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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How can a young boy end his life at the tender age of 15? This film seeks to find answers about what kind of life he led. What defines this film as a remarkably unique and truth-telling achievement is the way it explores how filmmaking can create closure for its creators as well as its audience.
What is it like to move twelve times before you graduate; feel like an outsider in your own country; grow up in a paradox that is idealistic and autoritarian; privileged and perilous? This film is about growing up as a military “brat”. Brilliant, thoughtful, unforgettable.
“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.
Mark O’Brien was a poet-journalist who lived in an iron lung for four decades. Incorporating the vivid imagery of O’Brien’s poetry and his candid, wry and often profound reflections on work, sex, death and God, this provocative film asks: What is a life worth living? Winner of Best Documentary-Short Subject, 1997 Academy Awards.
American cowboy Buck Brannaman has a unique way of communicating with horses, and it’s exactly this unorthodox style of training that inspired the novel “The Horse Whisperer.” In this documentary, director Cindy Meehl gets to know the real-life Buck as she reveals his fascinating story about how an abusive childhood helped teach him the compassion and insight needed to train horses, not with punishment but by treating them the way he would treat humans — with respect.
Most people have heard of Mardi Gras, but few know that within the festival also exists a very private world of high-society balls. Originated by former Confederate slave-owners, these remain rooted in the celebration of white supremacist values..Class and culture intersect in this documentary made “from the inside.”
Featuring six remarkable “over 40” dancers and stunning choreography, this film is a joyful, inspiring confirmation that age can enhance our gifts.
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.