This is the extraordinary story of the poet and folk singer Violeta Parra, whose songs have become hymns for Chileans and Latin Americans alike. Director Andrés Wood traces the intensity and explosive vitality of her life, from humble origins to international fame, her defense of indigenous cultures, and devotion to her art.
Who is Pauline Park
Pauline Park is a Korean-American adoptee, a transgendered woman, and a human rights activist. Yearning to belong, she has been tracing the genealogical roots of her adoptive parents, helping her, and us as well, better understand how our identities can both define and betray us at the same time.
Women Aren’t Funny
Female comedian Bonnie McFarlane sets out along with fellow comedian and husband Rich Vos (and their adorable 3 year old) to find out once and for all if women are funny and report her unbiased findings in this important documentary film.
WONDER WOMEN! The Untold Story of American Superheroines
Tracing the fascinating evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman and superheroines in film from the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, WONDER WOMEN! examines how popular representations of women reflect society’s anxieties about women’s power and liberation.
Work-in-Progress: A Quiet Inquisition
A doctor must choose between breaking the law or breaking everything she stands for.
Work-in-Progress: Everybody Knows…Elizabeth Murray
Everybody Knows… Elizabeth Murray traces the life and work of this remarkable woman, whose paintings established her as a veritable iconoclast of the 20th Century art world.
Work-in-Progress: Girls Gone Vinyl : The Untold Story of Female DJs
What does it take to make it in a man’s world? We traveled the world to find out why and talked to female DJs.
Work-in-Progress: Missing in Action: The Women behind Television’s Golden Age
Missing in Action is the untold story of the unsung women who helped invent television in post-WWII New York.
Work-in-Progress: She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry
She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry tells the story of the brilliant, impassioned women who launched the women’s liberation movement in the 1960′s.
Work-in-Progress: The Illusionist
Multi-billion dollar industries saturate our lives with images of unattainable beauty, exporting body hatred from New York to Beirut to Tokyo. Their target? Women, and increasingly men and children. The Illusionists turns the mirror on media, exposing the absurd, sometimes humorous, and shocking images that seek to enslave us.
Works-in-Progress Full Program 2013
We are proud to present the following works in progress: Admission is free.