Genre

Women's Interest

Short Films

A LINE BIRDS CANNOT SEE

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A LINE BIRDS CANNOT SEE

Directed by Amy Bench
A young woman recounts her harrowing saga in the U.S. while fleeing a violent home life in Guatemala.
Short Films

A LOVE SONG FOR LATASHA

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A LOVE SONG FOR LATASHA

Directed by Sophia Nahli Allison
A radical act of remembrance for Latasha Harlins, whose death sparked the 1992 LA Riots, through her cousin…
Short Films

ALL SKINFOLK AIN’T KINFOLK

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ALL SKINFOLK AIN’T KINFOLK

Directed by Angela Tucker
The race for mayor of New Orleans comes down to two very different black female politicians resulting in…
Short Films

CODE RUTH

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CODE RUTH

Directed by Caroline Voagen Nelson
A true love story about a Morse code instructor finding her path and family during WWII.
Short Films

DANI

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DANI

Directed by Lizzy Hogenson
Featuring intimate stop-motion animation, Dani provides an update on her breast cancer treatment in an emotionally fraught call…
International Features

FOR SAMA

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FOR SAMA

Directed by Waad al-Kateab
A harrowing and unforgettable autobiographical portrait of a woman’s life during the uprising in Aleppo, Syria as told…
Short Films

GUAXUMA

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GUAXUMA

Directed by Nara Normande
A young woman reflects on a dear childhood friend she had growing up on the beaches of Brazil.
Southern Features

GUEST HOUSE

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GUEST HOUSE

Directed by Hannah Dweck, Yael Luttwak
Three women overcome their opioid addiction with the support of a re-entry house in this inspiring and hopeful…
Southern Features

JADDOLAND

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JADDOLAND

Directed by Nadia Shihab
A young filmmaker returns to her mother’s dazzling artistic haven to explore three generations of their Iraqi family…
International Features

KATE NASH: UNDERESTIMATE THE GIRL

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KATE NASH: UNDERESTIMATE THE GIRL

Directed by Amy Goldstein
An unvarnished, behind-the-scenes look at the creative life and professional struggles of British singer-songwriter Kate Nash.
Short Films

LEARNING TO SKATEBOARD IN A WARZONE (IF YOU’RE A GIRL)

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LEARNING TO SKATEBOARD IN A WARZONE (IF YOU’RE A GIRL)

Directed by Carol Dysinger
In a country known as “one of the worst places to be born a girl,” visit a school…
Short Films

LITTLE MISS SUMO

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LITTLE MISS SUMO

Directed by Matt Kay
Twenty-year-old Hiyori is a female sumo wrestler fighting to end the Japanese ban keeping women from competing professionally.
International Features

LOVE CHILD

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LOVE CHILD

Directed by Eva Mulvad
A poignant portrait of forbidden lovers, desperate to start a new life with their secret child, find themselves…
US Features

MADE IN BOISE

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MADE IN BOISE

Directed by Beth Aala
This deeply empathetic and eye-opening peek at the burgeoning business of surrogacy follows four gestational surrogates and their…
International Features

MOTHER

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MOTHER

Directed by Kristof Bilsen
A deft exploration of what it means to be a mother through a caregiver who cares for other…
Short Films

MOTHERLAND

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MOTHERLAND

Directed by Emily Mkrtichian, Jesse Soursourian
A group of brave Armenian women shake off cultural traditions to rid their country of landmines left over…
US Features

NOTHING FANCY: DIANA KENNEDY

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NOTHING FANCY: DIANA KENNEDY

Directed by Elizabeth Carroll
Diane Kennedy is a legendary chef and author, whose razor sharp intellect, and cutting wit are beautifully captured…
Galas & Centerpieces, International Features

CENTERPIECE FILM: OBJECTOR

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CENTERPIECE FILM: OBJECTOR

Directed by Molly Stuart
A window into the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through the perspective of a Jewish woman making an uncommon sacrifice.
Southern Features

QUALIFIED

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QUALIFIED

Directed by Jenna Ricker
Inside the hallowed grounds of the Indianapolis 500, Janet Guthrie — the first woman to attempt Indy —…
Short Films

QUILT FEVER

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QUILT FEVER

Directed by Olivia Loomis Merrion
Paducah, Kentucky's annual Quilt Week is home to what is known as the Academy Awards of quilting.
Southern Features

RAISE HELL: THE LIFE & TIMES OF MOLLY IVINS

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RAISE HELL: THE LIFE & TIMES OF MOLLY IVINS

Directed by Janice Engel
Few journalists have left a legacy so profound and sharply funny as Texas' Molly Ivins, whose acerbic insights…
International Features

SEAHORSE

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SEAHORSE

Directed by Jeanie Finlay
When a transgender man decides to carry his child himself, the pregnancy prompts a reckoning with conventions of…
Short Films

SECOND SIGHT

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SECOND SIGHT

Directed by Cole Sax
When the matriarch of a Filipino family loses her sight to cataracts they struggle for years, until a…
US Features

THE CONDOR & THE EAGLE

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THE CONDOR & THE EAGLE

Directed by Sophie & Clement Guerra
Four Indigenous leaders across North and South America seek to empower their communities and find solutions to combat…
Short Films

THE LAST TRAPP FAMILY

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THE LAST TRAPP FAMILY

Directed by Hudson Lines
The last commercial fishing family in Rhode Island practice traditional trap fishing, struggling to survive in a changing…
Short Films

TUTWILER

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TUTWILER

Directed by Elaine McMillion Sheldon
In one of America's most notorious prisons, female inmates fight for reform and continue to give birth at…
International Features

VARDA BY AGNES

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VARDA BY AGNES

Directed by Agnès Varda, Didier Rouget
Agnès Varda’s final feature documentary sheds light on her experience as a director, bringing a personal insight to…
Southern Features

WELL GROOMED

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WELL GROOMED

Directed by Rebecca Stern
The creative and colorful world of competitive dog grooming is presented in this charming documentary that follows four…
Short Films

WOMEN IN FIRE

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WOMEN IN FIRE

Directed by Scott Calonico
Less than 10% of firefighters are women — meet a few who are making headway in their industry.
International Features

YOUR TURN

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YOUR TURN

Directed by Eliza Capai
With kinetic energy and infectious empowerment, three young Brazilian activists fight for education and affordable transportation.