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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

Breakfast at Ina’s

“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.

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Breathing Lessons: The Life and Work of Mark O’Brien

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.

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Buck

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.

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Building the American Dream

In Texas, construction workers face the deadliest conditions in the country. Building the American Dream follows three immigrant families who are rising up to seek justice and equality in an industry rife with exploitation.

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Butterfly Girl

At first glance, it is not obvious that Abbie Evans lives with a life-threatening skin disease. She is a typical teenager: moody, rebellious, irreverent, and is also strikingly beautiful. But her life is the antithesis of normal.

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By Invitation Only

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.”

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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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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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