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Madelyn Osur

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.

Tyke Elephant Outlaw

Honolulu, August 20, 1994. Tyke the circus elephant goes on a rampage in front of thousands of horrified onlookers. Her break for freedom will leave a city in shock and spark a global battle over our use of wild performing animals. (Graphic Images)

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Traction

First dates can be minefields of decorum and double standards in Rory Uphold’s Traction. Andy, the self-righteous single woman from Uphold’s “Safety”, goes on a perfectly okay first date that’s quickly sidelined by a racist joke.

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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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To Be Takei

Over seven decades, George Takei journeyed from a WWII internment camp, to the helm of the starship Enterprise, to the daily feeds of five million Facebook fans. Join George and his husband Brad on this star’s trek for life, liberty, and love.

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The Story of Percival Pilts

While playing on stilts, young Percival Pilts vows “Never again shall my feet touch the ground!” Compelled ever higher, he builds his stilts so tall that he no longer fits into normal society. A whimsical story about the challenges and charms of living an impractical life.

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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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The Kiosk

For years now, the kiosk has been Olga’s little home simply because her sweet tooth and monotonous life has made her bigger than the exit. All until an absurd incident starts the beginning of her journey.

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Discovering Dominga

When 29-year-old Iowa housewife Denese Becker decides to return to the Guatemalan village where she was born, she begins a journey towards finding her roots, but one filled with harrowing revelations. Denese, born Dominga, was nine when she became her family’s sole survivor of a massacre of Mayan peasants. Two years later, she was adopted by an American family. In Discovering Dominga, Denese’s journey home is both a voyage of self-discovery that permanently alters her relationship to her American family and a political awakening that sheds light on an act of genocide against this hemisphere’s largest Indian majority.

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Blackfish

The first film since Grizzly Manto show just how nature can get revenge on man when pushed to its limits.

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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.

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

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