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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.


A brawl on Everest? Director Jennifer Peedom set out to uncover tension in the 2014 Everest climbing season from the Sherpas’ point of view, and instead captured a tragedy when an avalanche struck, killing 16 Sherpas. SHERPA, tells the story of how the Sherpas united after the tragedy in the face of fierce opposition, to reclaim the mountain they call Chomolungma.

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Last Day of Freedom

An animated documentary telling one mans’ decision to stand by his brother, a veteran returning from war, as he faces criminal charges, racism, and the ultimate punishment.

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Two strangers unexpectedly meet at an airport. He mistakenly assumes her to be his assigned driver. She, enchanted by the random encounter, does not hurry to prove him wrong.

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Breakfast at Ina’s

“Breakfast Queen” Ina Pinkney has been feeding Chicago for the past 33 years. A fearless chef, businesswoman and polio survivor, Ina has decided to close the doors of her beloved breakfast eatery. “Breakfast at Ina’s” interweaves the story of Ina’s extraordinary life with the restaurant’s last days as she and her staff serve up its final meals.

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Set in the Hasidic enclave of Borough Park, Brooklyn, 93QUEEN follows a group of tenacious Hasidic women who are smashing the patriarchy in their community by creating the first all-female volunteer ambulance corps in New York City. With unprecedented — and insider — access, 93QUEEN offers up a unique portrayal of a group of empowered women who are taking matters into their own hands to change their own community from within.

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The Foreigner’s Home

Taking its name from an exhibited she curated at the Louvre, The Foreigner’s Home looks at the life and work of Toni Morrison. A wealth of footage and exclusive interviews illuminate the themes of identity that unite the work of the celebrated writer.

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Overload: America’s Toxic Love Story

Before starting a family, Soozie Eastman, daughter of an industrial chemical distributor, embarks on a journey to find out the levels of toxins in her body and explores if there is anything she or anyone else can do to change them.

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This Mountain Life

Few venture into true wilderness. Martina and her 60 year-old mother attempt a 6-month journey to Alaska on skis; a mountain monastery; a snowshoe artist. Six riveting portraits of human passion set high in the awe-inspiring peaks of British Columbia.

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A Woman Like Me

A Woman Like Me is a documentary that interweaves the real story of Alex Sichel, diagnosed with terminal cancer in 2011, with the fictional story of Anna Seashell (played by Lili Taylor), who manages to find the glass half full when faced with the same diagnosis. The documentary follows Alex as she uses narrative film to explore what is foremost on her mind while confronting a terminal disease: parenting, marriage, faith, life, and death.

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No Place to Hide: The Rehtaeh Parsons Story

Rehtaeh Parsons, a teenage girl from Halifax, Nova Scotia, decided to end her life on April 7, 2013. The suicide was her permanent solution to the problem of being cyber bullied and harassed over the online distribution of a photo taken during an alleged gang-rape that occurred when she was extremely drunk.

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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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