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.
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.
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.
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.
This first feature documentary about Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks delves deep into her historic role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott and her work both before and after this event. Through interviews with people who knew her, powerful archival footage and her own words, the film tells the story of Parks’ extensive organizing, radical politics, and lifelong dedication to activism.
Fight or Flight chronicles the journey of the first female pilot employed by Colorado Parks and Wildlife. She shares her story of how she overcame childhood trauma by taking to the sky. Drawn to flying as a means to flee her early life, she pursues a career in professional aviation and discovers she must first assemble the tools required to face her past and heal.
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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