Helen Reddy’s life is brought to the screen for the first time in Australian director Unjoo Moon’s new biopic, “I Am Woman,” in theaters and on demand September 11.
Taymor’s film about Steinem—”The Glorias”—shows the complexities of many different yet united women, who form the backbone of a movement for peace, freedom and equality.
Based on the book by Jenni Hendriks, Unpregnant tells the story of Ivy League-bound Veronica who realizes she’s pregnant and wants an abortion. So, Veronica and her former best friend Bailey embark on a road trip to the closest clinic where she can consent to her own abortion—over 1,400 miles away.
Abortion is largely defined by the politics that surround it. Mainstream art and media overwhelmingly reduce abortion to a topic of political and religious controversy, of culture wars and red-state legislation. Rarely is it treated as what it is: a highly personal health care decision.
But “Never Rarely Sometimes Always,” a new movie written and directed by Eliza Hittman, does just that.
A new Netflix six-part documentary series offers a unique and nuanced view of the ongoing struggles in America’s broken immigration system—so nuanced, in fact, that the Trump administration pressured the filmmakers of “Immigration Nation” to remove particularly horrific scenes and even to delay its release until after the November elections.
Join a live conversation with the filmmakers of “Immigration Nation” on August 19 at 9:00 a.m. PT/noon ET.
As the 2020 Presidential Election grows closer day by day, it is essential to stay informed about methods of voter suppression. The short film “Suppressed: The Fight to Vote” highlights these unconstitutional issues in great detail, by documenting with thorough statistics and interviews examples of voters being stifled.
“We cannot lose focus on protecting the right to vote.”
“Queen of the Capital,” a new documentary from director Josh Davidsburg, reveals a colorful queer community in the heart of the nation’s capital. The documentary follows drag queen Muffy Blake Stephyns on her quest to be crowned Empress of the Imperial Court of Washington, D.C.
Here are five teen films with female protagonists from the 1980s and 1990s (in date order) to get your “sex talk” started. Maybe in their imperfection, you can find moments that will spark dialogue and reflection.
The conversation around film history today still revolves around predominantly male and white producers, directors and more. Even in 2020, the American Film Institute’s list of 100 Greatest American Films of All Time has not one female director.
In order to widen the conversation in the future, we must amend how we look at the past. The time is up—and for many of us, it has been up for quite a while.
The new BBC drama “Sitting in Limbo”—which premiered on June 8—sheds light on the 2018 Windrush Scandal in the U.K. Screenwriter Stephen Thompson reflects on how the racist targeting of black British people affected his family, as well as the show’s parallels to activist movements in the U.S.