Brilliant New Documentary ‘Citizen Jane’ Chronicles Activist Jane Jacobs’ Battles Against The Urban Planning Establishment

April 25, 2017 by

In 1960 urban planner Jane Jacobs took on the “urban planning establishment” with her book The Death and Life of Great American Cities, which explored the consequences of modern planners’ and architects’ reconfiguration of cities. ... [Read More]

Watch: Short Film About A 10-Year-Old “Girl Boxer” Training To Be A Professional Fighter

April 24, 2017 by

Emily Sheskin is a New York City based filmmaker and editor making a film about Jesselyn Silva, a 10-year-old who genuinely loves the sport of boxing and is already training seriously to fulfill her dream of becoming a professional fighter. This short film - "Girl Boxer" - is part of a larger and ongoing feature film project that ... [Read More]

New Film ‘Step’ Documents Girls’ High School Step Team Striving For Success In Dance & Life

April 18, 2017 by

Based on this trailer, STEP is definitely going to be a must see. The feature-length documentary, developed and directed by award-winning producer and filmmaker Amanda Lipitz, follows the senior year of a Baltimore girls’ high school step dance team as each one tries ... [Read More]

Young Filmmaker Takes On Controversial Mandated School BMI Testing In Powerful Documentary

February 27, 2017 by

As a way to address obesity among American youth, lawmakers in dozens of states have passed mandates forcing schools to perform Body Mass Index (BMI) tests on students.  Following these tests, notification letters (also called ‘Fat Letters’ by students) are being sent to kids whose body mass ... [Read More]

Underage Girls Are Being Sold Online In America… New Documentary Features Mothers Fighting For Justice For Their Daughters

February 14, 2017 by

What if it was your daughter? Child sex trafficking happens "every minute of every day in every city in America" and Mary Mazzio, an award-winning documentary film writer/director, Olympic athlete, and former law firm ... [Read More]

Celebrating Bessie Coleman, The First African American Woman With A License To Fly

January 26, 2017 by

Today marks the 125th anniversary of pioneering aviator Bessie Coleman's birth. She was the first African American woman to earn a pilot’s license. Born in 1892, Bessie was 11 years old when the Wright Brothers completed the first successful airplane flight. Reading and hearing about the incredible “flying machines” ... [Read More]

A Sneak Peek At Katie Couric’s Powerful Gender Revolution Documentary

January 25, 2017 by

On February 6th, as an accompaniment to its recent January 2017 issue Gender Revolution, National Geographic will be airing its powerful new documentary, “Gender Revolution: A Journey With Katie Couric” Through interviews with scientists, psychologists, activists, authors and families, the two-hour film takes an in-depth look at ... [Read More]

The Radical Monarchs: New Docu-Short On The Youth Group For Activist Girls Of Color

January 18, 2017 by

“Berets, badges, Black Lives Matter and social justice: the youth group for activist girls of color.” Meet the Radical Monarchs, an Oakland, CA based group dedicated to creating opportunities for young girls of color “to form fierce sisterhood, celebrate their identities and contribute radically ... [Read More]

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