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Film Library

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.

Air-Mail (“Messages Dans L’Air”)

A young woman lives alone with her cat in a small town. The two are complete opposites: whereas the woman is good-hearted and benevolent, the cat is a hunter-killer type. The young woman has a secret: she is in love with her neighbour, a boxer. Thanks to her cat’s adventures, she will have closer contact with her love.

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Mavis! is the first feature documentary on gospel/soul music legend and civil rights icon Mavis Staples and The Staple Singers. Featuring powerful live performances and conversations with friends including Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt, Jeff Tweedy, Chuck D, and more, Mavis! reveals the struggles, successes, and intimate stories of her journey.

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“T­-Rex” is an intimate coming-­of­-age story about a new kind of American heroine. For the first time, women’s boxing is included in the 2012 Olympics. Fighting for gold is 17-year-old Claressa “T-­Rex” Shields from Flint, Michigan.

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The Second Mother

THE SECOND MOTHER centers around Val, a hard-working, live-in housekeeper in modern day Sao Paulo. Val is perfectly content to take care of every one of her wealthy employers’ needs. But when Val’s estranged daughter Jessica suddenly shows up the unspoken class barriers that exist within the home are thrown into disarray. (Subtitled)

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4th grader Daniel takes his yearly standardized test and is confronted with the complicated question: What race are you?

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A Courtship

Kelly (33) is saving herself for marriage and following Christian Courtship, a conservative Christian alternative to dating where parents, in conjunction with God, search for their daughters’ husbands. Kelly’s own parents think she should meet a husband through dating and disagree with courtship, so she moves in with “spiritual parents” and embarks on a journey to find a spouse.

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Rita Mahtoubian Is Not a Terrorist

When Iranian-born Rita Mahtoubian sets out to change her life from ordinary to extraordinary she accidentally captures the attention of a homeland security agent in this satirical fairytale about romance, terrorism and trying to be a better person.

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Lucy is a story about a girl and her dog. The short is an illustrated love letter, written and shot to memorialize her pups memory.

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Library Policy

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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