Docuseries Aims To Give A Voice To Murdered, Missing & Forgotten Women of Chillicothe, Ohio

June 22, 2017 by

"As a father of daughters of my own, I could not help but be drawn to wanting to help solve this mystery and to find out why these families felt that they were not getting the justice they deserved." This is what inspired Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning documentarian Joe Berlinger to make 'Gone: The Forgotten Women of ... [Read More]

“My Hero, Sonia Warshawski”… The Heartfelt Essay That Won This 5th Grader An Award

June 22, 2017 by

When Olivia Tavernaro was in the 5th grade, she was asked to write an essay about her personal hero. She chose a local Kansas City woman she knew whose life has been nothing short of triumphant, against the most unthinkable circumstances and the greatest odds. Olivia recited her essay dressed as her hero, ... [Read More]

ALTHEA: A Powerful Documentary About Trailblazing Tennis Champ Althea Gibson (Trailer)

June 9, 2017 by

Thanks to our friends at the Women Sports Film Festival, an empowering celebration of female athletes and the filmmakers who tell their inspiring stories on the big screen, we just came across ALTHEA, a powerful documentary about an uncompromising trailblazer who, against all odds, emerged as the queen of the highly segregated ... [Read More]

College Sophomore Pens Emotional “Thank You” To The Holocaust Survivor Who Inspired Her To Launch Youth-Run Nonprofit

June 7, 2017 by

Five years ago, when Caroline Kennedy was in the 8th grade, a guest speaker visited her Kansas City area school to share her extraordinary story. She could have never predicted the big impact this woman would have on ... [Read More]

Filmmaker Captures Big Impact Of Inspiring Holocaust Survivor… Her Grandmother

May 23, 2017 by

As a young girl growing up in Kansas City, Leah Warshawski would look at the tattoo on her grandmother’s arm and wonder what it meant. That’s because Sonia didn’t speak about the Holocaust and all she endured. But six years ago, as a 33-year-old, accomplished filmmaker, Leah realized that Sonia was one of the last ... [Read More]

‘Looking for Leia’ New Documentary About The Girls & Women Of Star Wars Fandom

May 12, 2017 by

“Looking for Leia” is an upcoming documentary by award-winning filmmaker Annalise Ophelian that "explores the Star Wars phenomenon from the perspective of fangirls.”  Filmed at Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017, the film features interviews with cultural critics, film buffs and female ... [Read More]

Documentarian Erin Lee Carr Explores Munchausen By Proxy Syndrome In True Crime Film ‘Mommy Dead And Dearest’

May 10, 2017 by

Film synopsis, via HBO Documentary Films... "In Mommy Dead and Dearest, provocative documentarian Erin Lee Carr (Thought Crimes: The Case of the Cannibal Cop) again explores a crime in the age of social media. Things ... [Read More]

Dot of Light: Short Documentary Tells Inspiring Story Of 3 Women Astronauts

May 9, 2017 by

For National Space Day, filmmaker Eliza McNitt, in partnership with Google, released Dot of Light, the story of three female astronauts - Dr Kathryn D. Sullivan, Nicole Stott, and Anousheh Ansari - and their journey to the stars. The captivating ten minute documentary is told through ... [Read More]

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