One of the most pressing conversations in Hollywood is how to increase the number of female storytellers. In building on our conversation from last year, we will discuss how vital the female gaze is for progressively depicting a more representative and inclusive female narrative.
The town hall will include activists working for women’s equality and leadership to discuss ways to move forward. What are the best ways to turn outrage into power?
The moving story of a retired bull rider, the younger rider she mentors, and the barriers they both face as women in the world of rodeo.
Activist and actress Mariska Hargitay investigates the alarming backlog of untested rape kits that have denied justice to survivors of sexual assault for decades. I Am Evidence reveals pervasive problems within the U.S. criminal justice system and sends a powerful message that this travesty must be stopped.
First-time writer/director Rungano Nyoni spins a magical tale where comedy and tragedy are interwoven to virtuosic affect. After a harmless encounter in an African village, the state imprisons the quiet, withdrawn, 8-year-old orphan, Shula, in witch camp.
A powerful critique of the economic and social inequities that divide the United States, It’s Criminal follows a group of Dartmouth College students who, as part of a college class, work with female inmates in a rural jail to create and perform an original play.
Saoirse Ronan stars as Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson who navigates the pressures and constraints of Catholic school with awkward self-assuredness.
Lemonade Mafia tells the story of a young girl pursuing her dream—to own her own business. But what happens when a rival enters the picture?
Directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and presented by WITHIN, this nonfiction series follows extraordinary women in Pakistan actively working to change their communities.
A 16-year-old girl, who has come to the hospital morgue to identify her mother’s body is turned away by hospital attendants because she’s too young.
Valerie Red-Horse Mohl’s documentary tells the tale of a true American legend, Wilma Mankiller, a community organizer-turned-political leader who defied all odds to make a difference for her people.
Come learn from Alexa Junge, a Barnard Alumna ’85, and accomplished showrunner, screenwriter, T.V. writer and producer whose credits include Friends, The West Wing, and Grace & Frankie.