley, an impoverished, religious and tribal agricultural hub – and their home.
Paul Johannessen and Jeffrey Jousan | Japan | 2012 | 23 mins
Six Japanese women offer brutally honest views on the state of the cleanup, coverups, and untruths since the nuclear accident in Fukushima, and how it has affected their lives, homes, and families.
Heidi Lee Douglas | Australia | 2014 | 30 mins
A young filmmaker documents the destruction of Tasmania’s ancient forests and is swept up in a multi-million dollar legal battle that challenges the right to free speech.
Julie Winokur | Kenya | 2014 | 14 mins
In Kisumu, Kenya a surprising approach to HIV prevention relies on building bonds between two unlikely groups: police officers and sex workers.
Paul Redman | Brazil | 2014 | 8 mins
The Babassu warriors have battled hard to maintain their way of life. In the face of intimidation and threats from farmers for years, Babassu women have negotiated their own terms; establishing the Free Babassu Law in seven states.
Leila Jarman | USA | 2016 | 6 mins
A Dream of Paper Flowers is a poetry film and a soundscape steeped in allegory, a capsule of femmy horror, unnerving and captivating. It is a glimpse into the raw, jagged coals of the female psyche.
Ellie Lobovits | USA | 2016 | 5 mins
An ultra-short film exploring the poetry, life philosophy, and musings on mortality by the 93-year-old feminist poet Adrienne Wolfert.
Ishani K. Dutta | India | 2013 | 50 mins
An impoverished but spirited mother of three decides to rent her womb for income, embarking upon a roller coaster of emotions at the heart of an economized medical procedure: surrogacy.
Huaqing Jin | China | 2016 | 31 mins
Drolma, a young Tibetan woman, struggles to negotiate between her Tibetan roots and traditions, and the modern, urban setting of Sichuan, China, where she lives and works.
Ximena Amescua Cuenca | Mexico | 2015 | 24 mins
A glimpse into the everyday life of Juanita, a Mayan traditional doctor, midwife, nurse and activist.
Charles Gay | Kenya | 2013 | 13 mins
Shot among the Samburu semi-nomadic tribe of Kenya this film shows the people’s relationship to the ancestral and controversial practice that is female circumcision.
Milène Larsson | China | 2016 | 24 mins
A week in Lugu Lake, China, with three generations of Mosuo women reveals what life is like in one of the world’s last matriarchies.
Paolo Patruno | DRC, Malawi, Uganda | 2012 | 15 mins
Every year in Sub-Saharan Africa 200,000 mothers die from complications of pregnancy and childbirth. A great many of these deaths are preventable when women have access to quality prevention, diagnostic, and treatment services.
Sonia Nepram | India | 2012 | 32 mins
The journey of a woman whose will was forged by the structural violence of her existence and who finally finds her voice.
Rajaiah Jones | USA | 2015 | 6 mins
Three black females share their experiences on life, insecurities and what it means to be beautiful.
Elise Laker | Tajikistan | 2013 | 20 mins
Abandoned by her husband, Nigora must defy prevailing gender norms by re-opening and operating his tire repair shop in order to provide for her family and to set an example for her daughter.
Moira Ganley | South Africa, Sweden | 2015 | 30 mins
The Mahoyo Project is a documentary about the Swedish creative trio Mahoyo and their journey to Johannesburg, South Africa, for a cultural exchange with Jo’burg artists.
Robbynne Murphy | Australia | 2016 | 23 mins
A powerful dramatization of real events, The Women Who Were Never There depicts the lengths that a group of determined women will go to get work in a male-only industry.
Holly Mosher | Brazil, USA | 2004 | 47 mins
Through their grassroots efforts, two women in Recife, Brazil, help kids get off the streets and women to break the cycle of domestic violence – giving everyone hope for a second chance.
Paulina Tervo | West Bank | 2009 | 14 mins
In pursuing gainful employment outside the home, four women from across the West Bank challenge cultural norms, paving the way for a better future for their families and society.