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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.

American Hollow

The story of an Appalachian family caught between century-old traditions and the modern world. A disturbing portrait of poverty, turmoil and hopelessness, this film is ultimately joyous, life-affirming exploration of the lives, loves and dreams of a distinctly American family.

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Two kids whose lives center around the sea have their routine changed when something unexpected appears from the water during a fishing trip. Will their friendship survive the turbulent events that follow?

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Naomi has known all her life she will succumb to the same fate that has struck her family for generations. She is determined not to make a fool of herself as her ancestors have trying to avoid the curse.

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Searching for Angela Shelton

The filmmaker sets out on a journey to meet every other Angela Shelton in America in an attempt to survey the early 21st Century thoughts of American women. She is surprised to find that many of them, like herself, have been beaten or molested. She learns about forgiveness, faith, and the power of the human spirit.

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Smile ‘Til It Hurts: The Up With People Story

Smile ‘Til It Hurts: The Up With People Story explores the clean-cut, smile-drenched singing phenomenon Up With People. Since 1965, this peppy youth group has sung to 20 million people worldwide, performed at four Superbowl halftime shows, and been par…

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Smiling In A War Zone

After reading in a newspaper about an Afghan girl who shared her fighter pilot dreams, the filmmaker knew what she needed to do: Simone would fly herself to Afghanistan and show her how to fly. In her tiny canvas-covered ’61 Piper Colt plane, the journey from Copenhagen to Kabul takes three long, exciting and complex months.

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Small Boxes

A young Hispanic-Australian works the night shift unloading boxes at a produce market.On an outing with his grandmother he discovers an unexpected opportunity, and a buried hope is awakened.

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Standing On My Sister’s Shoulders

In Mississippi, the success and power behind the civil rights movement was a grass roots foundation of ordinary women whose small acts of defiance and great acts of courage were able to turn Mississippi around. Meet the unforgettable heroines.

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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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