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]

Upcoming HBO Documentary Chronicles Unbreakable Bond Between Debbie Reynolds And Carrie Fisher

December 29, 2016 by

The tragic back to back deaths of actress and author Carrie Fisher (60) on Tuesday and her mother, Hollywood legend Debbie Reynolds (84), yesterday have put greater importance on the upcoming HBO Documentary Bright Lights, which was shot with the close pair about a year ago. It is said to be a candid "chronicle of the ... [Read More]

Remembering “Miss Sharon Jones” Who Shared Her Inspiring Life In Powerful Documentary

November 21, 2016 by

Last week we heard the sad news that brilliant soul and funk singer Sharon Jones, of Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, passed away at the age of 61 after battling pancreatic cancer. Success didn’t come easy for the singer. In the 90’s she had pretty much given up trying to build a music career after being told ... [Read More]

What Tomorrow Brings… Compelling Documentary Takes Close Look At Educating Girls in Afghanistan

October 25, 2016 by

In spite of the global attention to the issue, girls in Afghanistan continue to struggle as they pursue an education. In the new documentary What Tomorrow Brings, filmmaker Beth Murphy captures some of these challenges, ... [Read More]

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