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Madelyn Osur

Film Library

As an ongoing commitment to bring film to our community, RMWF provides one of the largest collections of film featuring the work of female filmmakers. There is a suggested donation to join the Madelyn Osur Film Library. See details below.

Hours

Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm
Call ahead – 719.226.0450
We recommend that you call before coming by to ensure someone will be in the office.

Location

2727 N. Cascade Ave, Suite 140
Colorado Springs, CO 80907

Cost
  • Individual Membership
    Suggested donation $20
  • Group Membership
    Suggested donation $50
    Three or more people

The OP Shop

When an unusual donation arrives at a suburban thrift store, the elderly ladies who work there take turns unlocking the mystery.

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The Optimists

Despite their weekly training sessions, the volleyball ladies in THE OPTIMISTS, ages 66-98, have not played a match for 30 years.  Now this is exactly the plan.

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The Perfect Fit

Ballet shoes might be worn by delicate girls, but they are crafted by burly men, whose hands tell a different story. A perfectionist shoemaker pounds his soul out making each pair, as he tries to ease the burden on the dancers’ feet.

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The Poodle Trainer

A Russian Poodle Trainer reveals her transcendent relationship with her dogs and the welcome isolation behind the red velvet curtains of the circus.

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The Providers

Three healthcare providers bring care to those living on the margins, in a rural American community struggling with a shortage of doctors and the ravages of the opioid epidemic.

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The Pushouts

By 15, Victor Rios was a highschool “dropout,” heroin dealer and Oakland gang member with multiple felony convictions and a death wish. But when a teacher’s quiet persistence, a mentor’s moral conviction and his best friend’s murder converge, Rios’ path took an unexpected turn. Now he studies, advocates for and connects with students whose similiar experiences have led to their being pushed out of school.

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The Queen and I

When Nahid, an Iranian exile, set out to make a documentary about Farah, the wife of the shah of Iran, she expected to encounter her opposite. As a child, Nahid had lived in poverty, watching Farrah’s wedding as if it were a fairy tale. In this poignant consideration of subjectivity as truth, we learn that people write history. And can also heal it.

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The Reckoning

More than 120 countries have united to form the International Criminal Court (ICC). Like a deft thriller, this film keeps you on the edge of your seat as this tiny court in The Hague struggles to change the world and forge a new paradigm for justice, while innocent victims wait. Will the Prosecutor succeed? Will the world ensure that justice prevails?

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The Student Body

Coined the ‘Fat Letters’ by students, states around the country have begun mandating schools to send notification letters to kids whose body mass index (BMI) doesn’t fall within a narrowly “acceptable” range.  When a determined sixth­grader in Ohio voices her protest against the letters, student journalist Bailey Webber is inspired to take her fight to the highest levels of government. THE STUDENT BODY is a true underdog story of two brave girls who take a stand against government intrusion and hypocrisy while exploring the complex and controversial truths of the childhood obesity debate.

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The Time That We Have

A quietly moving exploration of love and loss, Director Mira Jorgil’s sensitively made film portrays the final hours husband Arne Conrad shares with Ruth, his wife of 67 years. As Ruth’s life begins to slowly slip away, Arne must make the delicate prep…

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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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