In 1998, 18 year old LaTraun Parker made a documentary about the difficulties of growing up in Harlem.
A Hollywood Conversation with actress Greta Gerwig
Greta Gerwig Barnard ’06 (Greenberg, upcoming Arthur) discusses her career, her ambitions, navigating between the Indie world and Hollywood.
“I wanted to be a boy when I got borned, you know, outta your tummy!” spoken by Audrey. Audrey Superhero explores the shifting terrain of gender identity.
A riveting documentary of the recently assassinated Benazir Bhutto, a polarizing figure in the Muslim world. Following in her father’s footsteps as a pillar for democracy, Bhutto was expected to dominate Pakistan’s 2008 elections but the assassination sent Pakistan politics into turmoil.
Bismillah follows the beginnings of one Muslim woman’s groundbreaking struggle against America’s political structure. The film tells the story of Farheen Hakeem, a feisty 31-year-old Muslim Girl Scout troop leader who puts herself under public scrutiny by taking part in the consummate patriotic act – running for office.
A mother torn between being a good citizen and protecting her child discovers that both intervening and turning a blind eye can have negative consequences.
Chisholm ’72: Unbought & Unbossed
Unbought & Unbossed is the first historical documentary on Brooklyn Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm and her campaign to become the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee in 1972.
Desert Flower is based on the Novel by Waris Dirie and Cathleen Miller. Her story touched the hearts of millions: Waris Dirie’s book Desert Flower, which recounts her incredible journey from an African nomad to an international top model.
Hunger, loneliness and the will to survive push Fao to embark on a journey that will bring her face to face with her fears.
A young mother will do just about anything to keep the lights on. A young mother does what she must in order to get the electricity turned back on before her daughter returns from school. This is a story of survival.
Growing Up Barnard
Are women’s colleges a dying breed? In the past forty years over 75% of women’s colleges have closed or merged with their male counterparts.
Guess what, America? Sexism still exists in the U.S., despite the fact that women are a majority of our population. Miss Representation explores women’s underrepresentation in positions of power and influence in America by challenging the limited portrayal of women as encouraged by the mainstream media.