As an ongoing commitment to build community around film, we welcome you to explore a catalog of titles that have been shown at the Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Festival over the last 35 years. These films celebrate the drive, spirit and diversity of women, while sharing the stories and experiences of those often unheard or unseen.
The Great 14th: Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama in His Own Words
This uniquely exclusive oral autobiography is a profound and inspiring story for the ages.
Joyce Carol Oates: A Body in the Service of Mind
Joyce Carol Oates has remained intensely private, until now. After trying for 16 years, she finally agreed to participate in director Stig Bjorkman intelligent documentary.
How to be at Home
Isolation can be daunting and overwhelming, especially when it extends over long periods of time or when it’s imposed upon us. While we all process loneliness differently, this is currently a collective experience shared across the world. With the hope that their moving work might help you cope with isolation, we want to present a unique and inspiring perspective from two Canadian artists who not only accept but embrace solitude.
Caliefah is an entrepreneur and a single mother of three young kids. Growing up in Compton, she began her business first out of necessity, fueled by her resourcefulness. Upon discovering that personal products like soap weren’t available through the food stamp program, she saw an opportunity to provide for her family.
Told by her daughter Wendy, MINK! chronicles the remarkable Patsy Takemoto Mink, a Japanese American from Hawaii who became the first woman of color elected to the U.S. Congress, on her harrowing mission to co-author and defend Title IX, the law that transformed athletics for generations in America for girls and women.
When a news publisher in Arkansas, an attorney in Arizona, and a speech therapist in Texas are told they must choose between their jobs and their political beliefs, they launch legal battles that expose an attack on freedom of speech across 33 states in America.
A new documentary on the importance of play and independence, envisioning a healthier way forward for kids and schools.
Reclamation: The Rise at Standing Rock
In 2016, at Standing Rock, the youth of many tribes unite the Native Nations for the first time in 150 years and rise up in spiritual solidarity against the 3.8 billion dollar Dakota Access Oil Pipeline (DAPL). These young Native leaders known as ‘water protectors’ join together to honor their destiny as they pray and protect Mother Earth by leading a peaceful movement of resistance which awakens the world.
Max is an ambitious young man and he is about to go to his dream school oral exam. He will live at his grandmother’s place to prepare it. Staying with her, he will discover Grandma’s secret…
Weed & Wine
A lyrical love letter to both weed and wine, WEED & WINE peeks behind the curtain at two oft-hidden professions—that of a French vintner and a California cannabis grower—who face converging uncertainties as they bring their children into their business and their wares to market.
An immersive portrait of dance pioneer Alvin Ailey, told through his own words and a new dance inspired by his life.
Meat the Future
With animal agriculture occupying roughly 45% of the world’s surface area , producing m ore greenhouse gases than cars, the prospect of meat consumption doubling by 2050 is a wake – up call for solutions. The planet’s future may lie with “clean meat,” also known as “cell – based meat” and “cult ivated meat , ” a food science that grows real meat fro m animal cells, without the need to slaughter animals. Billionaires Bill Gates and Richard Branson, and food giants Cargill and Tyson have invested in the birth of this new industry, instilling confidence that cell – based meat may soon come to market as a s ustainable alternative to conventional meat.
Films are available to borrow for all local residents of the Pikes Peak Region. Up to THREE FILMS (3) may be checked out at one time for up to TEN (10) DAYS.
These DVDs are the property of Rocky Mountain Women’s Film. Use is authorized for private home screenings only. Reproduction or public showings of these films, in whole or in part, are strictly prohibited. If you are interested in showing a film to a larger audience, please contact RMWF to make arrangements with the appropriate distributor and/or filmmaker.
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