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.


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Tough Love

TOUGH LOVE chronicles the lives of two parents with cases in the United States child welfare system as they attempt to prove to the courts that they deserve a second chance to be parents.

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Made using hand-crafted stop-motion collage animation, “Toys” tells the autobiographical father-daughter story of actress Peggy Pope. In 1930s farm country, Peggy’s father wanted a son, but he got her. He tries to toughen up his little girl by giving her toys intended for boys: knives, bats, lariats, guns. One day, he brings home an archery set. To his astonishment, she proves a savant and goes on a shooting spree around the yard, coming into her own and making him fear for his life. The film is narrated by Pope, now 86, looking back on this momentous encounter with her dad.

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TRANSMILITARY chronicles the lives of four individuals (Senior Airman Logan Ireland, Corporal Laila Villanueva, Captain Jennifer Peace & First Lieutenant El Cook) defending their country’s freedom while fighting for their own.

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Trash Dance

Sometimes inspiration can be found in unexpected places. Choreographer Allison Orr finds beauty and grace in garbage trucks, and in the men and women who pick up our trash. Filmmaker Andrew Garrison follows Orr as she joins city sanitation workers on t…

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Based on the filmmaker’s award-winning memoir “Beneath A Tall Tree,” This film is a powerful documentary about the filmmaker’s search and reunion with her birth mother and grandmother.

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Two Spirits

Two Spirits interweaves the tragic story of a mother’s loss of her son with a revealing look at the largely unknown history of a time when the world wasn’t simply divided into male and female and many Native American cultures held places of honor for people of integrated genders.

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Umoja – No Men Allowed

Umoja  – No Men Allowed tells the amusing and life-changing story of a group of impoverished tribal Samburu women in Northern Kenya who reclaim their lives, turning age-old patriarchy on its head when they set up a women’s only village.Their story bega…

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Unravel follows the Western world’s least wanted clothes, on a journey across Northern India, from sea to industrial interior. They get sent to Panipat, a sleepy town and the only place in the world that wants them, recycling them back into yarn.Reshma…

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Unshaken: The Road to Woo

Ferrari Films presents UNSHAKEN: THE ROAD TO WOO, a 40-minute documentary film on the life of Wendy Woo and the stories of the Wendy Woo Band. Wendy Woo shares her experiences as a business woman, musician, and mother.

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Uphill All The Way

As part of their correctional school programs, five troubled teenage girls ride bikes from Canada to Mexico. As they struggle up the mountains of Canada and Colorado, they mature in ways visible, thought provoking and completely unexpected.

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Uranium Drive In

The film follows a proposed uranium mill in southwestern Colorado—the first to be built in the U.S. in 30 years—and the emotional debate pitting a population desperate for jobs and financial stability against an environmental group based in nearby a resort town. Without judgement, both sides of the issue are brought to life in heart-wrenching detail as the film follows conflicting opinions and visions for the future. The film offers no easy answers but aims instead to capture personal stories and paint a portrait of the lives behind this nuanced and complex issue.

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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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