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

Canary of the Ocean

A beguiling documentary about the fabled coral reefs which are collapsing. Like the proverbial canary in the coal mine, the coral is warning us that the oceans are in trouble. This film is a celebration of coral’s beauty and a prayer for our planet.

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Catch It

Léa Brassy grew up in northern France. By the time she was 17, she moved to southern France for the warm water surf. Accustomed to a life on the road, her nomadic lifestyle takes a pause at the Unstad break in the Lofoten Islands in Northern Norway.

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Children of the Snow Land

A coming of age voyage in which the children must trek from their adopted city school all the way back to their birthplace in the highest inhabited villages on earth, to reconnect with family and an ancient way of life, to make peace with those who gave them up for a ‘better’ life.

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China Blue

This film takes us inside a Chinese blue-jeans factory to show how our clothes are actually made and how the teenage workers live.

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Christa McAuliffe: Reach for the Stars

The story of Christa McAuliffe, an extraordinary mother, teacher and role model who lost her life aborted the ill-fated Challenger space shuttle, is narrated by Susan Sarandon and accompanied by Carly Simon’s music. The film illustrates Christa’s compassion for humanity and knowledge in her own words.

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Claire Makes It Big

This film depicts what many of us would like to see: Claire is a full-figured actress who keeps losing parts to thinner rivals. When a role written specifically for her is given to a sexy starlet, she steals the film’s negative and gives us a surprise ending.

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CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap

CODE documentary exposes the dearth of American female and minority software engineers and explores the reasons for this gender gap and digital divide. The film highlights breakthrough efforts that are producing more diverse programmers and shows how this critical gap can be closed. CODE asks: what would society gain from having more women and minorities code and how do we get there?

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Complaints of a Dutiful Daughter

Neither depressing nor too”medical,” this film is an inspiring exploration of family relations, aging and change between the filmmaker and her mother, who has Alzheimer’s Disease. Nominated for the Best Documentary, 1995 Academy Awards. Winner of the 1995 RMWFF Founders Award.

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Cried Suicide

Heartbroken over an ex-girlfriend, Jay (Nicol Paone) is desperate for attention and fakes a suicide attempt. When she returns home with her best friend Jen (Sarah Burns), she gets more than she bargained for from sympathetic friends in the form of tears, food, and even porn.

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Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1

Based in Canandaigua, NY and open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, the Veterans Crisis Line receives more than 22,000 calls each month from veterans of all conflicts who are struggling or contemplating suicide due to the psychological wounds of war and the challenges of returning to civilian life.

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Crossing Midnight

Shot on the border of Thailand and Eastern Burma, this film tells the story of a remarkable community of refugees from Burma working against incredible odds to help their own. A dedicated group of cross-border backpack medics travel at great risk through the jungles of Eastern Burma to treat those living on the run.

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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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