This past Saturday, actor & UN Women Global Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson debuted Hurdles, a new “small film” about the fight for gender equality.
Set to Sia's hit "Chandelier," the video features footage from the women's Olympic hurdles final from the 1964 Tokyo games. ... [Read More]
Mark your calendars! The new documentary Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise will be released October 14th. In anticipation, American Masters has released the film’s trailer.
As friends from Dr. Angelou’s inner circle, directors Rita Coburn Whack and Bob Hercules were granted remarkable and unmatched access ... [Read More]
25 years ago, on November 22, 1991, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast had its theatrical release and captivated audiences worldwide, becoming the first animated feature film to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. On Sunday, during a 25th anniversary screening of the classic film at Lincoln Center in New York, Angela ... [Read More]
Black Women in Medicine is the first feature film to chronicle the lives of women who challenge stereotypes, race, gender, class, and culture to achieve their dream of becoming physicians.
This groundbreaking documentary features the diverse voices of young medical students, ... [Read More]
The new documentary Audrie & Daisy follows the stories of Audrie Pott and Daisy Coleman, two high school girls from different cities who were sexually assaulted by boys they considered to be friends.
Subsequently, the girls were both bullied online and constantly taunted at school. ... [Read More]
'Hidden Figures' is "the incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)—brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John ... [Read More]
Not sure how this one slipped by us, but based on the trailer alone, we cannot wait to see Queen of Katwe. The inspiring film is the true story of a young girl who rose from a poverty-stricken community in Uganda to become an international chess champion.
Directed by Mira Nair, Queen of Katwe ... [Read More]
A couple of weeks ago we posted this awesome photo on social media from the Ghostbusters premiere of Kristen Wiig sharing a moment with two young girls, Marissa Soto and Natalie Lopez. While a picture is worth a thousand words, we wanted to know more about the two girls and those priceless smiles. ... [Read More]